Izzy Obeng is an entrepreneur and business coach leading Foundervine – a non-profit training consultancy connecting purpose-driven companies to impactful start-ups. Foundervine work in partnership with world-leading companies, government, and educational institutions to help diverse founders grow. Since 2018, Over 2,000 people have been supported by Foundervine programmes, over 300 startups launched with 62% female participation.
Izzy is a Non-Executive Director for Capital Enterprise, a body that has raised £815m for UK start-ups and a Non-Executive Director for Traverse, a consultancy changing world of public services. She has been featured in the BBC, The Telegraph, The Times, Forbes and in 2019 was named by Tech Nation as one of the 50 most influential black voices in UK tech.
Tech Nation is releasing a Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) toolkit for founders to help them make their growing businesses more inclusive, looking at the best way to start the dialogue with...