#FemaleTechFounder Night – October

Join us at 4pm on Wednesday 21 October at the #FemaleTechFounder Night 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.

Teaching yourself to code? Want to change the world through tech? We’d love for you to join us. It’s free to attend.

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. (Want to watch the video? Please get in touch).

Running from 4pm-6pm, the event kicks off with a Q&A panel discussion on strategies on alternative strategies for raising investment (crowdfunding, debt financing, etc) with sisters Laura Beattie (@laurajbeattie) and Rachel Beattie (@RachelCBeattie), co-founders of luxury ethical womenswear brand Careaux (@careauxofficial), Delight Mapasure (@DeeMapasure), founder of Ks Wors Ltd (@Ks_Wors), a multi-award winning eclectic range of Southern African inspired Boerewors sausages, and Jala Daly (@GcbfJala), Business Development Manager, GC Business Finance.

After the opening Q&A comes lightning talks by some amazing founders and an audience Q&A panel with all speakers at the end. We will also fit in a healthy amount of networking so come ready to mingle!

The event should finish around 6pm.

Speakers confirmed so far:

Christina King (@ChristinaEKing), Chief Commercial Officer, Tribosonics

Rebecca Rae-Evans (@rebeccawho), Podcast host and co-founder, Tech for Good Live (@techforgoodlive), founder, Reply

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

It is free to attend but registration is required.

Wanna get involved?

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 via 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 recently set up. Follow @TechFemale on Twitter for updates!

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 Wednesday 30 September.

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

We want to hear from any founders worried about the impact the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is having on funding.  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 event, with the question board updated in real-time with their responses.

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

Here come the polls.

Would you consider debt financing for your startup given sufficient information? Vote

I’m interesting in learning more about starting and running a crowdfunding campaign for my startup. Vote

Few founders talk enough about their experiences with other forms of raising funding such as startup loans. Vote