6 January 2021: “We need to do more to invest in companies that are founded and led by women,” says Armance Bordes, General Counsel at Sofinnova Partners. “There are many studies that point to the gender gap that persists in fundraising, making it so much harder for women to raise capital.”
Funding recovery when government support comes to an end will be key; and accessing debt and equity markets will take time and preparation.
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23 September: Mountside Ventures managing partner Jonathan Hollis talks to ICAEW Insights about streamlining the fundraising process for startups
8 September 2020: The UK is fast becoming a centre of expertise for advisory on renewables projects, at home and overseas. How might this contribute to the global recovery?
8 September 2020: The waste management company's CEO Michael Topham tells us about Biffa's focus on sustainability and the contribution it can make to the economy.
5 August: Jeremy Stunt has experience on both sides of the table when it comes to raising funds. He explains what matters when trying to attract investors.
4 August: With a combination of grit, determination and some judicious funding decisions this Manchester-based craft brewery has kept moving forward through COVID-19.
31 July: Chris Benbow, FD of training group Mentor FLT Training, explains how with careful financial management and a safety net loan his organisation is moving through the pandemic.
30 July: Writing for the Financial Services Faculty, Carlos Martin Torneros covers three key reasons why businesses are shifting their ideological focus through the pandemic crisis.
21 July: Ines Faden, treasurer for the Tideway project, explains how issuing green bonds has kept the organisation financially strong over the past three years.
What is the outlook for start-ups in a post-pandemic business world when support schemes draw to a close?