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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…

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…

Metro Bank MK Networking – International Women’s Day

Last updated on 8 March 2024

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Join us in our Oakgrove Milton Keynes store on Thursday 7 March from 5:30pm – 7pm for an evening of networking & drinks to celebrate International Women’s Day with like-minded business owners & professionals. Hear from Samantha Bradford from Simplicity Financial Planning who will share her experiences as a female business owner.

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.


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…