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28 February 2019

Robert Owen Community Banking Fund Accredited under the British Business Bank’s Enterprise Finance Guarantee Programme

Based in Newtown, Mid Wales, ROCBF has recently launched an enhanced range of ethical loans for businesses, individuals and communities across Wales. These business loans, ranging from £1000 to £50,000, are available to support a spectrum of local enterprises. Their new EFG accreditation will enable ROCBF to increase still further their provision of finance to […]

4 February 2019

Female Start-Up founders missing out on billions in funding

The UK VC & Female Founders report found that for every £1 of venture capital (VC) investment in the UK, all-female founder teams get less than 1p. By comparison, all-male founder teams get 89p and mixed-gender teams get the remaining 10p. The research, commissioned by Chancellor Philip Hammond at Budget 2017 and undertaken by the […]