By Nick Lyth
We’re dying of corona virus, the global economy is in nosedive, climate change is coming to batter us into submission, America is burning, and all we can offer is a new brick? Is it worth it? Who cares?
A small innovation with a domino effect rippling through the entire social, economic and medical fabric of our community.
By Antoine Pradayrol
Our first pitch event of the new decade took place at the beautifully appointed Conduit Club in Mayfair, London. The room was literally packed with a uniquely eager audience of green angel investors, who were treated to five top-quality pitches from five ambitious businesses.
This time, we had three start-up companies contributing to the essential transition towards zero-carbon transportation; and two working at saving an increasingly scarce resource, water:
By Antoine Pradayrol
Our 28th November pitch event at Browns Covent Garden in London broke another record in terms of attendance, and our eager audience of angel investors was treated with five high quality pitches from five ambitious companies in five very different areas of the green economy.
Our 26th September pitch event at Urban Innovation Centre in Clerkenwell, London, was packed with more than 90 attendees and a fantastic line-up of five companies. The companies represented very different sectors, from buildings to industry to electric vehicles to online second-hand shopping. However, all of them had not only a very strong investment case but also a very clear contribution to make to solving the climate crisis – so all were perfectly aligned with Green Angel Syndicate’s objectives:
Our 6th June Pitch Event at Browns Covent Garden in London was another record-breaking success, with a packed, engaged audience of more than a hundred, five new excellent pitches and a very positive update from one of our existing live deals.
Of the six presenting teams, three focused on segments of the renewable energy value chain, and the three others on equally essential sectors of the green economy: energy efficiency, the circular economy and clean agriculture.
Green Angel Syndicate’s fifth pitch event took place in the impressive offices of Baker Botts in the heart of the City of London on 26 April, with a packed room of investors and four innovative companies targeting four very different areas of the green economy:
Green Angel Syndicate’s fourth pitch event took place at the spectacular Taylor Wessing offices on 15 February, with a packed room of investors and five high profile companies targeting five diverse but highly essential areas of the green economy:
Here is a quick summary of what we learned from these businesses, which are all a perfect match for Green Angel Syndicate: businesses with exciting long-term growth potential, able to make a positive contribution to the economy, and good for the environment and for the people on our planet.
Green Angel Syndicate’s third and last pitch event of the year took place on 30 November, with a packed room of investors and four extremely interesting and highly contrasting companies, targeting markets as diverse as:
However, all four of them have two essential points in common: firstly, the ambition to grow into a large company with a unique, innovative, cutting-edge product or service; and secondly, a clear ‘green’ mission. Here is our review of their excellent presentations and the lively Q&A sessions that followed.