Call for proposals – “Golden Aurora” 2021

By business angels, 27.07.2021

Dear ladies and gentlemen,

Business Angels Netzwerk Deutschland e.V. (BAND), the national association of German Business Angels, in cooperation with Business Angels Europe (BAE), the federation of Euope´s national angel associations, is annually honoring an outstanding female European angel investor with the “Golden Aurora Award”. Together with you, we would like to embark on the search for „Europe’s Female Angel Investor of the Year 2021“! To reflect the diversity of the European angels market in a public way, we invite you to submit your nominations.

The female business angels with a permanent residence in the EU can be nominated by anyone, be it one of their portfolio startups or a colleague. Nominations should provide information on the following questions: How does she support startups in terms of funding and entrepreneurial expertise? What makes her work so special?

The nominations can be submitted until 7/31/2021 at:

A jury of experienced European angel investors and distinguished players of the ecosystem all over Europe will choose the winner. The award ceremony will take place at probably Europe’s largest congress of the business angel ecosystem, the “German Business Angel Day” on November, 7th in Cologne, Germany.

Like the Aurora of Roman mythology, who opens the gates of heaven and allows the sun to rise, female angels also open golden opportunities for their startups. The award pays tribute to the achievements and important contribution of female angels to the economy. Allowing female founders and angel investors to shine even brighter in the future.

For more information about the award, please visit:

We are looking forward to your proposals!

Best regards,
Anna Schreiner