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Tech financiers giving back with impact investing

Aug 09, 2018

Traditionally, investing has been all about financial gain. An investor puts their money into a company or project which, they hope, will bulk out their investment and pay back hefty dividends.

Investment opportunity for fintechs with TechInvest 4

Aug 09, 2018

The Mayor of London, in association with Business Angels, will shortly be holding the fourth and final instalment of its TechInvest programme - and this time the focus is Fintech!

From inmates to entrepreneurs

Aug 09, 2018

One of the major challenges for ex-prisoners is the struggle to get a job on civvy street, because earning a living is so vital for integrating into society. Jobs don’t just provide an income, they also provide stability, and a source of pride....

Taking on the Johns: the need-to-know about female founder funding

Jul 26, 2018

In 2015, The Guardian worked out that there were more men named ‘John’ leading FTSE 100 companies than there were women. We’ve nothing against the name ‘John’ – but if you’re more likely to encounter two Johns in the boardroom than someone with a...

Ad competition to bust gender stereotypes - £500,000 of ad space to be won

Jul 26, 2018

City Hall and Transport for London have come up with an advertising competition to improve the way that women are represented on billboards and posters around the capital. Up for grabs is £500,000 worth of premium advertising space across the TfL...