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Common Mistakes Founders Made During a Pitch

hosted by Beautystack

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CALLING ALL ENTREPRENEURS: Pause your pitch decks, pick up your pens and join us to hear about the most common mistakes that founders make from a panel of experienced investors, entrepreneurs and financial educators. Women-owned businesses contribute £105 billion to the UK each year. They have the potential to contribute an additional £250bn if women started and scaled a business at the same rates as men. Yet, just 2.8% of venture capital funding goes to women-led startups. In a biased system, how can female founders maximise their chances of getting their businesses funded? We’ll hear all about the stumbling blocks to avoid and the mindset shifts to transform your pitch from interesting to irresistible.


Rachael Twumasi-Corson is the Co-Founding Managing Director at Afrocenchix: an award winning startup creating safe, effective, vegan products for Afro & curly hair. Having successfully achieved funding for Afrochenix, Rachael knows first hand what it’s like to stand in front of a group of potential investors. Camilla Falkenberg is a Partner and Co-Founder at Female Invest, Europe’s largest financial educator made by women for women. What started as a shared passion for investing between Camilla and her co-founders is now a community of over 100.000 women with members in 50+ countries, as well as partnership with Google, Nasdaq, BMW and Deloitte. Camilla raised her first large funding round in December and is on the Forbes 30 under 30 list in the finance category. Katherine Ireland is an experienced investor and advisor, with over a decade of experience in private equity and growth.


Rachael, Camilla and Katherine will share the mistakes they see before, during and after a pitch; as well as sharing the ways you can up your game at every stage of the pitching process. You’ll leave with the practical tips and confidence to get the funding that you and your business deserve!

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Common Mistakes Founders Made During a Pitch

hosted by Beautystack

Thu, 1 Apr 21

17:00 - 18:00 UTC


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