Aviation guidance technology, EV marine propulsion and soup attract the attention of Investors at Monday’s DBA pitch event

Monday evening 4th October saw the welcome return to face-to-face events for Dorset Business Angels (DBA). Investors, sponsors and the DBA team gathered in Bournemouth to watch 5 pitches delivered by entrepreneurs. 16 expressions of interest were registered during the evening, with the most interest shown in the aviation guidance technology, EV marine propulsion and […]

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Dorset’s Angel Investors return to face-to-face pitch events; 5 entrepreneurs will pitch including an EV propulsion system, a digital companion robot and a ready meal company

Dorset Business Angels (DBA) will hold their first face to face Pitch Event for eighteen months on Monday evening October 4th.  The event will take place at the Bournemouth Carlton Hotel. Through their investment pitch events, DBA helps presenters raise equity capital from their investment members. Pitch events bring Investors and Entrepreneurs together to accelerate […]

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A full house of investor interest at Dorset Business Angels pitch event

There was a ‘full house’ of investor interest at the 3rd Dorset Business Angels (DBA) online pitch event in 2021. With some 40 attendees from across the UK & abroad and 5 pitching business, in an event first, every pitch secured investor interest from the Angels. Further due diligence will now be carried out by […]

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Medical innovation, big data, online tutoring, live investor streaming and health food innovation aiming to grab the attention of the Dorset Business Angels

The 3rd online Dorset Business Angels (DBA) pitch event of 2021 takes place on Monday 14th June.  A medical innovation business which has developed a non-contacting solution for diagnostics is hoping to grab the attention of the Angels. In many areas of medicine and healthcare, it is necessary to either contact the patient or take […]

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Investors attention piqued by a Digital fundraising business and a personal safety solutions company at the most recent DNA pitch event.

Dorset Business Angels met for their 2nd online pitch event in 2021 with some 40 attendees from across the UK & abroad. Pitching businesses have 10 minutes to present to the Angels, after which there is 5 minutes of Q & A, followed by discussions between the would-be investors on their decision to carry out […]

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Personal Safety Solutions business grabbing national attention is set to pitch to the Dorset Business Angels

DBA Pitch Event April 26th

A Personal Safety Solutions business, whose service has been thrust into the limelight by a number of recent tragic events, is set to pitch to the Dorset Business Angels (DBA) at their 2nd pitch event of the year.  Set for 26th April, the virtual event continues to attract an ever- growing number of attendees, with […]

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DBA embarks on a specific and targeted project to increase its membership diversity.

Research into Women in Angel Investing conducted since 2018 has the objective of increasing the number of women business angels. The proportion of women angel investors across Europe is very low compared to their male counterparts and there is a vital untapped source of equity finance to support the growth of entrepreneurs, especially women entrepreneurs. […]

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Dorset Business Angels helps to fuel OnBuy’s significant growth

Dorset Business Angels’ (DBA) investment has helped fuel OnBuy’s unparalleled growth. The impressive pitch by OnBuy’s founder and CEO, Cas Paton, to the Angels back in 2019 grabbed the attention of DBA Angel investor Mark Entwistle. The opportunity was subsequently referred to fellow Angel investors at the Surrey Investors’ Club, leading to a team of […]

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Topical online education platform heads up Dorset Business Angels pitch event

The 1st Dorset Business Angels virtual pitch event of 2021 takes place on 1st February. Online pitch events in 2020 attracted a record number of attendees, with some 40 attendees at the previous event in October. A provider of online education will be one of the first up in a bid to seize the moment […]

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Evolve Investor Ambassador: Supernode Global’s Gina King

Gina King

Led by Creative England in partnership with the BFI and UKBAA, Evolve is a programme designed to build a connected ecosystem of investors in the UK’s innovative media and entertainment sectors. As part of Evolve, we are highlighting leading industry investors to help provide a bit of insight into what it looks like to invest in screen-based businesses. We sat down […]

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Jenny Tooth reflects on 2020 and the impact its had on the investment community

Jenny Tooth OBE

As we are now in the run up to what will no doubt be a somewhat limited festive period for many and with the final throw of the dice on Brexit negotiations underway, this seems a good opportunity to reflect on the past year for our investment community. 2020 has brought many unexpected challenges for […]

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1000 Companies to Inspire Britain 2020 report released

The 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain 2020 report was launched in early November by the London Stock Exchange. Many of the inspiring businesses featured in the report have had angel backing to build their early stage growth and scale. UKBAA CEO Jenny Tooth gives an expert commentary on the UK’s thriving angel community on page […]

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Our Pitch Events

There are four pitch events per year, held in February, April, June and October. Usually hosted at the Bournemouth Carlton Hotel or virtually via Zoom.

At each pitch event there will be 5 business presentation pitches of 10-15 minutes, to suit all investor appetites. These will be selected by the Dorset Business Angels directors nearer to the event. Short summaries will be posted to our Events page and distributed via our newsletter ahead of the event. Each pitch includes a Q&A session and is followed by a investor debate, held privately.

These pitches and our other social events are ideal opportunities for networking and learning about what is new and trending in a variety of industries. If you would like to be involved you can find out more on our Investors Membership page.

Our Next Pitch Event

Registration to our next event on January 24th 2022 is via our Eventbrite page.

From October 2021, DBA will run a mix of online and face to face events.

2022 Pitch Events

Monday 24th January - Bournemouth
Monday 4th April
Monday 20th June
Monday 3rd October