Black Finance Talks

Friday 29th October  |  6pm – 9.30pm

We speak with some of the experts in the financial industry about how they achieved success within their career, with a notable lack of diversity within this industry the black finance show aims to offer tips on how to successfully navigate a career in finance. We also speak with entrepreneurs who will offer advice on access to finance, alternative finance and scaling up your business.

Who is this for?
We invite anyone interested in pursuing a career in finance as well as entrepreneurs who need financial advice and education.

Speakers

Andy Davis

Co-founder, 10×10 and Angel Investor, Atomico

Emmanuel Asuquo

Financial Advisor as seen on Channel 4, BBC 1 & ITV

Paris Petgrave

Co-founder and CEO of We Love Work & Founder of Rare Seed
Tech Entrepreneur & Investor

Tommy Williams

Entrepreneur and former investment banker at Goldman Sachs

Yvonne Bajela

Founding Member and Principal at Impact X Capital

Agenda

6:00 – 6:45   |   Registration and Networking

6:45 – 6:50   |   Welcome and Introduction

7:00 – 7:40   |   A Career in Finance
{Professionals Power Panel}

This session will show you how to align yourself with the evolving landscape of the finance industry. Highlighting the need for increased diversity in the industry and more importantly, how aspiring Black Financiers can best fill this talent gap to push the industry forward.

A must attend session for anyone looking for the best tips and advice on how to enter this dynamic industry and thrive.

7:45 – 8:25   |  Let the Money Work for You
{Entrepreneurs Power Panel}

Finance is probably the single most important factor in either scaling up your business or getting it off the ground in the first place. Having access to funds will be a determining factor in your ultimate success. The money is out there, you just need to look in the right places.

Our panel of finance experts aim to shed some well needed light on how aspiring Black businesses can secure access to funds and more importantly educate themselves on how best to use it, maximising their growth potential more than ever before.

Andy Davis Co-founder, 10×10 and Angel Investor, Atomico

Emmanuel Asuquo Financial Advisor as seen on Channel 4, BBC 1 & ITV

Paris Petgrave Co-founder and CEO of We Love Work & Founder of Rare Seed Tech Entrepreneur & Investor

Tommy Williams Entrepreneur and former investment banker at Goldman Sachs

Yvonne Bajela Founding Member and Principal at Impact X Capital

8:25 – 8:45   |  Networking Break

8:50 – 9:20   |   Re-Education: Generational Wealth
{Keynote}

As wealth in Black communities continues to grow, our ideas in relation to it need to grow also. Understanding true wealth creation and the value of the ‘Black Pound’ was not taught at school but through re-educating ourselves and becoming of aware of the many options available to us, we can better leverage our wealth and create lasting value in our communities. This session will highlight just some of the many avenues we can take to better manage our money and how it can be used to boost Black economies at scale for future generations.

9:20 – 9:30   |  Closing Remarks

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