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Breakfast Briefing: Barriers & Opportunities for Women Angel Investing in Europe

While Angel Investment is the most significant source of risk capital for startups and early stage businesses across Europe, the proportion of women business angels of the total number of angel investors remains extremely low.  
The WA4E project has concluded a study of the obstacles and motivation factors for women angels. We invite you to a discussion of the findings and recommendations of the survey (find it here).

This event is kindly hosted by MEP Kumpula-Natri (S&D, FI).

 
Speakers: 

  • MEP Miapetra Kumpula-Natri (S&D, FI) European Parliament
  • MEP Henna Virkkunen (EPP, FI), European Parliament
  • Marie-Elisabeth Rusling, CEO, Business Angels Europe
  • Jenny Tooth, CEO, UKBAA, Author of the WA4E survey
  • Claire Munck, CEO, Be Angels

 

 

The results of this research will to support the delivery of a concerted programme of actions at local, regional and national level to recruit and mobilise more women angel investors and also to identify any specific policy recommendations at Member State and European Commission level.
Check the project's website here