Investing in Women Code signatories

Code signatories

The organisations referenced in the tables below are signatories of the Investing in Women Code. By becoming signatories, they have made a commitment to:

  1. Nominate a member of the senior leadership team responsible for supporting equality
  2. Provide data to the Department for Business and Trade nominated industry body to be published annually on an aggregated and anonymised basis
  3. Adopt internal practices to improve female entrepreneurs’ access to finance needed to start and grow success businesses

    Founding signatories

    Angel Academe
    Bank of Ireland
    British Business Bank
    Co-op Bank - founding
    Episode 1
    Lloyds Banking Group

    Bank and Non-Bank Lenders

    Ask Inclusive Finance
    Bank of Ireland
    BCRS Business Loans
    Business Enterprise Fund
    Capitalise Business Support Limited
    Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership
    The Co-operative Bank
    Coventry and Warwickshire Reinvestment Trust
    DSL Business Finance Ltd
    Finance for Enterprise
    First Enterprise - Enterprise Loans
    Funding Circle
    GC Business Finance
    Growth Lending
    Lloyds Banking Group
    Praetura Group
    Reliance Bank
    Scottish EDGE
    Scottish Enterprise
    Shard Credit Partners
    Social Investment Scotland
    SWIG Finance
    Transmit Startups

    Angel Investors

    3 Sisters Ventures Collective
    Alma Angels
    Angel Academe
    Angel Groups
    Anglia Capital Group (Anglia Angels Ltd)
    Animal Health Angels
    Baltic Ventures
    Community Growth Ventures
    Cornerstone Partners
    Dorset Business Angels
    Equity Gap Limited
    ESM Ventures
    GC Angels
    Green Angel Syndicate
    HB Capital Investments
    Henley Business Angels
    Lifted Ventures Limited
    Investing Women
    Lincolnshire Business Angels
    Liverpool City Region Angel Network
    Mint Ventures
    Obu Limited
    Oxbridge Angels
    Oxford Investment Opportunity Network Ltd
    Raising Partners
    S100 Club
    South East Angels
    Sustainable Network
    The Conduit Connect
    The Tricapital Syndicate LLP
    University of Exeter
    University of Sussex Business Angels
    Veridian Ventures
    Women Angels of Wales

    General Partners

    1818 Venture Capital
    7percent Ventures
    ACF Investors
    Active Partners
    Ada Ventures
    Albion Capital
    Amadeus Capital Partners
    Anthemis Group
    Anticus Partners
    Ascension Ventures Limited
    Augmentum Fintech
    Aviva Group Holdings Ltd
    Bayes Entrepreneurship Fund
    Bethnal Green Ventures
    BGF Group Plc
    Big Issue Invest
    BioScience Managers
    Black Opal Ventures
    Blume Equity
    Boost & Co Limited
    Bran Investments Ltd
    Breega UK Limited
    Bristol & Bath Regional Capital CIC
    British Design Fund
    Cambridge Enterprise Limited
    Cambridge Innovation Capital
    Carbon 13 Capital Limited
    Clarendon Fund Mangers Limited
    Clean Growth Venture Fund
    Committed Capital Ltd
    Concept Ventures
    CPI Enterprises
    Crane Venture Partners LLP
    Deepbridge Capital LLP
    Deeptech Labs (Fund)
    Development Bank of Wales
    Digital Horizon GP Limited
    Downing LLP
    DSW Ventures
    Earth Capital
    EchoVC (Offshore) Management Ltd
    Eckuity Lux Healthtech Fund
    Edge Investments Limited
    Eka Ventures
    Elbow Beach Capital
    Element Ventures LLP
    Endeavour Ventures
    Entrepreneur First
    EoS Advisory
    EOS Venture Partners
    Epidarex Capital
    Episode 1
    EQT Ventures
    Esperante Ventures
    Estari Group
    ETF Partners
    Evenlode Impact Ltd
    Fabric Ventures LLP
    Farview Equity Partners Limited
    Fearless Adventures
    Female Founders
    Finch Capital
    FinTech Growth Fund
    Firstminute Capital
    Foresight Group LLP
    FORM Ventures
    Fortunis Venture Capital
    Forward Partners
    Frontline Ventures
    Funding London
    Fuse Venture Advisors Ltd
    Future Planet Capital (Midven)
    Fyrfly Venture Partners
    Growthdeck Limited
    Guinness Asset Management
    Hambro Perks
    Highland Europe (UK) LLP
    Houghton Street Ventures LLP
    Imbiba Growth LLP
    Innvotec Limited
    IP Group
    IQ Capital Partners LLP
    IW Capital
    JamJar Investments LLP
    January Ventures
    Juice Ventures
    Kindred Capital
    Kinhin Capital
    KM Capital
    LCR Ventures/LYVA Labs
    Local Globe VC
    Longwall Venture Partners LLP
    M&G Investments (Catalyst Capital Fund and Catalyst Credit Fund)
    Maven Capital Partners UK LLP
    Mercia Asset Management
    Mercuri Ventures
    MMC Ventures Limited
    Molten Ventures Plc
    Moscar Capital
    N4 Partners
    NCL Technology Ventures
    NEL Fund Mangers Limited
    Newable Ventures
    NG Bio Limited
    Nine Realms
    NoBa Capital
    North East Fund
    Northern Gritstone Limited
    Northstar Ventures
    Oakfield Capital Partners
    Octopus Ventures
    Old College Capital
    One Planet Capital
    Open Ocean
    Outsized Ventures
    Outward VC
    Oxford Capital
    Oxford Science Innovation Plc
    Palatine Private Equity
    Panoramic Growth Equity
    Par Equity
    Parkwalk Advisors Limited
    Peal Capital Group Ltd
    Pension Superfund Holdings Limited
    Perwyn Advisors UK Ltd
    Pink Salt Ventures
    Piper PE LLP
    Playfair Capital
    Praetura Group Limited
    Puma Private Equity
    Q Ventures
    QuantX Ltd
    Redrice Ventures
    Regenerate Ventures
    Relentless Ventures
    River Capital UK
    Samos Investments
    Sapphire Capital Partners
    Scaleup Capital
    Scottish Equity Partners (SEP)
    Seedrs Limited
    Seneca Partners
    Sentient Ventures
    SFC Capital
    Simsan Ventures
    SIS Ventures
    Spex Capital Limited
    Station 12 Asset Management Limited
    SuperSeed Ventures LLP
    Sure Valley Ventures
    Sustainable Ventures
    SV Health Managers LLP
    Sway Ventures
    Sweet Capital
    Talis Capital
    Thena Capital
    Transition Global Management Limited
    Turquoise International Limited
    Two Magnolias Venture Capital
    Vala Capital
    VGC Partners
    Westerly Winds Limited
    Whiterock Finance
    Worth Capital
    YFM Equity Partners
    Zero Carbon Capital Limited

    Limited Partners

    Big Society Capital
    British Patient Capital

    Venture Builders

    *Venture builders include Accelerators and Incubators

    Pink Brew Studio
    Zinc Capital

    Investing in Women Report 2023

    The 2023 Investing in Women Code report shows the importance of data collection to establish the true picture of access to finance for women-led businesses.

    Investing in Women Code Annual Report 2022Download the report (.pdf, 8.93mb)