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In Conversation

Black History Month – In Conversation with Eric Collins

On Thursday 13th October 2022, as part of our annual Black History Month celebrations, the Black Lawyers Group will be joined by Eric Collins, CEO and Founding Member of Impact X – a venture capital firm founded to support underrepresented entrepreneurs across Europe.

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October 13, 2022

6:15 – 9:30 p.m.

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Latham & Watkins

99 Bishopsgate

London, EC2M 3XF

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Latham & Watkins' Black Lawyers Group is pleased to invite you to our annual Black History Month event.

We will be joined by Eric Collins, CEO and Founding Member of Impact X– a venture capital firm, founded to support underrepresented entrepreneurs across Europe. Ericis a serial entrepreneur, investor, technology executive, and host of Channel 4 business show, The Money Maker.

In his debut book, We Don't Need Permission: How Black Business Can Change Our World, Eric argues that investing in Black and underrepresented entrepreneurs is the surest and fastest socio-economic game changer there is.

In 2018, The Financial Times named him among the UK’s top 100 BAME leaders in technology. Since 2019 Eric has been voted one of the most influential Black people in Britain on The Powerlist.

6:15 p.m.–Welcome drinks and registration
6:45 p.m.–Opening remarks
7:00 p.m.– Fireside chat with Eric Collins, followed by Q&A
8:15 p.m.– Drinks and canapés

As part of a month-long exhibition celebrating talented Black photographers across different generations, we are delighted to be showcasing the works of Black artists; Vanley Burke, Denise Maxwell (Lensi Gallery), Djibril Drame and Nuits Balnéaires (DADA Gallery).

We hope you can join us.