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As the only angel syndicate in the UK specialising in investments that are of benefit to the green economy, Green Angel Syndicate is refining, rather than re-defining, the Cleantech investment sector.
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.
Is Cleantech really clean? How can resource efficiency compete with consumerism? Why does innovation conflict with market demand? You can hear these points discussed in the following video, which features Nick Lyth’s talk to the annual Industrial Summit in Oulu, Finland.