Female Entrepreneurs: The Investment Landscape

Sep 21, 2017 / Ambition Nation Media

In 2016, just 9% of investment in UK start-ups went to a female founded company. 

This breakfast will bring together female founders, scaling businesses and policy influencers to share their experiences and examine how we can create a funding landscape that serves all entrepreneurs and secure a future of growth for ambitious UK businesses.

finnCap are delighted to welcome insights from our guest speakers:

Dale Murray CBE, Co-founder of Omega Logic

Dale Murray is a successful technology entrepreneur and award-winning angel investor. She has invested in start-ups in various sectors including software-as-a-service (SaaS), ecommerce, fintech and digital publishing. Dale was awarded British Angel Investor of the Year in 2011 and was honoured with a CBE in June 2013 by HM the Queen, for services to business.

Jenny Tooth OBE,CEO of UKBAA

Jenny is CEO of the UK Business Angels Association, the trade body for angel and early stage investing, representing over 15,000 investors around the UK. Jenny has over 20 years’ experience of facilitating SMEs access to investment, both in the UK and internationally. In 2009, Jenny co-founded Angel Capital Group which incorporates London Business Angels, one of the most established and active angel networks in the UK.

Isabel Fox, Head of Venture Capital, White Cloud Capital

Isabel is recognised as one of the most prominent digital healthcare investors in Europe and is Head of Venture Capital at White Cloud Capital where she invests in early stage digital health and wellness companies in Europe, Australasia and Asia. 

A long-standing angel investor, Isabel has personally backed many companies and has successfully launched and scaled her own businesses in the areas of marketing, communications and enterprise software both in the UK and US.

Tabitha Goldstaub, Co-founder of CognitionX

Tabitha is one of the UK's leading authorities on AI and teh relationship between AI and gender.  CognitionX is a Market Intelligence Platform that's helping businesses of all sizes demystify and clarify the complex and fast-paced world of all things Artificial Intelligence.

She is a serial entrepreneur who co-founded the video distribution company Rightster Enroute to a successful exit in 2015.