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.
Why are angel investment pitch events so exciting? A procession of companies make the case for investment with the same bright smiles and hopeful promises, to an audience of predominantly well-heeled, self-made entrepreneurs. Do you recognise this? It is the format the crowd funding platforms have tried to break, with razzamatazz, showbiz style venues, and lavish hospitality, but the audiences remain obstinately the prosperous, worldly-wise cynics that we meet at all the other events, and the pitches are the same combination of over-confidence, inflated claims and desperation. Green Angel Syndicate will be hosting a pitch event on 21st June from 5.30 to 7.30 which will almost certainly be no different.