About The Speaker
Modwenna has 30 years experience working in corporate finance, business angel investment and venture capital. She started www.AngelNews.co.uk in 2003 with £1,000 of start-up capital. It focuses on media and events in the angel and VC market. In recent years the AngelNews Group has expanded into assisting senior executives build second careers in the start and early stage entrepreneurial ecosystems through The Pluralists Club www.thepluralists.club It has also built a private investor conferences business including the Great British Private Investor Summit www.privateinvestorsummit.com, the VCT & EIS Investor Forum www.thevctandeisinvestorforum.com. She is a NED of quoted Albion Tech and General VCT, www.albion-ventures.co.uk and at Asset Match, www.assetmatch.com and was a Co-Founder of FCA authorised (retail advisory permissions) ratings agency www.CrowdRating.co.uk, which was sold to NextFin in 2019. She has authored three books ‘Crowdfunding, How to raise money and make money in the crowd’, ‘Dragons or Angels’, a handbook for people wanting to become or raise money from business angels and a Guide to Angel investing being published in 20+ volumes by the World Business Angels Forum. She also trains people in business angel investing globally.