Our Head of Angel Investment, Jessica Jackson has been nominated for the Women in Finance Awards 2021 and has been successfully shortlisted in the prestigious “Advocate of the Year” category. A huge congratulations goes to Jessica!
From funding a startup to its name and tackling the red tape, experts and entrepreneurs give tips.
Focusing on budding start-ups, attracting international partners and tackling gender inequality should be prioritised in Greater Manchester's investment sector, one of the industry's leading lights has said.
Manchester-based technology business Culture Shift has secured a £1.5m investment in a funding round led by Praetura Ventures and Blackfinch Ventures. Founded in 2018, Culture Shift has created a platform for people to confidentially and safely report workplace harassment.
Manchester-based fintech start-up company Collctiv has processed more than £3m in group payments as it targets a new funding round.
Viscgo, a medical device company based in Manchester Science Park, has completed a £315,000 investment round, thanks to a £50,000 investment from early-stage investor, GC Angels.
The collective is the first of its kind in the UK and aims to encourage more women in the North of England to apply for investments and funding to support entrepreneurship and grow female-led businesses, particularly in a post-COVID world.
A Bolton-based innovation helping children learn core curriculum subjects through games has secured £250,000 in funding and launched its app.
Guardian Angel is a London-Manchester based death tech company that helps people plan for and manage death.The fresh funding comes off the back of a hot 6 months, with revenue and team tripling and customers growing to 100k across their services.This round brings Guardian Angel’s total funding to £1.6m in the last 24 months. The £1.1m is an Early Seed Round led by impact investor Fair By Design, who view them as part of their mission to tackle the poverty premium. Fair by Design are joining ins…
Education, isolation and a lack of confidence are preventing investment in female-led businesses that could mean a £250bn UK economic boost. Here, a host of entrepreneurs, investment experts and businesspeople join NatWest CEO Alison Rose to discuss the issue - and how we will overcome it.