Resources

Each month, we'll include new resources to help all investors identify and address sources of bias in their decision making. Here are some of our favourites:

Understanding the issue

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Women in Cleantech

This 2018 report from the London Sustainable Development Commission is a great place to start to understand more about this issue. 

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The 'Rose Report'

'The Alison Rose Review of Female Entrepreneurship', commissioned by the Government in 2019 to understand barriers facing women starting and growing businesses.

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Diversity VC report

in 2017, Diversity VC worked with the BVCA and Craft.co to create a report shining a light on women in UK VC. In 2019 they went back to see what progress had been made

Practical suggestions for change

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Guidance and best practice

2020 Diversity and Inclusion guidelines for VC,PE and Institutional investors from the BVCA and friends. 

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Diversity VC toolkit

Diversity VC have created a beta version of a practical toolkit for VC funds, feedback welcome. 

Technation Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion toolkit

Technation's toolkit for investors and founders on how to incorporate D & I into every decision. 

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Investing in Women code

In 2019, HM Treasury created the Investing in Women Code - a voluntary commitment for financial services firms to improving female entrepreneurs' access to tools, resources and finance.

  • Accelerators

  • WE Innovate at Imperial - an accelerator to increase the number of women in leadership roles, with a cleantech track. Runs Feb - June, open to Imperial students & recent alums. 

  • Mayors Entrepreneur Programme

  • LSBU

  • UCL Innovate W Ent

  • TechInvest 

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