Female Founder Pitch Event with NorthInvest & GC Angels

NorthInvest and Growth Capital Angels welcome investment applications from female founders for the opportunity to pitch to investors at a virtual pitch event.

The Female Founder Pitch Event with GC Angels will take place on 27 October, 10:00 – 13:00 and will involve up to six investor-ready start-ups founded by women entrepreneurs from across the North of England.


Guest Speakers

We’re delighted to welcome female leaders active in promoting women founders and investors to introduce this event, including:


  • Jenny Tooth OBE, CEO, UKBAA
  • Check Warner, Co-Founder & CEO, Diversity VC
  • Helen Oldham, Founding Board Director, NorthInvest



    Each start-up taking part in the event will be given 5 minutes to pitch, followed by 5 minutes moderated Q&A session with investors.

    10:00 – Welcome

    10:15 – Guest speakers

    10:30 – Pitches

    11:15 – Comfort break

    11:20 – Pitches resume

    12:00 – 13:00 – Optional networking with entrepreneurs and investors.

    Please note: Details of the startups attending will be circulated via email prior to the event.

    Preparation & Support

    Each start-up selected to pitch will be given one-to-one coaching and feedback ahead of the pitch event to ensure the proposition is investment ready.

    A practice and training session on pitching over Zoom will also be provided.


    To be eligible, start-ups must meet our standard NorthInvest eligibility criteria, and be a female-founded business.

    The deadline for applications is 15 October, and the start-ups selected to participate will be confirmed shortly after.

    DISCLAIMER: Personal Data
    This event is organised and hosted by NorthInvest and GC Angels. As such, personal data entered on application will be shared between the organisations to ensure the best possible event experience.

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