How do you make social investment truly inclusive? Three UK initiatives – Good Finance, Ubele Initiative and CAF Venturesome – working to widen access to support and funding share what they have learned.
Izzy Obeng and Bayo Adelaja both created ventures that make it easier for diverse founders to grow a business. But social entrepreneurs of colour still face barriers, especially in accessing finance. Dr Yaz Osho explores what needs to change.
Startup schemes may be booming, but are they any use to women participants? Our columnist hears uncomfortable truths from experienced female founders – and suggests a new focus for nurturing women-led ventures.