UKBAA: Barriers & Opportunities for Women Angel
Alison Rose Review of Female Entrepreneurs
Women are responsible for owning over 45% of the UK’s wealth, yet only 14% of Angel Investors in the UK are women.
Only 39% of women are confident in their capabilities to start a business compared to 55% of men. This is a perceived gap in ability, rather than an actual gap in skill sets.
UK VC & Female Founders Report,
British Business Bank
Innovate UK Women in Innovation Winners
At current rate of change (0.2%pa) it would take until 2045 for 10% of UK VC deals to be in all female teams.
£180bn could be delivered to the UK economy by boosting female entrepreneurship.