To be recognised by such a prestigious award is a real honour but more importantly it marks a milestone for the industry and provides a glimpse into the future of equity finance in the UK
We’re delighted to win this prestigious award against some illustrious competition. We believe we have assembled an unusually strong mix of VC and angel investors, who bring a combination of consumer, operations and technology experience that will help us to scale rapidly. We also recognise that it’s what you do with the capital that counts, so hope to be back in a few years winning a rather different award.
The leadership and management team is an integral part of any organisation and UKBAA’s ‘High Growth Team of the Year’ award is a fantastic way to recognise the outstanding achievements of small businesses investing in the development of their team.
HIGH GROWTH TEAM OF THE YEAR 2014: SOMO
Over the last five years we’ve built Somo into a globally recognised business of experts in mobile and solutions for the connected world, producing industry-leading technology and services for world-renowned brands. We’re incredibly proud to have won this award acknowledging the incredible growth the company has experienced.
The BVCA sought to support the Best Angel & VC Deal Award in recognition of the crucial role that Angels play in finding and funding companies that will later be suitable for venture capital finance. The qualities of the nominees is a reflection of the increasingly symbiotic relationship between angels and venture capital.
BEST FEMALE_LED INVESTMENT OF THE YEAR
The quality of the entries shortlisted and competition this year was just amazing, it must have been a real challenge for the judges to pick just one winner from each category. It was a proud moment when Clear Returns, who found funding through Angels Den, received their award
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