Surrey 100 Club – £4m invested in 55 Businesses in 2014

The Surrey 100 Club, the South East’s leading Angel Investment network, today announces it has helped small businesses raise over £30million worth of investment since its inception in 2007. In 2014 alone 55 businesses were presented for investment, securing £3,841,500 between them.

With close ties to the Surrey Space and Technology Incubation Centres, The Surrey 100 Club provides support and training to businesses raising finance. It prides itself on not charging any fees or taking any share of investment its companies achieve, making it a unique investment club.Surrey Incubation is one of the UK leaders in providing support, resources and guidance to help early stage, technology, innovation and space-based start-up businesses and entrepreneurs achieve outstanding business success.

The Surrey 100 Club’s network of Angel Investors, which consists of highly successful business men and women based in and around the South East, are now involved in many of the Surrey start-ups which arise from the business incubators and have created and protected 567 jobs for the UK since 2007.

Sarah De’Lacy, Club Director and Co-Founder of the Surrey 100 Club comments:“We’re absolutely delighted with the success that the Surrey 100 club has made in its eight years of running. We’re working hard to ensure this continues into 2015 and want to see it increase year on year. By leveraging the University’s wealth of resource and contacts in the local entrepreneurial and investment community, the Surrey 100 Club provides the foundation for venture creation. This enables its members to take an active role in tomorrow’s success stories, helping to boost the region’s economy.”

For further information, please visit: http://www.surrey100club.co.uk/ or to visit the business incubator you can do so here: http://www.surreyincubation.co.uk/

The Surrey 100 Club will be running an event on 13th May at the offices of Orrick, Cheapside, London. This event will showcase 6-8 high quality investable opportunities, to our Investor Members. If you are an investor and are interested in the Surrey 100 Club, please get in touch for an invite to our May event. Club Secretary Joan Moore – E: j.moore@surrey.ac.uk