Exclusive Offer for Home Grown Members!

Ready to take your investment game to the next level? Home Grown is thrilled to present an exclusive opportunity for our members to join the Venture into Investing Workshop by UKBAA! Valued at £1,395+VAT, Home Grown members need only pay £75!

Secure one of the limited 5 slots available and RSVP now to reserve your spot! This will be an all-day workshop from 11.30am to 4.00pm, lunch is included.

Don’t miss out on this unique chance to learn from and invest alongside industry leaders in this groundbreaking training course, brought to you by the foremost trade body for angel and early-stage investing.

Detailed information on the workshop can be found here.

Course Leaders
Cornel Chiriac
Cornel Chiriac
Partner, 2050 Capital

Cornel is a deep tech VC with extensive angel investment experience and an entrepreneurship background.  He is the founding partner of 2050 Capital, a London-based deep tech and science VC backing early-stage ventures since 2015. Cornel invests $500k checks at seed and up to $3m in Series A, and backs 2-4 deals per year. A number of his earlier investments advanced to the pre-IPO stage and exited. Cornel is a hands-on high-conviction investor who actively contributes to the success of his portfolio companies, serving on multiple boards and advisory committees. Cornel also heads the Chicago Booth Angels London chapter, where he has been instrumental in expanding the reach of this investment group globally. He is also actively involved in various University of Chicago venture initiatives.


Roderick Beer
Managing Director, UK Business Angels Association (UKBAA)

Roderick’s career spans over 17 years of managing, founding and growing angel groups and investment platforms, collectively deploying over £100m of equity investment in more than 500 startup and scaleup businesses. He started at Beer & Partners, the first and largest angel group in the UK which later sold to Risk Capital Partners, he later helped form and grow a successful corporate finance firm, as their COO.

He is now the Managing Director of the UK Business Angels Association, the trade body for angel and early-stage investing, representing 220 organisations including over 100 Angel Groups that collectively deploy over £2bn p.a. in innovative, high-growth businesses.