The Investing Women ‘Ambition & Growth’ conference is the first of its kind in Scotland, bringing together Scottish women entrepreneurs and supporting angel investors for a two-day inspirational and informative event. It will take place at Dynamic Earth on the 7th and 8th March 2016. We are delighted to announce Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, as our keynote speaker at the Castle dinner on the evening of 7th March, where she will also present the winner of Scotland’s only pitch competition for women-led companies, ‘AccelerateHER’.
The ‘Ambition & Growth’ conference has a ‘stellar’ line up of keynote speakers, master classes, practical workshops and 1:1 clinics designed to inspire the ambition and growth of female entrepreneurs, angels and professionals as well as share tangible growth strategy ‘know-how’.
Just some of the inspiring leaders you will hear from include: global player Susan Preston, referred to as the ‘USA’s first lady of women angels’; Lesley Eccles from Scotland’s unicorn company, Fan Duel; Lena Wilson, CEO of Scottish Enterprise; as well as other innovative sessions led by global organisations TEDEx and Start-Up Grind.
Who should attend?
As a first in Scotland, the ‘Ambition and Growth’ conference will bring together women entrepreneurs and potential new angel investors. Whether you are a female entrepreneur looking for investment, thinking of starting your own business or seeking to become an angel investor, this event is for you. It will also provide a great opportunity for existing angel investors and groups to hear from and meet with Scotland’s ambitious and aspiring women-led companies. Many professionals and academic specialists will also be participating in the conference.
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