Dorset Business Angels Virtual Pitch Event - Summer 2020

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During these extraordinary times, Dorset Business Angels has adapted to continue to offer opportunities to Investors, and believe that it is important that all of us continue to do what we reasonably can to support innovative early stage businesses.

We are therefore determined to ensure that the carefully selected companies are still provided with the opportunity to pitch to our network, despite the current limitations in place on face to face meetings, by simply using our innovative and successful new Virtual Pitch Platform.

With this in mind, we're pleased to provide a Virtual Pitch Event showcasing the five most recent companies selected by DBA.

Ahead of the event, please visit our website, where you will find the following information for each pitching company:

  • One page summary sheet
  • Pitch deck
  • 3 minute pitch presentation video

Here, there is also an opportunity for investors to ask questions of the entrepreneurs, the answers to which will be circulated ahead of the event.

This information is held in a password accessed area of our website, attendees will receive this information on completion of their booking on Eventbrite, within your confirmation email.

On Monday July 6th at 2pm, we will hold the Virtual Pitch Event, via Zoom.

The event will see each pitching company present a live 3 minute pitch presentation and take part in a 5 minute Q&A session with investors.

A link to join the event on Zoom will be sent out via email to everyone that has registered on Eventbrite in advance of July 6th.

DBA members must self certified as either a High Net Worth or Sophisticated Investor.

Pitches will be confirmed here in early June:

This virtual event is suitable for:

  • Angel Investors
  • Those considering becoming an Angel Investor
  • Those considering pitching for Angel investment
  • Support services involved in or interested in becoming involved with Angel investment

This virtual event is not suitable for:

  • New business networking
  • Finding new clients

Professionals who want to personally invest or, who have a portfolio of clients to whom Angel investing may be of interest are very welcome to attend this virtual event. If you have a specific requirement to attend or if you are unsure whether this event is right for you, please email and we will be pleased to assist.

Non Member Investor Self-Certification is Required for the Virtual Event

Under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (as amended 2005) investors must "self-certify" by meeting simple criteria as "High Net Worth" or "Sophisticated" Investors.There is a tick box facility within the booking process which enable you to confirm your status.

Members of Dorset Business Angels will have already submitted this information and need not do it again.

Visitors, who are neither members or investors are welcome to attend the virtual event for information only purposes and must understand that they can only invest in a non regulated investment on becoming a paid up member of Dorset Business Angels.

Pitchers - We also wish to point out that companies or individuals seeking investment through the Dorset Business Angels must ensure that the information presented to potential investors is neither inaccurate or misleading. They are, accordingly, similarly advised to seek guidance from someone authorised under the Act.


Any information provided on the website or other communication is for information purposes only. The website and other communications and their content are not, and should not be deemed to be an offer of, or invitation to engage in any investment activity. The website and other communications should not be construed as advice, or a personal recommendation by Dorset Business Angels Network Limited. Dorset Business Angels Network Limited is not authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). The content of this promotion is not authorised under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA). Reliance on the promotion for the purpose of engaging in any investment activity may expose an individual to a significant risk of losing all of the investment. UK residents wishing to participate in this promotion must fall into the category of sophisticated investor or high net worth individual as outlined by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

If you have any issues booking your ticket. Please email our Events Manager: Debbie Frith

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