AngelList is a U.S. website created in 2010 for startups, angel
investors, and job-seekers looking to work at startups. It started
as an online introduction board for tech startups that needed seed
funding. Since 2015, the site allows startups to raise money from
angel investors and allows investors to invite other accredited
investors to share in the deals.
AngelList was founded in 2010 by serial entrepreneur Naval Ravikant
 and Babak Nivi . Naval cites his own experiences as a serial
entrepreneur and the struggles of finding funding as the impetus for
In July 2013,
AngelList entered into a partnership with CrunchBase, an
online tech company database owned by TechCrunch until 2015.
In February 2015,
AngelList launched its UK syndicate counterpart,
which allows individuals to co-invest with early investors in European
In October 2015,
AngelList launched CSC Upshot, a $400M fund dedicated
to investing in US startups, run by China’s third-largest private
equity firm, China Science & Merchants Investment Management
In November 2016,
AngelList acquired Product Hunt.
In February 2017, Naval Ravikant was named Angel Investor of the Year
in TechCrunch's 10th Annual Crunchies Awards..
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