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2019 Award Winners

The 2019 Angel Investment Awards took place on  Tuesday 2nd July 2019 with over 380 of the most progressive angel, VC investors and industry leaders from across the UK gathering at Illuminate at the Science Museum in London.

Hundreds of applications were received and reviewed by over 40 leading judges to select the very best from across the UK’s investment ecosystem across 15 categories. The awards recognised top angels, leading VCs and the trailblazing businesses they back.

Click below to reveal the 2019 winners.

Accelerator of the Year

Winner: InnovationRCA

Angel Investor of the Year


Sunil Shah

Vin Murria OBE

Best High Growth Woman Founder


Melinda Nicci, Founder of Baby2Body

Romi Savova, Founder of Pension Bee

Best Investment in DeepTech


Individual angels, IQ CapitalAI Seed and Force Over Mass investment in causaLens

Best Investment in Disruptive Tech

Early Stage Winner: 24 Haymarket investment in Feebris

Growth Stage Winner: West Hill Capital Angel Network investment in SafeToNet

Best Investment in FinTech

Winner: Hangar 51 investment in Monese

Best New Entrant to the Ecosystem

Winner: Conviction Investment Partners (CIP)

Best Scale Up Team of the Year

Winner: Conviction Investment Partners (CIP)

Best Woman-led Investment in Innovation


Amanda Dyjecinski’s investment in Big Couch

Joo Hee Lee and Vin Murria’s investment in Taina Technology

Early Stage Fund of the Year

Winners: MMC Ventures & NVM Private Equity

Exit of the Year

Winner: Ziylo backed by a syndicate of Angels based in Bristol

Most Active Investor in the Regions

VC Winner: Mercia Technologies PLC

Angel Winner: Equity Gap

Syndicate of the Year

Winner: Green Angel Syndicate

Special moments of the evening were captured by Showtime Photo Booth