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11
Jan
BLOG | Announcements

Introducing: the FP Founders Programme

We’re incredibly excited to announce a new programme we’ll be running at Forward Partners in 2019. We’ll be selecting 6…

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21
Dec

Notes from the Forward Partners + EY Diversity & …

Forward Partners and the EY Fast Growth Platform recently hosted an event discussing the issues founders face around hi…

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19
Dec
BLOG | Announcements

Investing in Up Learn: guaranteed A-levels for all

In a world where the majority of new jobs being created require high skill levels, education is increasingly important …

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03
Dec

A Conversation with London Business School about …

Gary Dushnitsky is an Associate Professor at London Business School and recently wrote a case study examining how Forwa…

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11
Oct
BLOG | Growth

Forward Partners IdeaHack 2018

This September, we arranged an event to help entrepreneurs bring their idea to life, and possibly win £5000 in the proc…

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09
Oct
BLOG | Announcements

Forward Partners becomes first UK VC to reveal po…

At Forward Partners we know the businesses of the future are going to be built by diverse teams, both in terms of gende…

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Thinking about starting up?

Welcome back from summer! We took a couple of weeks break from The Path Forward in August but not because we were on ho…

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17
Aug

The Drop: Getting to a £1m run-rate profitably

The Drop started as a tailoring business named Jon Kruger, which the founders had set up to trial bespoke menswear, tai…

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Patch: Building a best-in-class product, with a w…

Patch is now a well established brand with young professionals and urban gardeners, selling over 10,000 plants each mon…

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15
Aug

Snaptrip: A purpose driven rebrand

Matt Fox, (Founder of Snaptrip, a last minute cottage holiday rental site) asked Forward Partners to help him build a b…

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