How to attract female investors: Diversity through funding
How to attract female investors: Diversity through funding – actionable insight and facilitated discussion from female investors and founders. This event will explore what female investors and founders contribute to early-stage businesses and provide practical insight on how your startup (whether led by male or female founders) can attract and benefit from the contribution of female investors.
18:00 Doors Open – refreshments and networking
18:15 Welcome from Declan Blackwood, Funderbeam
18:20 Why Diversity Matters, Hatty Fawcett, Focused For Business, sets the scene
18:30 How GRIM attracted a female lead investor for their startup – and what benefits it brought – The founders of GRIM and their lead investor, Thea Messel share their story
18:45 Farah Kabir, co-founder of Hanx explains how adopting a female slant on a male product made sound business sense
19:00 What Funderbeam’s female investors look for when backing startups – Merete Holmberg of Funderbeam provides the lowdown on what it takes to attract female investors
19:10 Panel discussion with active female investors exploring what they look for when backing startups, facilitated by Hatty Fawcett, Focused For Business
– Followed by Q&A session
19:45 Panel closes & Networking
Investing in early-stage and growth companies puts your capital at risk. Please read our Risk Disclosure Statement.
This event is organised in association with Focused For Business.