DESCRIPTION OF APPLYING CATEGORIES

Best European Early Stage Investor (Individual/ Organization)
This award is open to any equity investor operating in the European early stage market. Applying investors should demonstrate:

- At least one investment or exit in 2020;
- Proficiency in the full investment process (from investment to exit);
- Recognition by peers;
- Recognition by the entrepreneurs as bringing a real value added to the enterprise;
- Cross-border qualification as per international investor(s) involved or country of origin of the investee company;
- Contribution to the promotion of the European early stage investment market.

Successful Business Financed by Early Stage Investors
This award is open to SMEs that have received funds from European early stage investors and can demonstrate at least one of the following situations:

- Achievement of a positive exit to the investors;
- Considerable impact of the investment reflected in the growth of the company (employees, internationalization, etc.);
- Attraction of different market players into the same investment round (e.g. business angels, VCs, family offices...);
- Cross-border qualification as per international investor(s) involved;
- Demonstration effect to the market.

Best Performing EBAN Member
This award is open to all members of EBAN that can demonstrate:

- Sound results of their activity for the year 2020;
- Successful collaboration with its local community and with other EBAN members;
- Engagement in EBAN activities;
- Recognition by peers.

Best Performing New EBAN Member
This award is open to new members that have joined EBAN as of January 2020 and can demonstrate:

- Considerable increase in performance since joining EBAN;
- Successful collaboration with its local community and with other EBAN       members;
- Engagement in EBAN activities;
- Recognition by peers.

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* 1. Applying category: Mark with an (X) the applying category/ categories (see end of document for description of applying categories)

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* 2. Nominating EBAN Member

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* 3. Summary of the Application taking in consideration the items requested for each of the categories. (max. 2 pages)

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* 4. Supporting documentation/testimonials provided

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