CWwomen: Finance for female entrepreneurs – Pivotal InnovationsDate: Jul 30, 2014
Claire Cockerton - CEO, Pivotal Innovations & Deputy Head, Level39 Technology Accelerator
Finance for female entrepreneurs
Claire will provide advice to entrepreneurs in their fund raising efforts, talk about the principles of fundraising and demystifying some of the complexities associated with raising capital. She will address the issues, barriers, pitfalls and biases that women entrepreneurs face when sourcing funding.
As part of Computer Weekly’s 2014 list of the most influential women in UK IT, a number of speakers discussed how both male and female IT professionals are in a prime position to encourage more people of all ages and both sexes into the sector.
In this video from Computer Weekly’s Women in IT event, Claire Cockerton talks about fund raising efforts, the current skills crisis in the technology industry, and recruiting skills for a more diverse base into enterprises.
You can also read more about women in the IT sector in this report from Computer Weekly and Mortimer Spinks, or take a look at the UKs rising stars in the industry.