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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…

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…

The Gender Index Roadshow comes to Manchester

The Gender Index

Last updated on 3 January 2024

Written by Rachel Citron

Our ambition is to inspire positive change for women in enterprise. Join us as we highlight key findings from our latest report, including the progress, challenges and opportunities for female entrepreneurs across the UK and specifically in the North West. We’ll also share our important findings on generational-led and ethnic minority-led companies, hear from some…

OWIT UK AND NATWEST: GOING GLOBAL – ONE YEAR ON

Last updated on 10 November 2023

Written by Rachel Citron

A thought leadership online event that is a follow-up on our flagship event held last year, and looks at a year of activity in international trade. Join us for a highly informative and insightful, packed afternoon, with two sessions discussing the current climate and progress on international trade, as well as a chance to interrogate…

Scaling up your business and exercising a high Growth Mindset

Last updated on 24 October 2023

Written by Rachel Citron

Scaling up means different things to different people, and it’s a journey that every entrepreneur dreams of. In our upcoming free webinar, brought to you in partnership with NatWest, we’re excited to delve deep into the world of scaling up. Join us and successful entrepreneurs Suzy Dean founder and CEO of AddIn365 and Marine Tanguy founder and CEO…

Digital Boost’s Small Business Bootcamp

Last updated on 24 October 2023

Written by Rachel Citron

Digital Boost is hosting a day full of skill-building and networking for small businesses at the NatWest Conference Centre at 250 Bishopsgate on Tuesday 21st November from 9am – 4pm 🤩 Founders will enjoy a full day of interactive workshops, hosted by our incredible Digital Boost volunteers, on topics including business strategy and prioritisation, branding,…