Wednesday 20 June 2012, 6pm - 8pm
The River Room, House of Lords, London
Charity reception in aid of Just for Kids
Martha Lane Fox: guest speaker
An invitation-only networking event for female CEOs, CXOs, Non-exec Directors and investors in the technology sector.
We have been fortunate to have welcomed some truly inspirational guest speakers to Cambridge.
Hazel Moore, Chairman FirstCapital
Hazel co-founded boutique investment bank FirstCapital in 1999, specialising in M&A and raising capital for high-growth technology companies.
Hazel spoke about Positioning your company to incease value in a trade sale.
Sharon Vosmek, CEO Astia
Silicon Valley Woman of Influence 2011, Sharon is an expert at inspiring individuals and marshalling a community to the benefit of high-growth entrepreneurs.
Emma Loisel, Non-Exec Director & Investor
Emma is an experienced Non-Exec Director and Investor in high-growth ventures with a passion for innovating businesses, consumer offerings and industries through the adoption of technology.
Cathy Curling, CEO Curling Consulting
Cathy works with world-leading electronics/photonics clients and drives UK government policy on innovative technology competitiveness. In her previous career she developed cutting-edge technology now used in Apple's ipad.
Sally Goodsell, CEO Finance South East
CEO of independent fund management organisation, Finance South East, Sally joined Melanie Perkins, Manager of the Aspire Fund, Rowan Gardner of Astia and Fran Crawford, CEO of Altacor for a panel discussion Financing for Growth.
Sarah Outen, record-breaking ocean rower
At the age of 23, Sarah became the first woman and youngest person to row solo 4,000 miles across the Indian Ocean. Sarah’s inspirational story highlighted the parallels between success in her field and in business.
Anne Miller, Director of The Creativity Partnership
A co-founder of the innovative TTP Group, Anne is one of the world’s most successful female inventors, with 39 patents to her name. Anne explored how we can overcome resistance in the face of new ideas.
Sarah McVittie, Co-founder & CEO Dressipi
Serial entreprenuer Sarah McVittie shared her thoughts on lessons learned as a first-time CEO. Aged 25, Sarah co-founded Texperts, selling in 2009 in a multi-million pound transaction. She is now running her second venture, Dressipi.
Catherine Beech OBE, Non-Exec Director
A specialist investor in early stage companies, Catherine is a member of the DTI's Technology Strategy Board. Catherine spoke about sources of funding for early stage technology companies.
Sarah Davis, Founder & CEO Fashionphile
Sarah Davis is a US-based entrepreneur and CEO of Fashionphile, the largest online retailer of pre-owned luxury handbags. Sarah shared her thoughts on running a successful online business.