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DBT Female Founders Cohort 2024

Last updated on 2 May 2024

Written by Rachel Citron

Are you a leading female technology founder in the UK? Want to raise awareness of your Start-Up across the UK and globally? If so, this competition is for you. HM Treasury has estimated that the UK could benefit from up to £250bn in new economic value if women in the UK started and scaled businesses…

Edition 11 of Female Founder Office Hours takes place on Thursday 18th April!

Last updated on 27 March 2024

Written by Rachel Citron

Applications for Edition 11 of the Female Founders Office Hours on Thursday 18th April 2024 are now live! They will close on Tuesday 26th March 2024. Female Founder Office Hours (FFOH) is the largest diversity and inclusion initiative in venture. Started by the Playfair Capital team in 2019, FFOH has already brought together over 2,200…

Women-Led High-Growth Enterprise Taskforce calls for more investment in women-led ventures

Last updated on 5 March 2024

Written by Rachel Citron

A report by the Women-led High-Growth Enterprise Taskforce has called for more investment in female-led ventures to drive the UK’s ambitions to become a tech superpower by 2030. Advocating for significant reevaluation of investment strategies with only six per cent of high-growth enterprises being wholly or majority led by women. The Taskforce chaired by Anne Boden, founder of Starling Bank, since…

Morgan Stanley open applications for the Inclusive Ventures Lab for 2024

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Last updated on 22 February 2024

Written by Rachel Citron

The Morgan Stanley Inclusive Ventures Lab is an intensive 5-month in-house start-up accelerator programme promoting financial inclusion and providing technology and technology-enabled start-up entrepreneurs with access to capital, along with the tools, resources and connections to help further develop and scale their companies. Applications for the 2024 cohort are open until 15th March, and you can apply now…

Department for Business & Trade Female Founders Cohort 2024

Last updated on 22 February 2024

Written by Lizzy Duncan

Are you a leading female technology founder in the UK? Want to raise awareness of your Start-Up across the UK and globally? If so, this competition is for you. HM Treasury has estimated that the UK could benefit from up to £250bn in new economic value if women in the UK started and scaled businesses…