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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…

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…

HERmesa Open House

Last updated on 20 March 2024

Written by Lizzy Duncan

HERmesa Angel Syndicate is opening its doors to our community, network and all those interested in learning more about angel investing. Do join us! Agenda: 6.00pm arrival for a 6.30 start 6.30 – 7.00pm: An introduction to HERmesa and a fireside chat with a few HERmesa investors 7.00-7.45pm: Pitches from female founders asking the HERmesa…

#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…

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 Reading – International Women’s Day 2024

Last updated on 2 March 2024

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Join us in our Reading Store from 11am – 1pm on Friday 1 March for informal networking event with local like-minded business owners. Followed by a light lunch to celebrate International Women’s Day.