, London




Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Taylor Wessing, 5 New Street Square, EC4A 3TW

18.30 Registration, 19.00 Pitch Presentation, 20.30 Networking


Drinks and Canapes will be served

The next Pitch Event of the Harvard Business School Alumni Angels of London (HBSAAL) is on Tuesday, 18 June 2019.

HBS Angels pitch events are interactive, and there is the opportunity to network with other angel investors, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, experienced early-stage partners, and HBS alumni.

Please forward to friends and colleagues who may be interested.  For this event, guests are welcome, as part of our mission to add value to the broader business and entrepreneurial community in the UK.



Our event will be moderated by Allister Furey.

Allister Furey is the Managing Director of Entrepreneur First (EF) and manages both European and Asian operations for EF. EF is the world’s leading talent investor: it invests time and money in the world’s most talented and ambitious individuals, helping them find a co-founder, develop an idea, and start a company. So far, EF has assisted 1,000+ people, helped create 200+ companies, worth a combined $1.5bn. He holds a Phd in Computational Neuroscience and Robotics, a Master’s in Applied Artificial Intelligence and an MBA.




Click here: HBSAAL pitch event on June 18

Alternatively contact Janet Talbut on events@hbsangelslondon.com / 01223 812800




In order to conform with UK legislation you must now self-certify that you are a high net worth individual or a sophisticated investor to attend all HBS Angels pitch events.


Please bring the completed self-certification form with you or you will need to sign one on the door.


On behalf of the HBS Angels board, thank you for your interest in HBS Angels, and we look forward to seeing you on 18 June.





We are pleased to announce the five high profile companies pitching for your investment at our next pitch event on 18 June.







Its mission to democratise the English Language for kids. It is a subscription based & scalable product with independent evidence of efficacy and international product/market fit, using combination of immersive, learning content and safe social community, for kids to connect and ‘chat’ in English. The company has already reached 10k+ schools and families in more than 100 countries. It is currently developing mobile, machine learning enabled solution to serve schools and demand directly from families.







It addresses one of the major risks in healthcare through its point of care (PoC) tests for the rapid detection of bacterial infections and subsequent antibiotic sensitivity (AS) analysis. The company will seek initial sales traction in the relatively lightly regulated animal market with tests for UTIs, mastitis and TB. The human market will be targeted through licensing of its patented technology to global diagnostics companies.







FoodMarble have developed a first-in-class personal digestive breath tester, which enables the user to measure which foods they are able to digest most effectively. Measuring breath hydrogen, an already validated clinical biomarker, FoodMarble are making this in-hospital test available to all, at home. FoodMarble are initially targeting IBS, a $13B market and a condition affecting over 1-in-8 worldwide. With the connected app, users can track food, breath hydrogen, sleep and stress to help them craft a personalised diet. With major pharma partnerships in development and over £1m in sales, FoodMarble are now raising investment to expand to clinical market.







Sensei built a seamless solution, that uses a combination of ceiling cameras, edge computing and computer vision algorithms to empower all existing brick & mortar retailers to be autonomous and check out free. Creating a store experience where they allow shoppers to walk in, grab the products they need, and just leave.







Effie’s mission is to remove ironing duties all together ; hang up your clothes, click go and they will all ironed for you. Effie is an automated domestic ironing machine – the user hangs up 12 items of clothing and they are dried and ironed at the press of a single button. They have built a working prototype with their patent pending technology. They released a video of the product and it was seen 85m times and let to 350,000 email subscribers who want to purchase the device.





The Harvard Business School Alumni Angels of London (HBSAAL) is not a venture fund, investment bank, broker/dealer, investment clearinghouse, investment portal, or any other form of investment advisor, and is not registered with the Financial Services Authority.  Any information distributed by HBSAAL, its officers and its members is for information purposes only and is not intended to be, and is not, an endorsement, approval or other recommendation with respect to any securities and/or investments.  Dissemination of information does not constitute an endorsement of the accuracy or adequacy of the information.

Potential or actual investors are responsible for obtaining all necessary information for evaluating the relative merits and risk of an investment, as well as engaging their own investment advisor if deemed to be appropriate.  HBSAAL is not responsible for, and shall have no liability for, any investment decisions.  The entering into of any investment transaction will be with the respective company without involvement of, or participation by, HBSAAL.  Potential or actual investors understand that any investment they may make entails substantial risks and need to be able to bear the complete loss of any such investment.


Date and time
18 June 2019
07:12 - 00:00
Venue Address
Taylor Wessing, 5 New Street Square, London, EC4A 3TW