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Female entrepreneurs and founder mindsets: how mentors make a difference

Season 2, Ep. 10

Our host Oli Barrett is joined by Izzy Obeng Founder of Foundervine, a start up that exists to equip minority entrepreneurs with the tools, skills and mindset for success, and Julie Baker, Head of Enterprise at Natwest and RBS.


In this episode our guests discuss the barriers to female entrepreneurship, how to secure investment, start up versus corporate culture and the importance of finding a mentor. Let's get to the conversation...




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Izzy recommends Americanah, the 2013 novel by the Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Julie recommends To Kill A Mockingbird, the seminal 1960 novel by Harper Lee. Julie also recommends thefinanser.com, a fintech blog by Chris Skinner.


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