Modwenna Rees-Mogg

Founder | AngelNews

Modwenna has 20 years working in corporate finance, business angel investment and venture capital. She started AngelNews 2003 focusing on media and events in the angel and VC market. From £1,000 of start up capital, she has grown it into the leading information provider and commentator on the business angel market in the UK. The www.angelnewsletter.co.uk is the broadest commentator on and a thought leader in the angel and wider private investor market (including VCTs and crowdfunding) in the UK.

In recent years the AngelNews Group has expanded into assisting senior executives build second careers in the start and early stage entrepreneurial ecosystems through The Pluralists Club www.thepluralists.club and Pitching for Management www.pitching4management.com. It has also built a private investor conferences business including the Great British Private Investor Summit www.privateinvestorsummit.com and the VCT & EIS Investor Forum www.thevctandeisinvestorforum.com.

She is a NED of quoted Albion Tech and General VCT, www.albion-ventures.co.uk and at Asset Match, www.assetmatch.com, a Co-Founder of www.CrowdRating.co.uk which is currently in the process of being sold.

She is a Visiting Fellow at the Bettany School of Entrepreneurship, Cranfield University. She has published ‘Crowdfunding, How to raise money and make money in the crowd’ and ‘Dragons or Angels’, a handbook for people wanting to become or raise money from business angels and is about to publish her 3rd book, a university text book on angel investing.

My Sessions

What’s the best route for equity funding?


A panel examining everything from listed stockmarkets through to venture capital and crowdfunding as a way of funding the space in Europe