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Unlocking potential for your business through diversity and sustainability

November 7, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am


From 6-10 November the British Business Bank, along with several partners from across the UK, will host Business Finance Week 2023 workshops!


Unlocking potential for your business through diversity and sustainability

Join us for an insightful event supporting equality, diversity and inclusion, where we will break down the biggest barriers to investment for diverse founders.

You’ll hear a comprehensive overview of how the external finance environment is evolving to meet broader needs, plus we’ll also be discussing how to attract investment and why diversity, inclusion and sustainability are so important.


  • Tony Greenham, ESG Director, British Business Bank
  • Jordan Dargue, Founder, Lifted Ventures
  • Helen Oldham, Founder, Lifted Ventures
  • Jess Jackson, Investment Manager, Praetura Ventures
  • Henrietta Boyd, Co-Founder & Director, HaloCycle
  • Natalie Boswell, Regional Development Director (North East, Yorkshire and Lincolnshire), Lloyds Banking Group


This event is part of Business Finance Week, hosted by British Business Bank.

The British Business Bank is 100% Government owned, but independently managed. We bring together expertise and capital to the smaller business finance markets. Our mission is to drive sustainable growth and prosperity across the UK, and to enable the transition to a net zero economy, by improving access to finance for smaller businesses. For more details about how British Business Bank processes personal data, please see our Privacy Notice.

This event is held in partnership with Lifted Ventures.




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