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The Purse Podcast

92 EpisodesProduced by Jana HlistovaWebsite

We are changing the conversation for women about money and investing.We focus on how women can manage and invest their money in the public and private markets and how they are the driving force behind the change we want to see in the world.We talk to change makers, financial experts, wealth managers… read more


#56: Investing in the North: female angel investing and female founders with Jordan Dargue

Jordan Dargue is a founding director, non-executive director, Women Angel of the North, investor, talent & business growth consultant supporting start up, early stage and scaling organisations to reach their potential.

She is a senior business leader operating across the investment, finance and business growth landscape. Jordan is also a mentor and advisory board member, helping start-ups, early-stage and high-growth businesses across the UK connect with the right investors and then supporting those businesses with commercialisation, marketing recruitment and retention to ensure the very best strategies are implemented to and grow and scale commercially.

Passionate about growing the Northern SME economy, Jordan helps the North reach its potential by supporting SME's access funding from regional and national investors. Using her innovation and enterprise expertise.  Jordan has a proven ability to drive start-up and business growth through experience of taking advisory and consultant positions. She uses her experience as an entrepreneur to support them in their growth strategies, building an external marketing profile and sales plan, working efficiently, building management and leadership capacity and identifying future product opportunities.

We cover the following in our conversation:

  • The startup ecosystem for female founders in the UK and in the north of England 
  • What's changed as a result of the pandemic
  • Fund Her North
  • How to invest as an angel investor
  • Why we need more female investors 
  • Advice for female founders who are about to embark on their seed fundraising journey.
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