The British Business Bank’s new report, Finding What Works: Pathways to Improve Diversity in Venture Capital Investment, is a comprehensive assessment of actions that venture capital investors can take to reach a more diverse group of entrepreneurs with their investments. By surveying venture capital-ready and venture capital-backed entrepreneurs, interviewing a breadth of venture capital firms, and analysing UK investment data, we have identified three clear, actionable, and evidence-based pathways for UK funds to improve diversity in venture capital investment.
About the British Business Bank
The British Business Bank is the UK’s economic development bank. Our mission is to drive sustainable growth and prosperity across the UK, and to enable the transition to a net zero economy, by supporting access to finance for smaller businesses. The British Business Bank delivers a range of both debt and equity programmes, ensuring that small businesses can access finance that is right for their needs at the right time.