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UKBAA Women in Angel Investing National Forum

23rd October: 1.00 - 6.30pm

Venue: UKFast Campus, Archway 1, Birley Fields, Manchester, M15 5QJ

1.00: Registration and refreshments

1.30: Welcome to Tech Manchester Hub from our hosts

Patricia Keating, Executive Director, Tech Manchester

1.40: Setting the scene of the women angel landscape
Jenny Tooth OBE, Chief Executive, UK Business Angels Association

1.50: Panel discussion - The role and opportunity for women as business angel investor

Women Angel Investors speak about their journey and experience of backing entrepreneurs

Moderator: Helen Oldham, Founding board director, NorthInvest

Gillian Fleming, Angel Investor, Women Enterprise Scotland Group

Elizabeth Gooch MBE, Angel Investor
Caroline Halliday, Green Angel Syndicate

Bridget Connell, Angel Investor

2.35: Panel Discussion How investment has helped me build and scale my Business

Moderator: Emily Nott, Head of Diversity and Inclusion Programmes, Innovate UK


Samantha Westgate, CEO, Perfectus Biomed Limited
Chloe Barrett, Founder, Immersify Education

Dr Idalia Dawidowska, CEO, Renephra

3.20: Comfort break and networking

3.45: Co-Investment opportunities for women investors and introduction to the Northern Angel Investment Accelerator Programme  

Jordan Dargue, Investment Director, Regional Angel Investment Accelerator

4.00: Panel Discussion: Why more women in the North should consider Angel Investing and what more can be done

Patricia Keating, Executive Director, Tech Manchester
 Sally-Anne Hunter, Angel Investor, Scotland
Jess Jackson, Investment Director, GC Angels 

Gaynor Dykes, Founder, Liverpool City Region (LCR) Angels
Heather Waters, Enterprise Manager, NatWest & NorthernPowerWomen


5.00: Closing remarks and next steps

 Jenny Tooth OBE, Chief Executive, UK Business Angels Association

5.15: Networking, Drinks and Canapes

6.30: Close