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16 June 2021

London launches Beyond HERizons programme to target funding gap and support female founders to secure investment

  •  New initiative from Silicon Valley Comes to the UK is laser-focused on closing the funding gap in the investment landscape
  • Recent data shows less than 0.5% of VC funding into London tech firms in first four months of the year was received by all-female led companies

15 June 2021

Incredible summer of sport kicks off with UEFA EURO 2020 with plenty of places to enjoy the action across London

  • Hundreds of pubs, bars, and venues have installed big screens to watch all the best of the football at UEFA EURO 2020 across the capital 
  • All roads lead to London as the city hosts eight UEFA EURO 2020 matches at Wembley, including both semi-finals and the final, marking the capital’s return to major sporting events 
  • Sporting action in London to continue with the return of major sporting events – including Wimbledon, NFL London, The Hundred and Formula E  

07 June 2021

London and Greater Manchester join forces to support entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds with launch of first diversity, equity and inclusion trade mission to North America

  • Race, Ethnicity And Cultural Heritage (REACH) mission will see North America welcome some of the most innovative B2B tech companies from London and Greater Manchester
  • Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan and Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham get behind trade mission to help companies from both regions explore opportunities in North America

17 May 2021

Let's Do London: ‘London Eats’ to tantalise taste buds across Central London this summer

  • Mayor of London Sadiq Khan is joined by celebrity chefs Angela Hartnett MBE and Monica Galetti in Chinatown to celebrate London’s unparalleled global food scene and unveil London Eats campaign to safely support London’s hospitality industry and jobs
  • London Eats brings together the capital’s famous chefs and foodies to promote the most exciting food experiences central London has to offer, as part of the Let’s Do London campaign to attract domestic visitors to enjoy the capital safely and bring central London’s economy back to life
  • London Eats features exclusive interviews, food trails, surprise tannoy announcements on the Tube, and the unveiling of restaurant and street food market openings and events
  • Asma Khan, Monica Galetti, and Fred Sirieix highlight their favourite places to eat, while football legend Harry Redknapp, double Brit Award nominee Jessie Ware and star of Drag Race UK Bimini Bon Boulash are among those making surprise tannoy announcements on the Tube network
  • Must-taste events and new bar and restaurants openings include: the opening of historic Borough Market on Sundays, the return of the Southbank Centre’s Food Market, the reopening of KERB Seven Dials Market, a three-week long rosé wine festival coming to Covent Garden and the opening of Imad’s Syrian Kitchen, which is owned and run by a refugee from Damascus who has chosen to make London his home