Ruth Sacks: Women Entrepreneurs in Tech and the Challenges of Finding Investor Funding

Boardrooms and the evolution of the number of women on FTSE boards. Women entrepreneurs and founders, changes and trends for them and seeking funding in tech. What are investor expectations.

As the Principal Consultant of Boardroom Focus, working on leadership effectiveness initiatives for start-ups, scale-ups as well as more established businesses, Ruth advises women founders of tech start-ups on how to stride forward and build their success. She has delivered a range of leadership and change projects in the UK, Europe and the USA.

We are discussing:

  • The progress (or not) of getting more women onto FTSE boards over the last 3 years or so.
  • The changes and trends for women entrepreneurs and women founders over the last few years.
  • Funding and the expectations of investors.
  • The particular challenges for women entrepreneurs in tech seeking funding. The difficulties and how to access funding more easily.
More about Ruth:
 
Ruth Sacks is Principal Consultant, Boardroom Focus.
 
Ruth creates and delivers bespoke initiatives for start-ups, scale-ups as well as more established businesses. to encourage leadership effectiveness across the organisation. She works with individuals and teams to strengthen and enhance their skills and competences.
 
Ruth is currently advising women founders of tech start-ups, encouraging them to stride forward and build their success.
 
She has recently designed and facilitated on-line workshops on Dealing with Imposter Syndrome, Managing your career from your Back-Bedroom and Working through Organisational Politics.
 
Ruth has delivered a range of leadership and change projects in the UK, Europe and the USA. Clients have included HSBC, Barclays, Swissport, the NHS, Cadbury Trebor Basset, and The United Nations. She lived and worked in Paris for 14 years and speaks fluent French.
 
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Anna Letitia Cook

Anna Letitia Cook

UN Women‘s 2016-2017 Champion for Change at Empower Women. International Career Development + Wellness coach. Creator of the process ‘SCOPE for Career Fulfilment’. Author of ‘Unstoppable Goddess: Every Woman’s Guide to Freedom, Fulfilment & Success’.

About Me

– UN Women‘s 2016-2017 Champion for Change at Empower Women.
– International Career Development + Wellness coach.
– Creator of the process ‘SCOPE for Career Fulfilment’.
– Author of ‘Unstoppable Goddess: Every Woman’s Guide to Freedom, Fulfilment & Success’.

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