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About the Awards

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The annual UKBAA Angel Investment awards celebrate the high growth and success in the angel and early-stage investment market – recognising the fastest growing brands and acknowledging the founders, angels, crowd funders and early-stage venture capital investors behind them.

We are delighted to be holding our black tie awards ceremony at the Science Museum, London on Wednesday 3rd July 2024 and look forward to celebrating the success & determination of the angel and early-stage investment community.

Find out more below.


Who can enter the awards?

The UKBAA Angel Investment Awards are open to high growth companies that have received early-stage finance, as well as angel investors and groups, early-stage venture capital and crowdfunding platforms.

Nominations on behalf of portfolio companies are encouraged from investment groups. Both the nominator and nominee are referenced in the Award PR.

You can enter as many categories as relevant to maximise your chances of winning!

Why should you enter?

A two-stage judging process supported by an independent judging panel of industry experts adds credibility and prestige to recognition through the UKBAA Angel Investment Awards. Entrants are offered an opportunity to participate in a coordinated PR campaign across industry, business and national media. Furthermore, the awards night put s you in a room with 400 members of the early-stage ecosystem.

How to enter

To enter the UKBAA Angel Investment Awards simply select the award category(ies) most relevant to your achievements and complete the online form. We encourage you to make these applications as details as possible. There is no fee to be considered for an award.

When is the nomination deadline?

Nominations close on 17th May. Further details will be provided closer to time.

How are the awards judged?

There is a two-stage judging process for the UKBAA Angel Investment Awards based on the entry form. An initial shortlist of all entries submitted by the deadline will identify finalists in each award category. Finalist entries will automatically go forward to a second round where a panel of judges for each award will score each entry. Scores from each panel judge will be collated to determine the overall winner. In the event of a tie, a winner will be determined by consensus.

When are the finalists announced?

To be confirmed. All finalists are given a finalist logo and a press release to publish on their website and distribute to their media channels and customer/partner networks to optimise their recognition.

How confidential is the judging process?

Information supplied in the entry form is completely confidential and will not be published or shared with third parties.

When will I find out if I have won?

All winners will be revealed at the UKBAA Angel Investment Awards ceremony on Wednesday 3rd July 2024. Each winner will receive a trophy. Winners will also receive a winner logo for their award category and press release including a judge’s comment and photo from the ceremony to publish on their website and distribute to their media channels and customer/partner networks. Please do not request to know before the ceremony.

Who organises the UK Angel Investment Awards?

Now in its 18th year, the UKBAA Angel Investment Awards are organised by UK Business Angels Association (UKBAA)  – the UK trade body for Angel and early-stage investment. Representing over 18,000 angels across the UK, we engage and connect our membership base of angel groups, VC, crowdfunds and investment advisers through a year-long programme of events, industry news as well as provide core industry data and policy reports. The UKBAA also set standards and qualifications for angel investing in the UK, through a 3-tier investor accreditation programme validated by OfQUAL, CISI and SFEDI.

What is the dress code?

The event is black tie.