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Female Business Angels Podcast

Demystifying angel investing


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  • 28. It's a wrap - 1 year of podcasting with Darya Kamkalova

    33:35
    Dear podcast listeners! It's a wrap! As originally planned the year of podcasting is over!Our podcast community will live on this Telegram group, feel free to join and contribute. We would love to have you there <3If you are an aspiring angel, check out:https://www.auxxo.de/evangelistashttps://encourage-ventures.com/https://www.alma-angels.com/https://www.angelacademe.com/https://sistafund.com/https://www.femmesbusinessangels.org/https://angels4women.com/Thank you so much, dear Darya, for recording this last episode together with us! Darya is the host of the Venturing Women podcast host, a data industry professional with more than 10 years of experience, a startup mentor, and a speaker. She is committed to narrowing the gender investment gap for female founders and diverse teams.Follow Darya on LinkedIn & listen to her podcast!Follow Tine on LinkedIn & TwitterFollow Katia on LinkedIn & TwitterFollow Female Business Angels Podcast on Instagram (@female_business_angels)

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  • 27. Faye Maidment - investing in virtual beings and extended realities

    32:19
    Faye has been a long-time metaverse (m)user; building products and communities across extended realities (XR) and studying the intersection between culture and new technologies. Most recently, she led investments in areas such as virtual world platforms, digital fashion, web3 and virtual beings, at a top-tier gaming fund (Seed/Series A) and co-writes the pop culture newsletter, High Tea  Since July, Faye has been investing as part of Atomico's Angel Programme.Follow Faye on Linkedin and TwitterFollow Katia on Linkedin and TwitterFollow Female Business Angels Podcast on Instagram (@female_business_angels)
  • 26. Sarah Turner - introducing more women to angel investing since 2014

    35:45
    Sarah is an entrepreneur and angel investor. In 2014 she co-founded the fast-growing and award-winning angel network, Angel Academe. They help female founders and co-founders access a unique pool of engaged, mainly female investors. Angel Academe investors have backed 45+ startups through 70+ funding rounds, helping them raise over £100m from angels, VCs and family offices to continue to grow their med tech, clean tech, fintech and enterprise software businesses, many of them with ESG goals at the core of their mission. Their investors are successful entrepreneurs and senior leaders who want to be part of an experienced, professionally managed and trusted network.Follow Sarah on Linkedin or TwitterFollow Tine on Linkedin and TwitterFollow Female Business Angels Podcast on Instagram (@female_business_angels)
  • 25. Kerstin Bock - backing diverse founders with long-term horizons and focus on impact

    44:30
    Kerstin is the CEO and co-founder at Openers, a boutique communications agency in Berlin that partners with tech companies including Sorare, Pipedrive, Spotify, and Pleo as well as several other unicorns. She is an active mentor and advisor to several start-up initiatives including the European Innovation Council (EIC) Fund — Europe's largest Deep tech fund. Kerstin invests as a hands-on angel in early-stage startups across sectors ranging from climate tech to food tech and health tech, always with a focus on diverse founding teams (including one.five, Hier Foods, The Climate Choice, Endogene.Bio) and recently also joint the Atomico Angel Programme.Follow Kerstin on Linkedin or TwitterFollow Tine on Linkedin and TwitterFollow Female Business Angels Podcast on Instagram (@female_business_angels)
  • 24. Nicole Büttner - on the privilege of where you were born and inequalities we still need to fix

    35:40
    Nicole Büttner is a tech optimist at heart and is active as an entrepreneur, investor and board member. Her passion is to create real impact with new technologies useful to companies and people. Nicole is co-founder and CEO of MerantixMomentum, a leading AI solutions firm and member of the managementboard of Merantix, an AI venture studio based in Berlin. Nicole is Digital Leader at the World Economic Forum and was nominated as a Young Leader by theAspen Institute. She was selected twice as 40 under 40 by Capital Magazine and Rising Talent by the Women’s Forum.Previously, she worked as a hedge fund portfolio manager at OFI AM in Paris and led the global business development for Autionomics, Nobel Prize winner Paul Milgrom’s tech and consulting firm. She serves on the Board of Alumni of the University of St.Gallen and on the board of the German Startup Association.She regularly lectures at the University of St. Gallen and other academic institutions. Nicole trained as an economist and econometrician at the University of St.Gallen, Stockholm School of Economics and Stanford University and holds a MA in Quantitative Economics and Finance.Follow Nicole on Linkedin and TwitterFollow Katia on Linkedin and TwitterFollow Female Business Angels Podcast on Instagram (@female_business_angels)
  • 23. Florence Richardson angel investing since 15 years - live from WVCE

    37:21
    This episode was recorded live on stage at Women in VC Europe Summit 2022 at Station F in Paris. Florence Richardson graduated with a Masters in Engineering completed by a further Business Masters degree. She began her career with Crédit Lyonnais (LCL) in 1988 and spent 14 years in various roles within the corporate division finishing her time there within the group strategy department. She then co-founded and developed a commercial consulting and sales force outsourcing company. She joined the “Femmes Business Angels” network in 2009, and is nowadays the President of the Association. As active Business Angel, she has invested in more than 30 startup companies. She is a certified IFA / SC Po independent board member, sits on the board of several startups, and is also a board member of 2 small cap listed companies and a financial institution. In 2021, she cofounded Win Equity, the first venture capital firm in France created to invest in startups founded or co-founded by women.Follow Florence on LinkedIn and TwitterFollow Katia on Linkedin and TwitterFollow Female Business Angels Podcast on Instagram or Linkedin
  • 22. Michala Rudorfer - the maniac and the business strategist

    29:09
    Michala has 15yrs+ experience in investing, private equity and finance and she is CEO of Rose-Sky Investments. The investment focus is on consumer, B2B tech and sustainability. Investments include among others Emma Sleep Company, Clove, Nevernot, Pulpo. Michala is a co-founder of encourageventures and Level 20 DACH.Follow Michala on LinkedInFollow Tine on Linkedin and TwitterFollow Female Business Angels Podcast on Instagram or Linkedin