This award recognises a company that has successfully completed a significant, impactful or transformational private fundraise between 1 September 2017 and 1 September 2018.
Judges paid particular attention to:
- Amount and series/type of funds raised.
- Process/speed/allocation fulfilment of securing significant new funds.
- Level/reputation of new investor(s) attracted.
- Post-finance allocation/use of proceeds.
- Level of value creation/value realisation from raise.