Academy

Female Founders Academy NOW OPEN – Supporting BAME women to build sustainable businesses

London-based enterprise charity Hatch partners with NatWest bank and BlackRock Gives to launch a new click-and-mortar academy aimed at supporting ethnic-minority female entrepreneurs to build sustainable businesses – Female Founders Academy. Applications are now open to join the Female Founders Academy’s first two incubator programmes – the BAME Female Founders LaunchPad for business at idea […]

crowdfunder

Female Founders: Win £2,000 From Crowdfunder To Boost Your Crowdfunding Campaign For Your New Business Idea

Crowdfunder – a UK rewards-based crowdfunding platform – is running a nation-wide competition aimed at boosting the growth of female-led businesses and they are looking to award £2k funding to the crowdfunding campaign of 12 start-up female founders. The crowdfunding competition, run in partnership with Enterprise Nation, Crowdcube and Everywoman, is part of the Back […]

Back Her Business

Back Her Business – New Female-only Crowdfunding Programme Launched By NatWest

Back Her Business is a new female-only crowdfunding initiative launched by UK bank NatWest in an effort to boost funding support for female founders. The nationwide programme is in partnership with Crowdfunder and it’s part of the bank’s wider ambition to reduce the gender gap and support 400,000 female-led businesses by 2025. Named as the […]

the glass ceiling

For Women By Women – 5 Leadership Tips For Breaking The Glass Ceiling

Top female business leaders reveal their unconventional strategies to breakthrough in a male-dominated workplace – The glass ceiling. Gender equality in the workplace has become a much-discussed topic and recent movements such as #TimesUp and #MeToo have pushed the issue further into the light. We spoke to some top female business leaders and authors, who […]

Female Founders

The Female Founders Pitching At One Of The UK’s First BAME Incubator Programme

These Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) female founders have been chosen to pitch their business ideas at one of the UK’s first incubator programme targeting ethnic minority-led startups – Female Founders Accelerator. Launched recently by Hatch Enterprise – a London-based enterprise charity – together with support from NatWest and eBay, the Female Founders Accelerator […]

Apple Launches Entrepreneur Camp To Help Female App Developers

The new app development program – Entrepreneur Camp – recently launched by Apple aims to support female founders into leadership roles within the tech sector. Entrepreneur Camp is a new initiative designed to provide female founders, within the app space, with access to resources, networking and mentoring opportunities. Applicants applying for the programme must have […]

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Business Owners Share Their ‘Insider Tips’ On How They Manage Mental Health At Work

‘Learn your limits….drop some goals’ – We asked the business community to share their insider tips on how they handle mental health at work.  Beyond ‘World Mental Health Day‘, these useful tips can still remain relevant and be your go-to-guide for having a healthy work-life balance. Learn your limits Learn your limits – once I worked […]

My Startup Story

IAmNewGen Presents: My Startup Story 2018

My Startup Story – Join I Am New Generation Magazine for a lively evening chat with a panel of inspirational young founders sharing their startup stories to help you turn your innovative ideas into reality. Held in partnership with NACUE, My Startup Story is a series of speaking events inspiring your innovative ideas into reality. This […]

Astra Awards Competition

The Astra Awards Competition: Celebrating The UK’s Top Creative Businesses – Female Founders and Student Startups

Toucan Ventures’ Astra Awards Competition is on the hunt for top best new talent in Female founded businesses, Student startups and the Creative Community. Organised by Toucan Ventures, in partnership with Blooming Founders and NACUE, the Astra Awards competition aims to celebrate Britain’s creative sector, female entrepreneurs and student startups. Applicants can enter into one of […]

Gender Bias

Defying Gender Bias As A Young Female Founder

One thing I’ve realised is that too many investment decisions are made based on judgments influenced by widely held beliefs about someone’s age, gender, education, and race. Yang Liu, the founder of JustWears – a high performing men’s underwear company – and a former a VC, shares her experience of how she defies gender bias […]