Fund Her North: 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 with Fund Her North. 

Fund Her North: Female Founder Pitch Events take place at regular intervals, organised with Fund Her North. The next virtual pitch event will take place on 19 January 10:00 – 13:00 and will involve up to six investor-ready start-ups founded by women entrepreneurs from across the North of England. 

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Guest Speakers

We’re delighted to welcome female leaders active in promoting women founders and investors to introduce these events. Previous guest speakers include:


  • 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. 


      Please apply through the standard NorthInvest application form and quote ‘Fund Her North’ in the source box.

      We have a rolling deadline for applications to Pitch Events, and the start-ups selected to participate are confirmed 2 weeks bef0re the event. 

      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 partner organisations to ensure the best possible event experience.

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