Central Arc Angels launch event
With over 400, seed and venture-stage businesses located in Beds, Bucks and Northants, a steady flow of risk capital is needed to help drive the future growth journey for these high-potential founders.
Join us on the 19th of November for the launch event of Central Arc Angels, a brand new Angel initiative which will bring together leading investors from across the region to bring much needed investment and strategic support to high-growth businesses throughout the Central Arc.
You will hear from local leaders about the opportunity the region presents to investors, learn from lead angels on the key strategies for effective deployment of venture capital and have your chance to get involved and support this exciting new initiative.
10:30am – Welcome, Yvette Lamidey, Business Owner and SEMLEP Private Sector Board Director
10:35am – An introduction to Central Arc Angels, Edward Lee, PArtner, Howes Percival LLP
10:40am – Professor Lynette Ryals OBE, Pro Vice Chancellor, Cranfield University and Chief Executive, MK:U
10:50am – The importance of angel investing: Roderick Beer, Managing Director, UKBAA
11:00am – How lead angels drive rounds and build success: Peter Cowley, Award-winning Angel Investor
11:15am – Top Tips for angel investing: Christian Kumar, Investment Director and Investor
11:25am – Closing remarks and next step