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The Gender Index Report 2022. Results for Wales and Northern Ireland

The gender inequality in female-led businesses is still stubbornly high. However, women play an essential role in economic growth in the UK and around the globe.
Earlier in the blog series, we examined the gender inequality results in England and Scotland; now, we’ll take a closer look at Wales and Northern Ireland. 

Is Gender Inequality in Business Still Prominent? The Gender Index Report 2022

Gender inequality in business is about more than just the wage disparity between men and women; it’s also about female-led companies or their evident lack.In the UK and worldwide, women continue to face barriers, such as problems accessing external funding, gender biases, skewed household dynamics, or a lack of support, when establishing businesses.

What every female entrepreneur needs to know about pitching themselves

Although not all startup founders seek external financing to grow their business, those who do are well aware of the difficulties of the pitching process.

Raising funding for female founders is even more daunting than for their male counterparts due to prevailing stigmas around women making big moves in business. 1% of early-stage capital flows into enterprises started by women.

The 200 Billion Club: Web.3.0 trends out of Europe

What are the latest web3 trends out of Europe? Watch this talk by Bridget GREENWOOD the co-founder of The 200 Billion Club at SIS22 to find out!

At the intersection of AI and Blockchain – A talk by Amber Ghaddar

Amber Ghaddar, Founder of The 200 Billion Club and AllianceBlock, gave a keynote on the intersection of AI and blockchain at SIS22. In this talk, she discusses how these technologies are changing various industries and what that means for the future.

How did the current market affect Startup valuations at the pre-seed and angel stage? 

The current market dip means uncertain times for startup companies. Unprecedented financial times are always something to consider with a startup.

From MVP to Market Ready. Common Startup Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

recent report by Sifted indicates that starting a successful business could be an arduous undertaking while keeping it operating past the seed stage is even more challenging. 

How can startups fundraise in a market downturn

This report provides an update on the funding which are decreasing Quarter-Over-Quarter, with a focus on Q1’22. It covers key trends in deal activity and funding, as well as regional and sector-specific insights.

What’s Next for Women in Tech?

Since the last time Women Who Tech surveyed women in tech, there have been both promising advancements and concerning setbacks for gender equality in tech culture. Here, we take a comprehensive look at the data to provide insights into what’s next for women in tech.

The Power of Women-led Venture Capital Firms

Only 2.2% of VC firms are led by women, yet businesses run by women outperform those run by men by 35%. There is a clear untapped potential when it comes to female-led businesses. Venture capital firms need to start taking notice.