June Angelides MBE

Born in London and raised in Lagos, June moved back to London at 17 years old. After University, she worked at Reuters as an analyst and then joined Silicon Valley Bank, as part of the Venture Debt and then Early Stage Banking Teams, where she took a strong interest in female entrepreneurship and start-ups. When on maternity leave for her second child, June set up Mums in Tech, teaching over 250 women and girls to code over a three-year period.

June joined Samos VC in 2018 and started angel investing in 2020. She has made five angel investments so far, all in female founders involved in sustainable fashion and FashionTech, e-commerce and FinTech. Investments have included Bloom Money; By Rotation; Sojo and Happity.  She is an active mentor of female-founded businesses, recently received an Honorary Fellowship at the Institute of Engineering and Technology and was awarded an MBE for services to women in technology.