Autumn 2020 pitch event – presentations are announced

DBA Pitch Event Photo October 12th 2020

A football talent spotting app, classic car business and an interior design technology platform will be headlining at the next pitch event by Dorset Business Angels. The virtual event, on Monday October 12, will have the same format as face to face pitch events pre-Covid. The five unique pitching businesses will each deliver a  ten […]

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Marine Systems technology business grabs DBA attention with its innovative rigging and ropes load-sensing solutions

A marine systems technology company grabbed the attention of the Dorset Business Angels with a concise and compelling pitch. Several of the Angels are keen sailors themselves and were impressed with the innovation demonstrated and the gap in the market that is being filled and the opportunities that the ambitious brand is building. The Company’s […]

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6th July Virtual Pitch Event – Pitches Announced

Neuromarketing user- testing suite, hardware remote monitoring, corrugated cardboard and marine systems in bid to grab Dorset Business Angels attention The 2nd Dorset Business Angels Virtual pitch event takes place on 6th July. The event takes place on the heels of the successful inaugural virtual pitch event in April 2020 which attracted investor interest and […]

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Bournemouth based business showcasing ‘Google maps for sailors’ grabs investor attention at Dorset Business Angels pitch event

Marine navigation equipment

A Bournemouth based business, whose marine navigation platform’s proud boast is that its innovative product is the ‘google maps for sailors’, has grabbed investor attention in their pitch to Dorset Business Angels (DBA), in a Dragon’s Den type pitch. The founder of the business, a former Google employee, is a seasoned sailor who described his […]

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Multiple businesses grab attention at Dorset Business Angels pitch event

The final Dorset Business Angels (DBA) pitch event of 2019 took place in Bournemouth. Over 20 businesses had applied for the prestigious opportunity to pitch in the Dragon’s Den type forum to the Angels. The pitch proposals were whittled down and just 5 businesses had the opportunity to impress and make their mark on the […]

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Daily Echo reports on Conker Spirit seeking investment for major expansion

Rupert Holloway

Dorset’s first gin distillery – founded just four years ago by a “disgruntled quantity surveyor” – is seeking £650,000 for a major expansion. Conker Spirit was founded only four years ago and its bid for new funding values the business at £4million. Rupert Holloway, founder of the Southbourne based brand, appeared before potential investors from […]

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Bournemouth gin company gains significant investor interest at the Dorset Business Angels Pitch event

Pitch Evevnt 24th June

The Dorset Business Angels (DBA) pitch event took place on Monday 24th June at the Hallmark Carlton Hotel in Bournemouth and welcomed along Dorset Chamber’s President Liz Willingham as a special guest. With 5 businesses pitching, it was a Bournemouth based Dorset gin brand that most successfully grabbed the attention of the savvy investors. Dorset’s […]

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