In honor of International Women’s Day, sit in on an inspiring and insightful talk by local girl-boss Heather Henyon. Startup Grind, a global startup community, is hosting this event as part of their expert-led series at in5, Dubai Media City on 25th March.
26 March 2019, 06:30 PM
26 March 2019, 12:00 AM
Startup Grind Dubai is a local chapter of the Google for Entrepreneurs-powered global start-up community which connects over million entrepreneurs in 500 cities through events, media, and partnerships with organizations like Google for Startups.
In honor of the worldwide international women's day 2019, they present to you, the March speaker, Heather Henyon who is Founding Partner of Mindshift Capital, a venture fund investing in women-led technology start-up companies. Heather has almost 20 years of experience in venture finance, entrepreneurship, emerging markets, angel investing, financial technology, credit and impact investment. With over 80 direct and fund investments, she is an active venture investor with a passion for fintech and women-led start-ups. She is a Founding Partner of Athena CFO, now known as Growth Partners, an outsourced CFO and finance advisory firm.
Heather Henyon is a prolific investor who was nominated as “Investor of the Year” by Arabian Business in both 2016 and 2017. Her career began on Wall Street, giving her nearly 20 years of experience specifically in finance, strategy and technology in emerging markets. An influential and widely involved investor, she serves as a member of the Investment Committee of Dubai Angel Investors and is on the Board of Directors of the Sekem Holding Group in Egypt. Heather serves on the Boards of Sarwa, the first licensed roboadvisor in the Middle East; Localized, an edtech future of work platform; NeedsList, a global humanitarian aid marketplace; and Little Thinking Minds. She is a mentor for start-up companies at Techstars Dubai, in5 Tech, Sheraa, Flat6Labs and the Dubai Technology Entrepreneurship Center (DTEC).