Enterprise Angels 2018 in reviewTuesday, June 5, 2018
Enterprise Angels (EA) celebrated the 2018 year at their AGM on Tuesday 5th June, with pleasing results:
Since inception we have:
Made investment of $33.7million
into 68 portfolio companies
including 16 companies by EA Fund 1
and 16 companies by EA Fund 2
33 companies are now managed by EA Nominee
attracted a record 20+ Strategic and Corporate Partners
Our early stage companies have achieved:
6 positive exits
9 of our investee companies have gone on to successfully raise Venture/Series A Funding
resulting in our Fund 1 showing a 22% increase in value
In 2018 Enterprise Angels:
Made investment of $9.2 million
into 9 new companies
and 18 follow-on transactions
We recognise the great work some of our most outstanding members performed during the year specifically:
Our Board, Screening and Investment Committee Members
Angel of the Year = Ian Greaves
Investor Director(s) of the Year = Sam Kidd – Beany
AND Karl Gradon – Heilala Vanilla
DD Master = Alan Dick
Focus for 2019
We believe that growing innovative business ventures, helps people, communities, the environment, and the economy to thrive.
We intend to continue to bring our pick of the best early stage business investment opportunities to our members and investors.
This year we expect to see an increase in the number of investment opportunities with a social or environmental focus (impact investments).
We welcome engagement from all players in the early stage investment market, including Investors, Angel Members, Strategic or Corporate Partners, Entrepreneurs, Incubators or Accelerators, Deal Referrers, Acquisition Partners.
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