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Funded Female Founders: How to Level the Playing Field

Last updated on 24 May 2024

Written by Rachel Citron

The share of funding secured by female founders is unfairly and disproportionately low, a state of affairs that has remained unchanged for many years despite advances made in other areas of gender equality in business. This unfortunate reality has subjected femtech founders to increased hurdles and barriers when attempting to raise capital, despite the fact…

NatWest Accelerator Discovery Event

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Last updated on 2 May 2024

Written by Rachel Citron

Welcome to the NatWest Accelerator Discovery Event at the University of Warwick “The Junction Building”! Join us for an exciting day of networking, workshops, and insights into accelerating your business growth. Whether you’re a startup or an established business, this event is perfect for anyone looking to take their venture to the next level. Don’t miss out on…

Elevating Female Entrepreneurs – Funding and Finding Capital

Last updated on 27 March 2024

Written by Rachel Citron

In this session of Elevating Female Entrepreneurs, the conversation will focus on funding and the options available to them through different avenues. We will also talk about the struggles female entrepreneurs face and what they can do to over come them. Speakers will be announced closer to the date of the event but a special…

Applications for Edition 11 of Female Founder Office Hours are officially open!

Last updated on 19 April 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. Founders must meet the following criteria to apply To apply, click the link below and complete the 2 minute form. Female Founder Office Hours (FFOH) is the largest diversity…

#BeMyAngel – Investing in women, with Emma Sinclair

Last updated on 16 March 2024

Written by Lizzy Duncan

Angel investors hold the key to generating real change for women-led businesses – and securing stellar returns for themselves at the same time. Up to £250 billion of new value could be added to the UK economy if women started and scaled new businesses at the same rate as UK men. Join UKBAA and Emma…

Luton International Women’s Day 2024 – Metro Bank

Last updated on 7 March 2024

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Join us in our Luton Store from 10am – 12pm on Wednesday 6 March to celebrate International Women’s Day.    We will be joined by two local charities, Sarah Loftus from Luton All Women’s Centre who will be telling us about their Employers Against Domestic Abuse scheme and Ruth Robb, CEO of Azalea which works…

Sheffield International Women’s Day – Metro Bank

Last updated on 7 March 2024

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Join us in our Sheffield Store from 4pm – 6pm on Wednesday 6 March to celebrate International Women’s Day. We’ll be joined by guest speaker, Michelle Slater, Ex England footballer and business owner, who will provide an insight into her sporting and business career. This event will be open to those of all ages who…

Female Founder Connect – In-Person Event for IWD

Last updated on 9 March 2024

Written by Rachel Citron

Join Digital Boost for a day full of inspiration, empowerment, and networking with fellow female founders to celebrate International Women’s Day 💖 This event is hosted by Digital Boost, a charity-owned platform offering free mentoring, access to expertise and support for start-ups, small businesses and charities. Digital Boost services are completely free, thanks to the…

Metro Bank Enfield – International Women’s Day

Last updated on 9 March 2024

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Join us in our Enfield Store from 10am – 12pm on Friday 8th March for casual networking event with like-minded business owners & professionals. Followed by a light lunch to celebrate International Women’s Day.

Metro Bank Birmingham- IWD Breaking glass ceilings in leadership and business for women

Last updated on 16 March 2024

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For many years, women have been underrepresented in leadership positions and business. However, with the changing times and growing awareness, the glass ceiling holding women back from reaching their full potential is slowly shattering. Women are now taking on more leadership roles and starting their own businesses, breaking barriers and achieving success in fields previously…