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AccelerateHER 2019 Conference: The Sky's No Longer the Limit

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Informatics Forum

10 Crichton Street



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An Investing Women Event in Association with Informatics Ventures EIE Invest 2019

Join Investing Women for the AccelerateHER 2019 Annual Conference and hear global trailblazers on creating a culture of innovation and self-confidence; building a world class team; encouraging more women in tech and getting investment-ready. We’ll also be trailing our 2019 AccelerateHER Award Finalists ahead of the live finals – you saw them here first!

Who Should Attend?

Female Founders and entrepreneurs in general, and Investors, Professionals, Networks and Agencies who support their success.





11:30 Brunch | Exhibition

12:30 Welcome: Host, Nicky Marr introducing Investing Women CEO, Jackie Waring and Tara McGeehan, President, CGI UK

12:45 Striving for World Best: Building a World Class Team

Global Headliner: Jaime Nieto, Head of People for Richard Branson’s The Spaceship Company, the first aerospace-system manufacturer building and testing a fleet of carrier vehicles and spaceships that will form Virgin Galactic’s human spaceflight system. Jaime will speak on building a world class team to lead one of the world’s most innovative companies, in its race to take us into space.

13:05 Q & A

13:15 AccelerateHER Award Finalist Pitch Films – Exclusive Preview

13:20 Striving for World Best: Helping Businesses to Perform

Nicky Marr, in conversation with athlete, broadcaster and ambassador, Mark Beaumont. World record holder for cycling round the world, Mark also inspires and helps businesses to perform.

13:40 Q & A

13:50 AccelerateHER Award Finalists Pitch Films – Exclusive Preview

13:55 Striving for World Best: Building the Team to Succeed

Jaime Nieto and Mark Beaumont are joined by Shelley Kerr, Manager, Scotland Women’s National Football Team. Panel and audience discussion on striving to be the best in the world and building the team to do it.

14:25 Coffee and Sweet Treats | Exhibition

15:00 Why we need More Women in Tech

Nicky Marr, in conversation with Ana Stewart – Scotland’s only female founder to float a fintech company.

15:20 Q & A

15:30 AccelerateHER Award Finalists Pitch Films – Exclusive Preview

15:35 Why we Need More Women in Tech

Ana Stewart is joined by Dr Steve Ewing, Director of Operations – Informatics Ventures, The University of Edinburgh; Tara McGeehan, President, CGI UK and Juliet Rogan, Head of High Growth & Entrepreneurs, Barclays. Panel and audience discussion on why we need and how we get, more women in tech.

16:00 Women in Investment

Global Headliner: Kate Rogers, Portfolio Director, Cazenove Capital and co-leader of Cazenove’s Charities business. The Charities business is the largest in the UK with around £9bn under management. Kate also leads their Diversity and Inclusion Programme.

16:20 Investor Question Time: Kate Rogers is joined by a global legal expert and Angela Scott, COO and Founder, TC Biopharm a multi-billion biotech firm backed by Investing Women Angels. Get investment-ready advice from the best.

16:40 AccelerateHER Award Finalists Pitch Films – Exclusive Preview

16:45 Ministerial Closing Address to be announced.

17:00 Drinks | Exhibition [17:30 close]

*may be subject to change


Share what you do with 100+ investors, high net worth individuals, aspirational entrepreneurs and business support professionals and stakeholders. Book this ticket if you’d like to exhibit and attend. You will receive an exhibition space (2 x 2m), power, wifi, one place at the conference (additional team are permitted at your exhibit) and a listing in publicity material.

Exhibit and attend for £400+VAT For enquires, contact Elaine Bone



Elaine Bone elaine@investingwomen.co.uk

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