Venture Capital investment

Cornerstone VC launches £20m fund for tech start-ups led by diverse teams

The fund will invest between £250,000 and £1m into 40 UK tech-enabled businesses at pre-seed and seed stage

Black entrepreneurs hit by funding bias

Launching a business is never easy, but it’s even harder for black entrepreneurs and Erika Brodnock has a lot to say about it…

Toolkit to help tech founders pursue D&I as they scale

Tech Nation’s toolkit, including checklists, case studies, and other resources, is available now

Underrepresented tech founders join first DEI trade mission to US

Fifteen diverse tech founders will network with global corporates and scaling startups

Self-doubt holds women back from entrepreneurial careers says study

Men remain more likely than women to start their own businesses while the women who do decide to become entrepreneurs are failing to apply for scale-up loans as they think they’ll be turned down

Google’s Black Founders Fund could help plug finance gap

Google’s new fund for UK and European Black-led businesses could help remedy inequality issues in the funding world where white male entrepreneurs tend to receive the most external capital

Accelerator partners with VC firm to diversify funding climate

Are venture capitalists funding the same kinds of businesses? A new funding advice series wants VCs to support more diverse founders

UK black founders are more likely to hire diverse teams

The makeup of UK tech businesses are more likely to be diverse if launched by black founders, says new 10×10 report

OneTech and JPMorgan Chase shore up underrepresented entrepreneurs

The lack of diversity within entrepreneurs is an issue that OneTech and its peers remain committed to tackling.

Black American Founder Fellowship aims to boost entrepreneurial diversity

The Founder Institute has helped thousands of budding entrepreneurs around the world to realise their ambitions