Episode 4: Claire Copeman

Finding Angels

How do you secure angel investment for your growing business - and ensure your relationship with your investors is as good as a strong marriage?

In this episode, Gemma chats to Claire Copeman, co-founder of Adventure Tours UK, who left a successful marketing career to self-fund a travel company based on her passion for the great Welsh outdoors. Even as she was starting out, Claire was advised that she'd need investment to grow - and she describes how words of wisdom imparted at that early stage helped her navigate the funding landscape.

Episode Topics

01:28: What Adventure Tours UK is, and why Claire decided to launch it.

05:06: Funding the start-up.

06:03: Logistics of setting up a travel business.

07:29:  Using networks effectively to get a business off the ground.

12:36: Seeking and securing angel investment.

15:34: Running a sustainable business.

21:49: Starting the B Corps journey.

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