Ready to Pitch for Investment

Speakers: Mike Timmins, EY, Sarah Hardy, Archangels and Sara Roberts, Healthy Nibbles 
Chair: Carolyn Currie, CEO, WES
Member Level: Growing|Leading
Time: 12:00 – 14:00
Date: Thursday 7th February 2019
Event type: Masterclass
Price: Complimentary
Location: EY Edinburgh, 3rd Floor, 144 Morrison St, Edinburgh, EH3 8EB

Are you a Female Entrepreneur preparing to pitch for investment?  This masterclass, delivered in partnership with EY, may be exactly what you are looking for.  Sarah Hardy from Archangels will be on hand to provide an insight into what business angels are looking for in relation to what makes that 'perfect pitch'. She will also focus on what they look for in female entrepreneurs pitching for investment. During this insightful and thought provoking masterclass, we will also have a female entrepreneur ready to speak about their own investment journey; they will cover success, failure and the pitfalls to avoid when delivering your pitch. 

What the masterclass will cover? 

•    A session to ensure your business plan is up-to scratch
•    What types of investment may be right for you
•    Preparing to pitch – a checklist for success 

Who will benefit from this masterclass?

Members in our Growing and Leading tier:

  • Who are looking to get ready to pitch for investment 
  • Females looking for inspiration from someone who has been there and done it for themselves  
  • Who want a better understanding of what types of investment there are out there 
  • When

    7th February 2019
  • Where

    EY Edinburgh
    3rd Floor, 144 Morrison St
    EH3 8EB
    United Kingdom



Mike Timmins

Partner, EY

Mike Timmins, EY Partner, leads our Transaction Support team in Scotland. With over 17 years’ experience, Mike specialises in transaction support work for large and medium-sized multinational companies, providing due diligence services on UK targets and cross border transactions. Mike spends much of time with entrepreneurs as the sponsoring partner for EY Entrepreneur of the Year Scotland.


Sarah Hardy

Chief Investment Officer, Archangels

Sarah is the Chief Investment Officer at Archangels and has direct responsibility for number of the portfolio companies, particularly those focused on healthcare.  Archangels is a prominent business angel syndicate which has been at the forefront of early stage investing in Scotland for more than a quarter of a century.  Today, Archangels comprises more than 90 investor members and typically co-ordinates the investment of more than £15 million per year in exciting early stage Scottish companies. 


Sara Roberts

Founder, Healthy Nibbles

Healthy Nibbles was started in 2014 after its Founder, Sara Roberts, discovered how difficult it was finding healthy and nutritious snacks in city offices and travel hubs throughout the UK.

Ready to pitch for investment