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Blooming Founders meets Seth Goldman

Blooming Founders Meets Seth Goldman, Co-Founder of Honest Tea

Lunch with Seth Goldman – Co-Founder of Honest Tea This summer, HONEST,  a new organic bottled herbal tea brand launches in the UK. We had the rare opportunity to meet its co-founder, Seth Goldman, and learn for the kitchen table entrepreneur first-hand how he build the brand so successfully that […]

Advice from Female Entrepreneurs to Go Against The Flow

2016 is the year of the female entrepreneur. Research conducted by HSBC Private Bank’s Essence of Enterprise found that the proportion of female entrepreneurs in the UK have nearly doubled among recent generations. Nine of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Top Young Investors of Venture Capital in 2016 are women. From the […]

How She Did It: Being a Mum Entrepreneur and Raising Kids

Just last week, we had another event in our How She Did It series, this time co-hosted with Bloomsbury Beginnings. The topic was on being a mum and an entrepreneur at the same time. Two inspired women talked to an audience of around 30 at the Calthrope Project about how […]

How She Did It: Co-Founder Issues

Just last week, we had another How She Did It panel. This time, the topic was dealing with co-founder problems. It can be difficult letting someone else in on your business – after all, your business is your baby. These 3 women with varying backgrounds fielded questions and gave insights […]

Indiegogo Blooming Founders

Blooming Founders partners with Indiegogo to support female founders get access to funding

Indiegogo, the global crowdfunding platform, announces a new year-long initiative to support diversity in entrepreneurship. In celebration of International Women’s Day, the company will seek to offer extra support for women-run crowdfunding campaigns between now and March 2017. We are thrilled to be one of their partners in this initiative, along […]

How She Did It: Crowdfunding Female Founders

How She Did It: Tips on Crowdfunding

Earlier this year, we hosted our second edition of our “How She Did It” panel series and talked with four female experts about their experiences with various crowdfunding methods, sharing stories and advice about the good, the bad and the ugly. Here is what we learnt from them. Key Takeaways […]

Digital Mums meets Blooming Founders

Michelle from Digital Mums meets Blooming Founder’s Lu Li

Dear Female Founder, My name is Michelle Chen and I’m a digital-mum. What’s that you might ask? Well, I’m training to be a social media manager with an innovative training programme created and run by the social enterprise, Digital Mums. My background is in online content and broadcast production. But after four years […]

My top 5 startup tips for first time female founders

Dear Female Founder, I’m Lu, the founder of Blooming Founders. I used to lead my life as a happy corporate soldier, working for the biggest and most respected companies in the world. But 3 years ago, I got stuck in my corporate career and suddenly a feeling creeped up on […]