Anthony Clarke's London Business Angels ( LBA) Wins Award for Private Investor Network at Investor Allstars Awards 2013
London Business Angels was announced as the winner of the award for Private Investor Network of the year at the Investor Allstars Awards 2013 on 26th September 2013 at a ceremony at London's National History Museum.
October 2, 2013 (Newswire.com) - London Business Angels was announced as the winner of the award for Private Investor Network of the year at the Investor Allstars Awards 2013 on 26th September 2013 at a ceremony at London's National History Museum. Celebrating excellence in entrepreneurship and the professional investor community, Investor Allstars is an annual event produced by GP Bullhound, the technology investment bank, and GrowthBusiness, a Vitesse Media website specialising in providing informationfor entrepreneurs and leaders of fast-growth enterprises.
London Business Angels (LBA) is one of Europe's leading Angel Investment Networks, connecting innovative fast growth technology companies to equity finance through its membership of experienced angel investors.
Manish Madhvani, chairman of the judging panel and Managing Partner of GP Bullhound, commented: "The judges always have a tough time selecting the award winners and this year was no exception. The winners reflect the innovative spirit of the European entrepreneurs and showcase the strength and depth of the European professional investor community. I congratulate all the winners and those that were shortlisted, who are excellent role models for everyone in the European finance and technology industries."
Anthony Clarke, CEO of London Business Angels, comments, "LBA is honoured to have won the prestigious award as Investor Allstars Private Investor Network of 2013. Angel investing is now established as the most significant form of patient/risk capital for innovative start ups in the UK. With the tax incentives and Angel Co Fund there has never been a better time to consider becoming an angel investor"
Niki Baker, CEO of Vitesse Media commented: "Investor AllStars 2013 was a wonderful night of celebration and I want to congratulate all the winners and those shortlisted for their achievements this year. The European venture capital and technology community should be proud of all its success in the last year."
The Award's headline sponsor was global investment company Sferiq. The premium sponsors were Orrick, a global law firm, andMTI Ventures, which focuses on early stage venture capital and management in software, communication, life sciences, materials technology and industrial products.The award category sponsors were Ballou PR, Berenberg, Growth Company Investor, Information Age, Private Equity Recruitment and Reeves. The event sponsors were Bird & Bird, finnCap and The Up Group.