JUNE ANGELIDES MBE
Venture capitalist, mum of three & advocate of women’s rights -
June is best known for starting the UK's first child-friendly coding school for mums, Mums in Tech, while on her second maternity leave from Silicon Valley Bank. She is also one of a handful of black women in Venture Capital. She is a strong advocate for the rights of working mothers and is passionate about getting people from all backgrounds into careers in tech and helping more underrepresented founders gain access to funding.
June has navigated 3 career pivots while balancing being a mum to 3 kids who are in the entertainment world. She is no stranger to the stage and has hosted numerous panel discussions at The Ivy Club, Pregnant then Screwed, Huckletree, Mums Enterprise Roadshow and runs a monthly discussion for Female Founders in partnership with investors around the world.
June has spoken at events including SaaStr, Ministry of Justice, Financial Times, We are Tech Women and UCL. She has been featured in numerous publications including Stylist Magazine, The Financial Times, Sunday Times, The Guardian, The Telegraph, Red Magazine and Grazia.
When June's not investing or speaking at events, she can be found on commercial sets. She was one of 40 powerful women selected to feature in Lancome's Teint Idole 40 shades ad 40 powers campaign. A role model for working mothers, she was proud to be selected to feature in Tu Clothing's Work It campaign. She was also one of 50 Londoners selected to feature in Bumble Bizz's campaign.
June was awarded an MBE for services to Women in Technology on the 9th of October 2020.
Born in London and raised in Lagos, she comes from a family of entrepreneurs. She recently launched her podcast Believe It, Achieve It through which she aims to inspire women all over the world to live limitlessly. June has been listed in the Financial Times as the 6th Most Influential BAME Tech Leader & in Forbes as one of the 25 Leading Black British Business People.