This is Money looks at major city investors letting down a generation of female entrepreneurs, despite 772,002 business starting last year.
The boss of NatWest has warned that City investors are ‘letting down a generation’ of female entrepreneurs by failing to stump up the cash to get their firms off the ground.
A flood of companies have been launched during the pandemic by people who have lost their jobs or decided on a career change. According to the Centre for Entrepreneurs think-tank, a record 772,002 businesses were started last year.
However, concerns are mounting that too many start-ups are relying on loans to fuel their growth instead of raising capital from investors.
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