Women Angels Investing in the North
Time & Location
About the Event
Fund Her North, supported by NorthInvest, The Innovation SuperNetwork, GC Angels and The UKBAA are delighted to present the Women Angels Investing in the North Investment Forum.
Join leading women from the investment industry to explore how more women can come together to focus on angel investing and support the Northern Powerhouse regions, as well as highlighting the pros and cons of raising investment in this current landscape.
In addition to this, there will be a discussion from a panel of female entrepreneurs emphasising the need for more women angel investors and improving the gender balance in the early stage ecosystem in the UK.
This forum will provide the perfect setting for hearing from experienced women angel investors, and investment experts on how to navigate through the details of angel investing and explore the potential for more women to become a part of the success of building early stage business growth.Agenda
12:30-12:40 - Welcome from Jenny Tooth
12:40-12:50 - Introduction from Helen Oldham
12:50-1:00 - Fund Her North Background
1:00-1:45 - Panel Discussion, hosted by Jenny Tooth: Breaking the barriers to Angel Investing for Women
Carrie Ambler - Angel Investor
Tia Patterson - Angel Investor
Helen Oldham - Angel Investor
1:45 - 2:15 - Jane Booth - UBS: The importance of investment risk in bridging the gender wealth gap
2:15 - 3:00 Panel Discussion, hosted by Estelle Blanks: Raising investment in an unbalanced landscape and unlocking the potential for female entrepreneurs.
Chloe Barrett - Immersify Education (Manchester)
Becky Baker - K9 Nation (Leeds)
Emily Nott - Innovate UK
3:00 - 3:15: Interview with Deepali Nangia, UKBAA Angel Investor of the Year, Alma Angels
3:15 - 4:00 - Panel Session hosted by Jordan Dargue: In response to the Women in Investment Code, improving the gender balance in the early stage investment ecosystem in the UK, and exploring the myths of angel investing
Heather Waters - Natwest
Sarah Hex - Mercia
Eleanor Boardman - DSW Ventures
Gillian Fleming - Mint Ventures
4:00pm - 4:10pm - Event wrap up