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Business Investor & Mentor, Head of Sales at Yavrio, CEO at Inspire UK, Founder & Chair of Trustees at Free to Fly
Nikki‘s professional bio / interests
As founder of Inspire UK and leader of The Inspire Network, I help women connect and collaborate, to help one another achieve their aspirations in business and beyond. "Inspire" as members refer to it, is a network for heart-led, aspirational women that facilitates connection, collaboration and creates opportunities for you to share knowledge, experience and inspiration for your mutual benefit. Inspire helps women to rise, thrive and flourish in their roles as leaders - both in business and beyond. Find out more by checking out our website in the links below. But Inspire is actually my passion project - my main line of work is investing and partnering with business owners to help them grow their businesses. I’m on the senior leadership team heading up sales at Yavrio (https://yavr.io) - a Fintech SAAS company providing bank connectivity, feeds and payments for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central (more finance systems coming soon) - we’re growing rapidly and I’m loving every moment! When I'm not helping to serve our partners and end users at Yavrio, leading Inspire or mentoring, you’ll find me travelling around, speaking at events or on podcasts, hanging out with my kids, or working on my charity...as I'm also the founder and Chair of Trustees of Free to Fly. This is a UK charity that helps expectant mothers to start a new life free from domestic abuse, to protect their children from the trauma of abuse, and to break cycles of abuse for future generations.
I’d like help with…
Introductions to business investors and business owners. Connections to those who are motivated by a deeper sense of purpose in life, an interest in engaging in philanthropy, supporters of women and womens’ rights, as well as those who recognise the value of protecting and investing in children as the next generation.
An interesting, or unusual fact(s) about me…
I'm obsessed with flamingos 🦩
I live in
A career highlight
Winning the South Coast Business Awards as "Entrepreneur of the Year" in 2020 as well as being a finalist in multiple other categories!
https://yavr.io https://www.inspireuk.org https://www.freetofly.org.uk https://www.nikkitapley.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/nikkitapley
31 August, 2022