Petition to help more female entrepreneurs gathers momentum

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With less than one per cent of venture capital (VC) funding in the UK going to female entrepreneurs, yet with one in four women are trying to launch a new business since the pandemic, action is needed to address the balance, petition founder urges

The co-founder of an organisation set up to champion female entrepreneurs and business leaders is one step closer to changing government legislation on venture capital funding thanks to the snowbal...

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