Best Women-Led Investment of 2015: Abundance Generation

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UK Business Angels Association

02 July 2015

The UK’s first regulated eco investment platform Abundance Generation wins the UKBAA Award for Best Women-Led Investment of 2015 at the UK Business Angels Association Awards.

The UKBAA Awards celebrate the founders and investors behind the UK’s most exciting high growth angel-backed businesses.

The Best Women-Led Investment of 2015 sponsored by British Bankers Association is aimed at businesses in any sector which are either led or funded by women. Nominations are especially welcome that include both of these two aspects.

The win was announced by Kiki Loizou, Small Business Editor of the Sunday Times at the Tower of London Pavilion on July 1st at the UKBAA Awards Dinner 2015.

About Abundance Generation 

Abundance Generation is the UK’s first regulated investment platform enabling anyone to invest in UK renewable energy projects, including solar, wind, hydro and biomass.

The platform enables people to lend from as little as £5 to help build UK wind and solar farms, while earning regular cash returns. When it launched in 2011 it revolutionised the way people invest for their long term future. It creates value for lenders and borrowers that traditional finance can’t by offering customers the chance to make money while supporting the planet. All Abundance projects support the transition to clean energy future, creating a better environment for future generations, so we can all breathe air that’s a little cleaner and look forward to a more sustainable future.

The judges felt that Abundance Generation has established an important business opportunity to enable people to lend money online to build clean energy projects. The strong team is led by an impressive woman founder who has brought her experience from financial services to establish a disruptive model and achieve strong traction. The investor syndicate led by Angel Academe, comprises a group of experienced women angels who have brought  strategic and market support, as well as further funding to help drive the successful growth of the business.

Many thanks to Angel Academe for nominating Abundance Generation for this award.

We look forward to following the Abundance Generation growth story in the years ahead!

The 6 Finalists were: 

·       Abundance Generation– nominated by Angel Academe

·       Flexiworkforce, nominated by Flexiworkforce

·       Fluency, nominated by Clearly Social Angels

·        Noddlepod,nominated by Noddlepod

·       Silkfred, nominated by Silkfred

·        Supapass, nominated by Angels Den

The Award for Best Women-Led Investment of 2015 is sponsored by British Bankers Association

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