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Female founded scaleups on the up

Great news from the ScaleUp Institute’s Female Founders Index 2023 which has identified 623 female-founded scaleups that have crossed the threshold of £10.2m turnover and/or £5.1m in assets. The institute breaks this down into 454 scaleups and 169 pipeline scaleups – a 70% increase for the former and almost triple for the latter on 2022’s […]

Female Founders Rise goes to Liverpool

Last week Female Founders Rise hosted our first event in Liverpool, in the beautiful Baltic Ventures space. We were thrilled to be joined by a brilliant panel of founders with different stories to share around how they formed their companies and their challenges and successes in the journey. Here’s our recap of the panel talks […]

New study finds gender balanced companies outperform their peers

A new study from leading asset manager, BlackRock, found that gender balanced companies outperform their peers. The study measured return on assets with gender balanced companies in the middle quintile reporting average annual return on assets of 7.7 per cent, compared with 5.6 per cent for those with the highest share of men in their […]