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Fun, financially rewarding and furthering female entrepreneurs: why YOU should consider becoming an angel investor

Latest figures indicate that more than 5,000 women are making angel investments across the UK, helping to create around 10,000 jobs in the past decade. The 2022 Women Angel Insights report by Beauhurst and UKBAA, sponsored by NatWest, also highlights that these figures put female angel investors very much in the minority and that the predominance of male investors significantly impacts funding for female-owned businesses.

Every Woman Entrepreneur Awards talked to Jenny Tooth OBE, Executive Chair of the UK Business Angels Association (UKBAA) and Mary McKenna MBE, co-founder of AwakenHub and UKBAA Angel Investor of the Year 2022-4, to find out why they became investors- and why and how they want to encourage other women to follow in their footsteps.

Read the full interview at https://www.everywoman.com/entrepreneur-awards/free-content/fun-financially-rewarding-and-furthering-female-entrepreneurs-why-you-should-consider-becoming-an-angel-investor/ 

By UKBAA 19 Sep 2023