Angel investors have been playing a pivotal role in the American economy for almost half a century, particularly in shaping up the technology industry. Silicon Valley, for instance, has been built and developed by and on the foundations laid by many angel investors. All major tech giants today were start-ups at one point in time.
This infographic shows the Top 5 US Angel Investors of 2013. Between them, they have invested in more than 700 start-ups so far, out of which more than 150 were in 2013 alone.