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Beacon Investor Collestive

Invest in a more diverse future for entrepreneurship.

Are you an angel syndicate or VC fund looking to diversify your portfolio ? If so, please apply to be a member of the Beacon Investor Collective below

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Less than  0.5%  of Europe’s venture capital funding goes to women of colour founders and we want to change that.

Through the Beacon Investor Collective we will connect you to Europe’s largest hub to discover early-stage ventures from WoC founders so you can not only diversify your portfolio but also steer the industry towards a more equal future.

Ananda Impact Ventures

Meet our first Beacon partner, Ananda Impact Ventures. The partnership was spearheaded by Zoe Peden, Partner at Ananda. Ananda Impact Ventures backs the creators of some of the world’s most impactful companies from Seed to Series A and beyond. With their new € 108 million fund, Ananda is the perfect partner for those helping to change the world, with 32 companies invested in to date, from cutting-edge bionic limbs, to early wildfire detection, to cognitive behavioural therapy bettering people’s lives.

Distill Ventures

Distill Ventures supports founders as they work to create the global drinks brands of the future. The Beacon partnership was headed by Ara Carvallo and Holly Browne. Distill Ventures provides founders with access to resources in order to help them build global large brands, with investments ranging from £250k to a company in pre-launch to over £10 million. They also support more early stage founders with their spirits industry focused accelerator. They have been partnered with Diageo since 2013, who are their sole investors.

OMERS Ventures

OMERS Ventures is a global venture capital firm investing in early stage tech companies. The partnership with Founderland was led by Lily Shaw, Jambu Palaniappan, Jennifer Janson.

Are you looking to diversify your investment portfolio? Then our Beacon investor collective might just be the destination for you.

Meet our community of impressive founders and change the industry by levelling the playing field for women of color in business.

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