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1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Thinking Ambitious: how to build more impactful relationships between investors & entrepreneurs

Sign up for this inspirational access to finance session aimed at connecting businesses that are looking to scale and grow by thinking big with investors that are actively seeking new ambitious projects to be part of!

We have a packed agenda full of ambitious stories and useful tips and advice to help businesses and investors connect. Through the Newcastle Angel Hub, we work closely with NorthInvest to deliver The Newcastle Angel Hub, bringing experienced and budding investors together, identifying co-investment opportunities, and showcasing the North East’s most inspiring businesses.

Take a look at our plans for the session:


1pm – 1.05pm – ‘Let’s think big’ with Jordan Dargue, Head of Access to Finance, Innovation SuperNetwork

What are investors looking for? What makes them tick? Its those ambitious market opportunities that provide big growth potential but also its that something extra, that ambition to think big.


1.05 – 1.50pm– ‘You’ve got to be in it to win it’ chaired by Estelle Blanks, CEO, Innovation SuperNetwork and Jordan Dargue, Head of Access to Finance, Innovation SuperNetwork

With our joint Entrepreneur and Investor panel we will showcase three businesses and find out how they were ambitious in their approach to growing and scaling their business. How did they seek out opportunities and get in front of investors? We’ll also speak to a group of five different investors and find out what drew them to invest, why they were attracted to certain businesses and any particular stories they can share of investments in their portfolio that were really thinking ambitiously.


1.50pm – 2.30pm –‘Time to network’ facilitated by Jeni Smith of Netkno, networking expert

Fancy chatting through your business ideas with different investors and getting some valuable advice on how you can grow your business by securing investment? Jeni Smith will lead this relaxed, informal session leaving our delegates inspired and ready to be ambitious in their journey ahead!

Spaces for this session are limited and available for businesses specifically seeking finance. Please book here separately.

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