Women Angel Insights

The impact of
female angels
on the UK economy

Women angel insights report

Female angel investors have a key role to play in the early-stage funding landscape, as a significant proportion of their deals go to female founders.

This landmark report—the first comprehensive picture of female angel investment in the UK—shows that, over the past decade, female angels have been involved in deals worth over £2b, helping to create more than 10k jobs, and supporting more than 1k female-founded businesses. Yet women still represent the minority.

Inside, we uncover new data on the angel investment market, and highlight eight individuals that are exemplars of how women are using their finance and experience to proactively back female entrepreneurs.

Download the report today to read our analysis.

Here’s a sneak peek inside

Angel investors in the UK
Female angel investment over time

Meet the team behind the report

henry whorwood

Henry leads Beauhurst’s Research & Consultancy, and is an expert on equity finance and high-growth business. He has worked on briefs for clients including Barclays, SyndicateRoom, Innovate UK, Smith & Williamson and the British Business Bank. He regularly gives presentations on finance and market trends at events around the UK. Henry studied Classics at the University of Oxford.


Daniel robinson

Daniel conducts data manipulation, visualisation and analysis as part of the Research & Consultancy team. He has a background in business analysis and commercial copywriting in Australia and the United Kingdom. Daniel has previously worked at The Sunday Times Fast Track, Oxford University Press, and advertising network MullenLowe Group.

Freya Hyde

Freya performs data analysis and visualisation in the Research & Consultancy team, with a focus on design, and has worked on projects for Barclays, EY and JP Morgan. She holds a BA in History (International) from the University of Leeds, which included a year at Fudan University in Shanghai.

Alice Williams

Alice Williams

Alice executes statistical analysis and data visualisation for the Research & Consultancy team. Prior to joining Beauhurst, Alice read Law at Durham University, where she acquired both an undergraduate degree (LLB) and a Masters of Jurisprudence.

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