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SBNN | Paddy Graham: Significant increase in deal volume in Scotland

Data released last week by consultancy firm Beauhurst showed that the UK’s high-growth economy is in good health. A record £8.3 billion was invested in high-growth companies during 2017, more than double the previous 12 months.

The number of deals that took place in Scotland soared by 44% year-on-year. This increase was second only to the South West of England and compares to an 8% growth in London.

Scotland’s performance can be credited in no small part to a growing and increasingly active network of angel investors. They accounted for just under one third of all Scottish deals and one quarter of all UK angel deals.

Read more at SBNN.

ESIL | Early Stage Investors Summit, 5 & 6 November 2018

We are happy to announce the ESIL Early Stage Investors Summit, taking place on the 5th and 6th of November 2018 in Brussels. This event is organized for all the ESIL Local Leaders and will take place on European Commission premises. The ESIL partners are confident that this event presents a worthwhile networking opportunity for all ESIL stakeholders. Indeed, we believe that meeting face to face is the best way to get acquainted with all the services ESIL offers for Early Stage Finance stakeholders.

European Women Investment Forum (15th November 2018)

Meet the leading women angels and the networks that work to stimulate female investment from France and around Europe during the first European women angel investor forum.

In the afternoon, workshops for the WA4E partners and their women angels are organised by BAE. In the evening, Femmes Business Angels opens their event to WA4E partners.

Event sponsored by BNP Paribas Banque Privée and organised by FBA in partnership with Mr. Mounir Mahjoubi, Secretary of State responsible for Digital Affairs.

UKBAA | Save the Date! Mayor of London’s TechInvest Programme, September 28, 2018

Mayor of London’s TechInvest Programme is an exclusive event series supported by the Mayor of London, in partnership with UK Business Angels Association. This four-year London-based series will showcase the Capital as a global hub for tech innovation by inviting London’s most ground-breaking tech entrepreneurs to pitch their businesses to industry leading investors. With five events per year, each will focus on a specific tech sector, drawing in the best start-up, early stage or scaling businesses to be showcased. From our competition series, an expert judging panel will pinpoint businesses with the strongest potential to scale and contribute to elevating London’s global tech-sector.