Black Founders Connect

Black Founders Connect would like you to Join us on 13th June for our second get together of the year!

As part of our ongoing commitment to supporting black founders, creating safe spaces and encouraging networking, we’ll be hosting Black Founders Connect Meetups on a quarterly basis as part of our commitment to empowering and cultivating a thriving, innovative ecosystem for black founders across Lincolnshire.

We’re excited to again bring 3 amazing speakers to inspire, embolden and delight you.

  • Orange Room, Think Tank
  • June 13 @ 2pm - 4pm
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Malcolm MacPhee is a Business Adviser with NBV who manage various contracts across the Midlands to offer business support to Start-up and existing enterprises.

With a robust background as an entrepreneur along with extensive experience in Corporate Management, Malcolm brings a unique blend of practical insight and strategic expertise to help businesses thrive.


Ginny Walker has 18 years’ experience running a family owned business, nurturing it from start up through to a successful management buyout; ensuring the continuity of a nationally recognised brand and B-2-B service in the graduate employment and skills sector. This was combined with a career in the public sector in strategic policy, partnership and project management roles to support regional and local economic development. 

She is currently working as a Business Advisor in the city of Lincoln, supporting businesses and enterprising individuals achieve their goals.


James Page As Lab Manager of the Barclays Eagle Lab at the University of Lincoln, James oversees the support provided to on-site Founders, drawing on 15 years of banking industry expertise and the wider Eagle Labs team. James Resides in Lincoln's vibrant west-end, an area embodies a strong community spirit, and he is committed to empowering founders in their communities to foster growth nationwide.

James will be speaking about the new Barclays Eagle Labs Academy, to equip you with the skills, knowledge and expertise needed to succeed as you launch and grow your business. The Academy covers all aspects of launching and running a business, from how to find and hire the best people to how to raise finance; there is everything you need to help you and your team succeed.



14.00   Arrival & Networking

14.30   Introductions & Speakers

15.45   Q&A

16.00   End