Angela Bates

Angela Bates

IBM United Kingdom Limited at IBM Global Entrepreneur Business Development Leader

Startupbootcamp FinTech London Mentor

With over 25 years at global organisations such as IBM, Hewlett-Packard and with technology SMEs, Angela has focused on driving innovative marketing and business development programmes with influencers and business partners. She has lead the continual evolution of IBM Global Entrepreneur programme across the UK & Ireland and has provided a platform for startups to showcase their businesses at annual SmartCamp pitching events with several UK and Irish startups making Global and European winning teams. She has also led marketing teams that have built business development opportunities linking clients to a broad ecosystem of influencers, business partners and startups which drove multi-million dollar revenues. Her current mission is to provide innovative technology startups with support to understand the marketing opportunity, the technologies, go-to-market options and to connect them into ecosystems to scale their businesses