Save the date for the 2018 Awards
Thanks to the kind invitation of Lord Marks of Henley-on-Thames, we are fortunate enough to have the opportunity to host the 2018 Awards in the House of Lords.
Enjoy a night celebrating your achievements and your company’s successes while networking with fellow entrepreneurs, VCs, business leaders and high net worth investors.
Are you a woman involved in a tech enterprise that has not yet started actively trading?APPLY
Are you a woman who plays a definitive role in an existing tech enterprise which has been trading for less than five years and has a turnover of less than £10m?APPLY
Are you interested in buying tickets to the live pitch and Awards at the House of Lords on 18th January 2018?BUY TICKETS
The Awards have gathered a panel of expert judges who know exactly what a solid tech proposition and strong leadership look like. Check back soon for more announcements as we continue to confirm the line-up.
CEO, Funding London
Since taking the helm at Funding London in late 2009, Maggie’s main focus has been the planning, creation and launch of new funds to continue to support the company’s mission.
Director Technology Ventures, Touchstone Innovations
Kelsey joined Touchstone Innovations in 2012 as Director Technology Ventures, and focuses primarily on energy, materials and connected device (Internet of Things) technologies.
Early Stage VC Investor, Octopus Ventures
Rebecca joined the Ventures team in 2012, and focuses on the assessment of investment opportunities, deal origination and ongoing portfolio management. Her specialist interests are in all things consumer.
Principal, Burda Principal Investments
Camilla joined Burda in 2017 and heads up the London office, looking at investment across Europe including France, Scandinavia and Germany. Camilla is a growth stage investor in B2C digital companies.
CEO and Founder, Takeout
Judith is a highly experienced consultant, award winning entrepreneur and co-creator of the #HANDSOFF campaign to end violence against women and children.
Danvers is a qualified solicitor, and worked in corporate law firms in London for over 10 years, before taking up his first COO role in 2012. He joined InfoSum in 2016.
Chief Operating Officer at CyNation Limited
Daniela has over 25 years of international and diverse industry sector experience, ranging from senior general management expertise within global corporates such as Kodak, Avon Products and HAVI Logistics to technology SMEs. She is the Co-founder and COO of CyNation, a cyber security and compliance solutions firm.
Founder and Director,
Founder and Director of CEW Communications, a partner for scale-ups. Prior, she’s worked for Tech City UK, Seedcamp and is a Director of GeekGirl Meetup UK. She’s surrounded herself with entrepreneurs and is a proud supporter of women in tech.
Chief Investment Officer at Beringea
Karen is Chief Investment Officer at Beringea, responsible for making new investments and working with portfolio companies through to exit. Her investments include Watchfinder, Thread, Blis, Monica Vinader, and MatsSoft amongst others. Karen was previously with the Boston Consulting Group and ran the Watch division of Swiss Army/Wenger. She also has experience with start-ups as both a founder and advisor.
Partners and sponsors
We are grateful for the support and sponsorship these organisations offer – we couldnt run the Awards without them.
Why are these awards necessary?
There are other awards out there for women entrepreneurs and for women in tech – but fewer for those who are both.
Unfortunately the word “tech” and the idea of starting a business often conjures up images of alien stereotypes: usually male! Yet skills such as marketing, design, sales and team leadership are often just as important. So if you don’t consider yourself to be an expert in MYSQL or PHP or in ROI’s and cash flows, don’t worry: all you need is the ability to find the right people who are.
There is nothing new about the movement to encourage more women into tech jobs where there are jobs to be filled and a painfully low percentage of women filling them. What is different about these Awards is the idea of encouraging women to actually start their own businesses.
Fiona Scott Lazareff
Founder of HealthTech Network Asia
Channel Lead at a Fintech based in Level39
The 2018 Awards will be the third, with an impressive list of previous finalists, judges and ambassadors.
Press coverage from previous years
The Awards attract interest from a diverse range of publications, demonstrated by this selection of press coverage from previous years.
Why enter the awards?
There are a number of benefits for you and your company from applying to or attending the awards.
Recognition of achievement by high-flying judges in the worlds of tech and finance
Network with other entrepreneurs, VCs, business leaders and more.
Enjoy increased visibility through press coverage
Attract new investors, users and potential hires
Monday 11th December 2017
Complete all sections of the application form and return with relevant documents to the Techpreneurs team by Monday 11th December.
Once you’ve applied, just save the date for the live pitching and Awards ceremony to take place in the House of Lords on 18th January 2018.
Still have questions? Please email email@example.com and we’ll be happy to help.