Getting Investment Ready

During this webinar, we will unpack how female founders can improve their chances of obtaining investment with a panel of Female Founders and Queensland Investors.

In recent years, there has been a significant increase in female focussed incubators, accelerator programs and venture capital funds, which are creating greater investment opportunities for women. However, without more early investment in female entrepreneurs, it will be difficult to increase the proportion of female entrepreneurs in Australia.

During this webinar, we will unpack how female founders can improve their chances of obtaining investment with a panel of Female Founders and Queensland Investors.

During this webinar, we will unpack how female founders can improve their chances of obtaining investment with a panel of Female Founders and Queensland Investors.

Female Founders:

  • Rebecca Wilson founded Starts at 60, Australia and New Zealand’s largest digital and social media brand and platform for over 60s in 2013 and has seen it grow to serve more than 1.2 million over 60s online each month with venture funding from Seven West Media and the Business Development Fund.
  • Karen Cantwell constantly seeks ways to innovate in any business she is engaged with and in 2012 started iStaySafe to develop a wearable safety solution for children. Karen has over 25 years experience in Sales and Marketing and following 4 years as General Manager of a multi-million dollar Advertising Agency, started her agency Atlantis Consulting in 2005.

Queensland Investors:

  • Monica Bradley has held leadership, business development and global operations roles in Sydney, New York and Abu Dhabi. Monica has digital technology, international operations and innovation investment experience and draws on her global network to connect the capital, technology, talent and customers which enable sustainable growth of global ventures.
  • Bryce Greig is the CEO of ACAC Innovation - a Brisbane-based angel investor, mentoring and incubator support service for very early-stage startups. He is also a Director and equity shareholder in ACAC, as well as a non-executive Director of several other ACAC Innovation portfolio companies.

This webinar is supported by the QLD Business Development Fund (BDF) which is the QLD Government’s $80 million early-stage and follow-on venture capital fund. 

Last updated 24 Jan, 2020
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