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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…

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…

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,…

Female Founders Rise X Leeds

Last updated on 4 December 2023

Written by Lizzy Duncan

​Come to the launch of Female Founders Rise in Leeds on 4th Dec. We’re bringing together female founders, investors, and ecosystem partners for an evening of celebration, networking, practical support, and inspiring stories from founders. ​You’ll hear from amazing female founders building incredible businesses in the North. ​We’ll also have a session on practical tips…

Female Founder Office Hours 10

Last updated on 9 November 2023

Written by Rachel Citron

Started by the Playfair Capital team in 2019, FFOH has already brought together over 1,900 founders for 7,800 one-to-one mentoring and pitch meetings with over 180 investors across nine editions to date. Founders participating in the event have raised over £1.2bn. We recognise that there is no single quick fix for redressing the lack of…