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            An Entrepreneur's Journey - A panel discussion

            Join us as we hear from four dynamic and successful female entrepreneurs who will share their stories to success, including the common barriers they faced and how they overcame them. 
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            Date
            06 November 2019 16:30
            to
            06 November 2019 20:00

            Locations
            DWF London
            20 Fenchurch Street
            EC3M 3AG
            London
            England

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            Only 6% of working-age women are involved in early stage entrepreneurial activities in the UK, compared to 15% and 11% in Canada and the US.

            According to striking research, £200 billion could be added to the UK economy if we were to achieve the same average share of female entrepreneurs as our peer countries.

            As the start-up capital of Europe, doesn't more attention need to be placed on how we encourage women to start their own businesses?

            This event is open to everyone with an interest in entrepreneurialism or needing the encouragement to take a leap of faith. We hope that you can join us at what will be a fantastic evening of honesty, insight and networking. 

             

            16:30 - Registration
            17:00 - Panel Discussion
            18:30 - Networking Drinks
            20:00 - Close

            • Vin Murria OBE, Non Executive Director at DWF
              Vin has more than 25 years of M&A experience in the software sector mainly comprising of venture capital, private equity and CEO experience. From 2008 to 2015, Vin was the founder and CEO of Advanced Computer Software Group plc which was acquired for £765 million. In 2018, Vin was awarded the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE).
            • Mina Apostolidis, Founder of MINA Handmade Chocolates
              Mina will talk about her journey into the world of chocolate, and how she built her successful chocolate business in the outskirts of Brussels. Mina will focus on how she diversified from the thousands of chocolatiers in the country of chocolate, coming from Greece in 2012 and managed to get recognition for the upscale quality of her products. 
            • Iolanda Tursi, Co-founder of TENIAMO
              Iolanda will discuss her experience of co-founding a brand new luxury brand which produces unique collections of diamond and jewel encrusted designs.

             

            We will finish with a Q&A session which will be moderated by Mollie Stoker, General Counsel at DWF

            Meet the speakers

            Mollie Stoker

            • Group General Counsel and Company Secretary

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