Meet the entrepreneurs backed by the Barclays Black Founder Accelerator
Since its launch in 2020, the Barclays Black Founder Accelerator has supported more than 100 business owners across the UK. Five innovative entrepreneurs from the latest cohort discuss the highlights of their experience.
Barclays significantly increases sustainable finance as the opportunity to accelerate the transition grows
Its investment in climate-tech start-ups through the Sustainable Impact Capital portfolio is to be ramped up to £500m, and a new target has been set to facilitate $1trn of Sustainable and Transition Financing.
Homecoming: The acceleration of deglobalisation
In response to COVID-19, Russia’s war with Ukraine and climate change, governments and global companies are seeking security and resilience over the benefits of global value chains (GVCs). There are strong signals that the era of globalisation is coming to an end.
Barclays invest in Northern Irish carbon capture company, MOF Technologies
With heavy industries, like the cement industry, accounting for over 30% of global carbon emissions, Clean Growth Fund and Barclays, via their Sustainable Impact Capital programme, have invested in MOF Technologies (MOF Tech) as part of their Series A funding round.