Opportunities for ambitious businesses to connect with our experts and learn valuable, actionable insights for their business
Join us as we speak to founders, investors and startup execs about their journey and where they think the London ecosystem is headed over the next decade with the increased focus on diversifying the founder network, talent pool and funding recipients.
It's also a great opportunity to network with other founders and change-makers over drinks & snacks.
We encourage attendees from all genders to attend as the discussion will be focused on gender equality and equal opportunities.
The following individuals will be sharing views on the topic
Felicia Meyerowitz Singh, CEO & Founder of Akoni & Co-founder of HiveFounders.
Felicia was named the Everywoman in Technology Overall Woman of the Year 2019 and Innovator of the year. Felicia is part of the standout 35, Women in Fintech Powerlist by Innovate Finance and was included in the HERoes Role Model list for being a female executive. Akoni has been awarded the FDATA Open Finance Awards 2019 for the best new innovation in consumer savings or wealth journey using account aggregation.
Laura Rosenberger, Strategy & Ops Startup Consultant. Laura is the ex-COO of Naked Wines, an early employee of onefinestay and ex-investment banker.
Juliet Bailin, Associate Partner at Mosaic Ventures and active member of Diversity VC.
The panel will be moderated by Invigorate's founder, Lauren Stewart Tack, who is super passionate about helping businesses succeed. She started Invigorate to bring the very best flexible expertise and experience to startups and scaleups in a manner that works for their goals, budget and timelines. She is an angel investor and before starting Invigorate, she worked as a strategy consultant to over 50+ large corporates and startups.
18:00 - Arrival & networking
18:30 - Panel discussion
19.15 - Q&A with panelists & attendees
19.30 - Networking
20.30 - Close
Topics for Discussion
What are some of the common barriers, misconceptions or challenges that females face being entrepreneurs?
Are there differences in the way females founders and leaders run businesses?
How will the ecosystem, perception of what a "good business is" and startup culture change in the next decade with the increased effort & focus on getting female (and diverse) founders funded?
Are the perceptions of what makes a good founder & business fueled by a male-centric founder/ investor rhotic given that most of funding to date has gone to male founders?
What does Alison Rose's £1BN pledge into female entrepreneurs means for the UK ecosystem?
With the increasing focus on getting more funding into female-owned businesses, how should female founders & investors respond?
There will be an opportunity for Q&A afterwards, if you would like to submit a question beforehand please email info[at]invigorateplatform.com
Invigorate helps ambitious businesses find high quality, flexible people & expertise. We connect great strategic freelance consultants with ambitious businesses in a flexible manner that works for budget & time constraints to help them achieve their goals quicker.
TechHub is the community for tech entrepreneurs and startups. We offer flexible coworking to over 400 technology companies in London with teams from 1 to 80. We provide a growth support programme giving you access to VCs, free one-to-one legal and accounting advice, as well as promotional opportunities. 1 in 5 of our member startups have received a partner or a customer from a direct introduction by the TechHub team.
TechHub members may attend the event for free, please contact Perdie for the discount code.
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For further information or any questions you may have, please contact info[at]invigorateplatform.com