Angels on the side of Cambridge trio
Three Cambridge businesses won accolades at the annual UK Angel Investment Awards hosted by the UK Business Angels Association at The Dorchester Hotel, last night.
The Cambridge winners were Undo, Sphere Fluidics and Exonate.
Attended by more than 300 leading entrepreneurs and early-stage business investors, the 14 awards were presented by Emma Sinclair, the successful entrepreneur, UNICEF ambassador and youngest person in the UK to have made a company public (aged 29).
The awards celebrate the achievements of the UK’s fantastic entrepreneurs and the investors who have backed them on their growth journey.
Undo won the Best Investment in Disruptive Tech category. The judges said: “Undo’s disruptive technology addresses a core challenge for software companies: how to improve the quality of their products and fix customer issues quickly.
“Utilising investment from leading angels, Undo has focused on scaling its product development, leading to significant early adoption from major industry players.”
Sphere Fluidics won the Best Investment in Life Sciences category. The judges said: “Sphere Fluidics has made impressive progress in bringing revolutionary new single cell analysis tools to address a key challenge for the biopharma market: the fast and effective screening of single cells for research and development applications.
“The company has attracted significant investment to build its new platform and access new international markets.”
Exonate was awarded ‘One to Watch’ in the Best Investment in Life Sciences category. The judges said: “Exonate is showing promise in developing revolutionary approaches to treatments for eye conditions, and has been backed by investors with deep industry knowledge.”
• PHOTOGRAPH SHOWS: (left to right) Priya Guha from award sponsor Innovate UK, Undo CEO Greg Law and entrepreneur Emma Sinclair