Sarah Davis, Founder - 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.
Anne Miller, Director – 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.
Catherine Beech OBE, Non-Exec Director & investor
An entrepreneur, adviser and specialist investor in start up and early stage life science companies, Catherine is currently Director of Better2Know & Locate Therapeutics. Catherine co-founded the Cambridge Gateway Fund, was previously Commercial Director & CEO of Oval Medical Technologies, CEO of Aitua and a member of the Governing Board of the Technology Strategy Board.
Cathy Curling, Founder – 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.
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.
Sharon Vosmek, CEO Astia & Silicon Valley Woman of Influence 2011
Sharon is CEO of Astia, the premier organisation globally serving women-led high-growth companies as they raise capital and grow their business. Astia’s exceptional success rate sees more than 60% of its start-ups achieving funding or an exit within one year of qualifying for its elite fundraising program.
Inmaculada Martinez, Serial entrepreneur & investor Inma is a digital media strategist & investor, described by Fortune and Time as one of Europe’s top talents in Human Factors & Social Engagement through Technology, and by Red Herring as one of the Top 40 most influential women in technology.
Sarah Outen, record-breaking ocean rower
At 23, Sarah became the first woman and youngest person to row solo 4,000 miles across the Indian Ocean. Her inspirational story sparked lively debate on the parallels between success in her field & business – vision, focus, determination, teamwork and communication.
Hazel Moore, Chairman & Co-founder, FirstCapital
Hazel co-founded FirstCapital, an investment bank specialising in M&A and raising capital for high growth technology companies. Hazel is a member of the Investment Advisory panel of the £140m North West Fund & a sits on the Governing Board of the Technology Strategy Board.
Maria Dramalioti-Taylor, entrepreneur & angel investor
Maria is an engineer, entrepreneur and investor in mobile and internet ventures & co-founder of Incito Ventures, the angel network for mixed-gender tech start ups. Maria co-founded Protos Capital, a £30m fund spinning out IP assets from corporates, was CEO of CipherGrid & mentored Stingray ($80m exit).