National Angel Awards 2018: Entries now open

We announced earlier this month we have partnered with the Angels of Australia to present the National Angel Awards 2018  We are pleased to announce that categories and entry criteria have been finalised and entries are now open for the National Angel Awards. The awards will be presented on the Angels of Australia Cruise from 11-14 September 2018.

Award Categories are as follows:

Most active angel group assessed by the highest number of confirmed angel investments.

Most active angel investor assessed by highest number of confirmed angel investments.

Best angel deal of the year to be awarded to the most promising looking angel investment based on an assessment of signals and milestones from the investee company by our panel of expert judges.

Angel investor of the year to be awarded to An angel investor who has made a significant contribution to the Australian angel investment community as assessed by our panel of expert judges taking into account not just the investor's investment activity, but also their positive impact on the angel investor community, through education, support, promotion or other activities.

Best angel exit of the year to be awarded to the most financially successful exit in FY 17/18  of an angel investment made in the past to be assessed by our panel of expert judges.

The awards will be based on a data-driven assessment as well as an expert Judging panel is made up of representatives of some of the key angel groups in Australia and will be led by Jordan Green from  the Melbourne Angels. Other judges include Ruth Drinkwater (Brisbane Angels), Ian Gardiner (Innovation Bay), Sandrina Postorino (Sydney Angels) and Techboard's very own Rafael Kimberley-Bowen from the Perth Angels.

All entries into the Awards will also supplement Techboard's capture of startup funding data and will be included in its upcoming Annual Report on Startup and Young Tech Company Funding.

Entries are now open until 5pm WST on Friday 3 August 2018.

Partnering/Sponsorship Opportunities

Opportunities exist to sponsor the National Angel Awards and the prizes for each category.

Please contact us at [email protected] to discuss further.