182. How would it be if you quit your day job and followed your dreams?
Renée, an experienced angel investor and a long lost friend to Michaela Berglund is with us in the first part of the Feminvest podcast. Renée is such an inspiring woman who starts this weeks podcast with sharing her tips on how to reach your goal and dreams while stuck in your daytime job.
Basically she gives insight on how she hustled to reach her goals. Since Renée is an experienced angel investor, Michaela picks her brain on how she resons when investing, she is also sharing her experience of her first investment.
Renée also tells us a bit about how the process goes when investing in the UK which is quite different from Sweden!
Renee Parker is the Co-Founder and Director of Strategy for Invinci Group, the leading boutique advisory firm managing commercial operations and marketing for premium beauty and personal care brands on Amazon globally. Previously, Renee was the Head of Luxury Beauty at Amazon UK and a banker and investor at J.P. Morgan in New York and Deutsche Bank in London. She serves on the Advisory Board of the British Beauty Council and actively angel invests in and advises female founded start-ups. She is also an Operating Partner at Cedar Bridge, a Dubai-based growth equity fund focused on beauty and related tech and services. Renee was named a Top 100 Female Entrepreneur to Watch in the UK by The Telegraph in 2022.
LinkedIn: Renée Parker Instagram: @reneeannparker
During today’s episode Saba meets the entrepreneur Fernanda Oliviera, who is the founder of PackFixed. Fernanda has been on both sides of the packaging industry for more than a decade. Ask her about a the % of recycled material in a bottle and she lights up. She is truly passionate about her business – Listen to the podcast today to learn more!
PackFixed is a B2B marketplace for Product packaging. Their aim is to remove the friction for small and medium brands to buy their packaging, by providing them with transparency, low MOQ, great costs and actionable sustainable insights.