Archived — Practices and Patterns of Informal Investors
Small Business, Tourism and Marketplace Services
Small Business and Tourism Branch
The work described here provides information with respect to the characteristics, practices, patterns and perspectives of Canadian informal investors. The work draws on empirical data to update profiles of typical individual investors. Breakdowns are presented of: investors' personal characteristics (education, experience, financial attributes, and occupation); investors' investment patterns including their expectations and investment patterns (investment size, sector, stage, frequency of investments, location of businesses); and investors' experiences regarding the availability of investment opportunities.
Catalogue number: Iu188-24/2006E-PDF
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