#FemaleTechFounder Night, in partnership with Barclays Eagle Lab Salford

The next #FemaleTechFounder Night takes place in partnership with with Barclays Eagle Lab Salford (@eagle_labs_sal).

Join us at 4pm on Monday 18 May as a panel of female tech founders and co-founders join forces by the power of video conferencing to tell their stories, celebrate successes and share what they’re looking forward to next.

Please note: This event is not just for women!

Everyone interested in tech, startups and everything that goes into creating products users love is invited!

Want to know what to expect? Here’s what happened at the last event.

Running from 4pm-6pm, the event kicks off with a Q&A panel discussion on funding opportunities with the Women In Innovation programme.

After the opening Q&A comes lightning talks by two amazing founders and an audience Q&A panel with all speakers at the end.

The event should finish around 6pm.

Speakers confirmed so far:

Melanie Parker (@grafttalent), Founder, Graft Talent

Katy Rea (@battalionagency), Managing Director, Battalion

Dr Giulia Sirigu (@GiuliaSirigu), Senior Innovation Advisor, Enterprise Europe Network

Host: Claire-Marie Boggiano (@CMBoggiano), director, Lurig Ltd

It is free to attend but registration is required.

How does this online event work?

You can get involved in three ways: you can sign up to attend the event on Zoom (it’s free), you can join the community on Slack and you can also send in questions for our speakers.

1. Register for the online #FemaleTechFounder Night

To attend #FemaleTechFounder Night, simply sign up by providing an email address. Details for logging on to the event, which is being delivered as a webinar on Zoom, will be emailed to you.

2. Connect with the community

To connect with others attending before and after the event, please join the Female Tech Founder Slack group we have recently set up.

3. Send in your questions, vote in the polls

We also have a question board ready for the social Q&A and social engagement taking place before, during and after the event and we’d like you to send in your questions for our speakers before 12 noon on Monday 18 May.

We will also be running some quick polls ahead of the event. Please take a moment to vote below, no registration required.

We are especially keen to hear from any founders worried about the impact the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is having on funding even with the end of the lockdown in sight.  Anonymous questions are welcome: to send one in simply click on the purple Post Anonymously button at the top of the question board.

We will be posing your questions to the speakers during the webinar, with the question board updated in real-time with your responses.

Thank you for your valuable insights, you are supporting the startup community at this critical time.

Here come the polls.

The coronavirus lockdown has impacted my company’s: Income stream… Vote

To prepare for the end of the coronavirus lockdown, I am connecting with… Vote

I would like to know more about the Women In Innovation programme of funding and support. Vote

I’m not sure how to prepare for the end of the coronavirus lockdown. Vote

I’m concerned I may have to quit my startup by the end of the coronavirus lockdown. Vote

I feel I’m prepared for the end of the COVID-19 lockdown. Vote