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“Angel First “- FinTech and Angel Investing event, September 30th, London

September 9, 2015 - Events & Competitions, Funding Ecosystem
“Angel First “- FinTech and Angel Investing event, September 30th, London
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Angel First: A look at the thriving  FinTech scene and angel investing

 

Level 39 view

Level 39 view, London

 

The Committee of IoD City of London invites IoD members, their guests & non-members to what will no doubt be an enjoyable event at Level39, with its excellent views across Canary Wharf and to the City beyond.

When: September 30th:  6:15pm – 8:30pm  (Prompt start at 6:30pm so please allow time to get to the 39th floor).

Where: Level39, One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5ABL39. Presentations in Space39, networking in the ClubLounge

Speakers:

  • Eric van der Kleij, Head of Level39
  • Jenny Tooth, CEO at UK Business Angel Association
  • Bindi Karia, Start-up Expert, former VP Silicon Valley Bank

 Key Themes: 

  • What is fuelling the FinTech sector’s growth? What are the opportunities for start-ups, established financial institutions & investors?
  • What does it take to become an angel investor, and what are some of the success stories, pitfalls, and lessons learnt?
Global investment in FinTech has tripled in the last year to $12billion, and projections for annual global investment in FinTech are expected to reach $46bn in 2020. London is looking to establish itself as the principal global hub for FinTech, but other cities such as Hong Kong are also emerging.We will also look at the fast growing angel investment scene, which has been instrumental in helping early stage start-ups take off. An estimated £850m per annum is invested by angels annually in the UK, which is 2.5 times the amount of venture capital invested in early stage start-ups.This event is kindly being supported by InvestHK, whose mission is to attract and retain foreign direct investment which is of strategic importance to the economic development of Hong Kong, and to provide advice to firms that wish to set up an office or expand their existing business in Hong Kong.There are a limited number of places sold on  a ‘First come, first served’ basis! 

Tickets: (include wine, soft drinks & canapés and a draw for a bottle of champagne

IoD members & their guests: £30.00 each (incl. VAT of £5.00) Non-members:£36.00 each (incl. VAT of £6.00)

                                        

Book Now : on www.iod.com website or fill in this IOD Angel First Booking Form and return by email to [email protected] 

 

No refunds for cancellations within 7 days of the event (midnight 23rd September).

We look forward to seeing you there!

 

Sponsored by:

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Anne Ravanona is the Founder and CEO of Global Invest Her – Catalysts for getting Women Entrepreneurs Funded faster and building Gender-Inclusive Workplaces. A TEDx Speaker, Anne regularly speaks at global conferences on the topics of Funding for Women Entrepreneurs, entrepreneurship and leadership. A Huffington Post contributor, Astia Advisor, she is passionate about funding and inspiring women entrepreneurs. Follow her on Twitter @anneravanona @GlobalInvestHer
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