TheNextWomen Investment Pitch Evening, London, November 7th
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CET)
London, United Kingdom
TheNextWomen Investment Pitch Evening
Hosted by Simone Brummelhuis and Maila Reeves
Orrick, 107 Cheapside, London. Near St Pauls.
The NextWomen are running a Pitch Evening with Investors on November 7th. The event, sponsored by Orrick, aims to support women-led businesses prepare and practice their investment pitches with a real panel of investors.
Up to 8 women-led startups will have an afternoon workshop to prepare for the evening pitches. Up to 20 guests will further join the event at 6pm.
The event will give women founders with little or no experience in fundraising, a first review of their business plan by experts and investors from TheNextWomen and initial practice of their pitch in a friendly environment, gaining first-hand insights and feedback from experienced investors from the judging panel.
3-6pm Workshop for pitching startups
6-6:15pm Guests arrival and registration
6:15-6:30pm Entrepreneur Keynote
6:30-6:45pm Investor Keynote
6:45-7pm Networking Break with drinks and nibbles
7-8:30pm Funding Pitches
8:30-8:45pm Networking Break with drinks and nibbles
8:45-9pm Winner announcement and closing
There are only 8 Pitching spots available.
Pitching companies must purchase their ticket on this site, which entitles them to:
◦ Tickets for two founders or team members to the event,
◦ A first review of their business plan via email by a mentor from TheNextWomen
◦ A workshop on the evening of the event to help them prepare for the evening pitch,
◦ The opportunity to pitch to the judging panel
20 guest tickets are available for people who wish to watch pitches and network with fellow entrepreneurs and the panel
- Anna Sofat, Founder & CEO Addidi Ltd
- Dale Murray, Angel Investor
- Ashley Ward, Executive Coach
- Karen Darby, Serial Social Entrepreneur
- Brigitte Bauman, Founder & CEO of Go Beyond
- Tim de Vere Green, Angel Investor
Previous panels of investors and industry professionals have included
§ Bindi Karia, VC/Emerging Business Lead – UK at Microsoft (Microsoft Bizspark),
§ Reshma Sohoni, CEO Seedcamp
§ Julie Meyer, Founder & CEO of Ariadne Capital & ACE Fund
§ Anna Sofat, Founder of Addidi Business Angels
§ Andrew Nutter, Balderton Capital
§ Inmaculada Martinez, Investment and Innovation Executive Advisor at Stradbroke
§ Miriam Lahage, Founder and CEO of Koodos
§ Gregory Kris, investor, entrepreneur and CEO
§ Angels Den investors
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