Sohl receives angel investing award
Sohl is director of the Center for Venture Research at the University of New Hampshire in Durham
Jeffrey Sohl, director of the Center for Venture Research at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, is the 2006 recipient of the Hans Severiens Award from the Angel Capital Education Foundation.
The award honors an individual whose accomplishments have advanced angel investing.
Marianne Hudson, executive director of ACEF and entrepreneurship director of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, said, “Over nearly two decades, Jeff has pioneered research into venture investing and has been unstinting in his support of angels and angel groups. Developing data about angels and their investments is critical to ensuring better understanding and decision-making in the field. He has truly advanced the legacy of Hans Severiens.”
Sohl conducts research on the angel and venture capital market, analyzing trends in the market and providing timely analysis of market conditions to entrepreneurs, investors and public policy makers.
The award is named after Hans Severiens, who founded the Band of Angels in 1994, one of the first angel investment groups in the United States. Severiens also was a founder of the Angel Capital Association, a companion organization to ACEF.