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Coverage for our Untapped Unicorns

The Entrepreneurs Network’s report on the Untapped Unicorns – the underfunded female entrepreneurs – received wide-spread coverage. In summary the report showed that there is an evident gender bias against female entrepreneurs receiving funding from capital providers; despite the fact that female-led businesses are less likely to fail. The Entrepreneurs Network’s, Annabel Denham, comments that this data… Read more »

I’m lovin’ it: The Founder review

“If any of my competitors were drowning, I’d put a hose in their mouth and turn on the water.” So says the pugnacious Ray Croc in “The Founder” – a film focusing on the automation and standardisation of the franchise McDonald’s in 1950s USA. Croc (played by Michael Keaton) is determined to the point of ruthless,… Read more »

Huffington Post article: Small Business Taskforce is a big force for good

The Huffington Post has reported on the Small Business Taskforce – a group of 14 business bodies (including The Entrepreneurs Network) who have come together to ensure Britain remains a start-up friendly country after Brexit. The Small Business Taskforce is calling on the new government to work out trade deals, budgets and immigration policies that help small companies… Read more »

Philip Salter talks visas, Osborne and women’s entrepreneurship on The Seed & EIS Hour

In an interview with The Seed & EIS Hour, Philip Salter, director of The Entrepreneurs Network, explains why women-led businesses often struggle to reach the same economic scale as those run by men; why the Chancellor’s 2016 Budget was broadly good for entrepreneurs; and why, if there was one thing the UK government could do to support entrepreneurs,… Read more »