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AccelerateHER Pitching - Semi Final *trademarked to IW
Wed 24 February 2016, 12:30 – 17:00 GMT
AccelerateHER Pitch Semi Final *
Come along to The Semi Final of Investing Women's AccelerateHER pitching contest. All the video entries have been reviewed and the final 16 will pitch for a chance to be one of the 6 finalists who will pitch at the Investing Women Conference in time for international women's day.
On the panel we have:
Dr. Olga Kozlova - Director of Converge Challenge and Enterprise Creation Manager at Heriot-Watt University.
Stephen Ingledew - Managing Director at Standard Life
Neil Norman - Partner at Chiene + Tait
Margaret Gibson - Chief Executive at Women's Enterprise Scotland
Hosted at the Edinburgh Napier University Business School in Craiglockhart, refreshments will be provided and lots of time to network and meet the finalists.
12:30 - 13:30 - Registration, and networking lunch
13:30 - 13:40 - Opening address - Jackie Waring CEO of Investing Women
13:40-15:00 - first 8 pitches (3 min pitch and 5 min for questions)
15:00- 15:15 - Quick Break for coffee (can be taken back into pitching room)
15:15- 16:30 - last 8 pitches (3 min pitch and 5 min for questions)
16:30 - 17:00 - Break for refreshments and Judging
17:00 - 17:30 - Finalists announced and closing remarks
* Trademarked to IW
About the Conference...
The Investing Women 'Ambition & Growth' conference on the 7th and 8th March 2016 is the first of its kind in Scotland, bringing together Scottish women entrepreneurs and supporting angel investors for a two day insprational and informative event. The conference has a 'stellar' line up of keynote speakers, master classes, practical workshops and 1:1 clinics designed to inspire the ambiton and growth of female entrepreneurs, angels and professionals as well as share tangible growth strategy 'know-how'.
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.