WASHINGTON, Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SCORE, – www.score.org - mentors to America's small businesses, has gathered statistics concerning how much and how often angel investors provide financing to small businesses, which industries receive the most investment and what characteristics comprise the "typical" angel investor.

More Angels Give Less Funding, More Often
According to data presented visually in the infographic, angel investors as a whole give less funding than venture capitalists, but do so more often:

- Angels invest $23B while venture capitalists invest $27B.

- The population of angel investors is comprised of 268K individuals while venture capital as a whole is made up of 522 active firms.

- 67,000 deals are done by angel investors while 3,700 are done by venture capitalists.

Software Industry Receives Most Angel Financing
The industry receiving the most angel funding is Software (23%) followed by Healthcare (14%), Biotech (11%), Media (11%), Retail (7%) and Financial Services (7%). Miscellaneous/other industries represent 22% of angel funding.

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(SARASOTA, Fla., November 24, 2014) Manasota SCORE and Paychex Inc., a leading provider of payroll, human resource, insurance and benefits outsourcing solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses, have forged a new partnership to foster continued small business growth and success in southwest Florida.

Through this partnership, Manasota SCORE (www.manasota.score.org) and Paychex (www.paychex.com) will work together to deliver educational content for business owners and key employees through special events, podcasts, mentoring and collaborative training.

“We appreciate that Paychex has partnered with our chapter to promote long-term growth for our business clients,” said Dennis Zink, chair of Manasota SCORE. “We’re looking forward to working with Paychex to develop enhanced business education, introduce SCORE clients to Paychex services, provide mentoring for their clients, and track the impact and reach of our joint efforts.”

“Paychex is proud to be partnering with SCORE to help local business owners learn more about every aspect of the employee lifecycle – from hiring your first employee to creating a robust benefits package, including retirement, that ensures you’re retaining top talent,” said Chris Timol, Paychex zone manager. “Our subject matter experts will help SCORE members navigate the intricacies of payroll and HR, as well as address new challenges such as those presented by the health care reform law.”

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(SARASOTA, Fla., November 24, 2014) Manasota SCORE and Paychex Inc., a leading provider of payroll, human resource, insurance and benefits outsourcing solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses, have forged a new partnership to foster continued small business growth and success in southwest Florida.

Through this partnership, Manasota SCORE (www.manasota.score.org) and Paychex (www.paychex.com) will work together to deliver educational content for business owners and key employees through special events, podcasts, mentoring and collaborative training.

“We appreciate that Paychex has partnered with our chapter to promote long-term growth for our business clients,” said Dennis Zink, chair of Manasota SCORE. “We’re looking forward to working with Paychex to develop enhanced business education, introduce SCORE clients to Paychex services, provide mentoring for their clients, and track the impact and reach of our joint efforts.”

“Paychex is proud to be partnering with SCORE to help local business owners learn more about every aspect of the employee lifecycle – from hiring your first employee to creating a robust benefits package, including retirement, that ensures you’re retaining top talent,” said Chris Timol, Paychex zone manager. “Our subject matter experts will help SCORE members navigate the intricacies of payroll and HR, as well as address new challenges such as those presented by the health care reform law.”

- See more at: http://www.tampabaynewswire.com/2014/11/24/manasota-score-and-paychex-pa...