Posted Friday 26th March 2021
There are currently 3,831 companies that have a female founder and have raised funding since 2011. Beauhurst have profiled 50 of the most exciting founders to watch this year and beyond. Who are they?
With thousands of seed-stage investors based around Europe, start-ups have no shortage of financing options. So how do founders narrow down which investors to target? Sifted is a good place to start as they details the top seed investors in Europe.
VC firm Passion Capital is using Seedrs to open up its fund to crowd investors. This is the first time a European VC has been raised funds in this way and will allow retail investors a chance to join the VC pie. As fun as it may be for individuals, they will be “strictly passive investors”.
According to new reports, eight of the UK’s 23 unicorns are founded by ethnic minorities but of those eight, none are founded by women or Black people. There is a startling lack of representation across certain ethnicities and women throughout British business.
The French facilities management provider, Armonia, acquires UK based Anabas. The two companies’ combined geographical reach will be increasingly attractive to customers and demonstrates the continued interest of overseas buyers in the UK despite Brexit.
To mark this year’s International Women’s Day, we spoke with two of our clients to hear about a time they have witnessed gender inequality in the workplace and any instances where it has or hasn’t been challenged.
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Anthony Fletcher, CEO of Graze, the healthy snack brand, recently spoke at the Joelson Founder's Fireside event to discuss the journey of developing Graze over the last decade.
James Davidson, Co-Founder of Tails.com, the subscription-based dog food supplier, spoke at the recent Joelson Founder's Fireside event.