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Venture capitalists are taking an “entrenched approach”

Impact X CEO & Co-Founder Eric Collins talks to Julia Chatterley at CNN about the systemic problems with venture capitals approach to investment

No change in black access to capital in 30 years

Impact X CEO & Co-Founder Eric Collins speaks to Sky’s Ian King about the challenges facing black entrepreneurs

Impact X tells Bloomberg invest for social change

Impact X CEO & Co-Founder Eric Collins talks to Bloomberg about why Impact X invests in minority led businesses

Black businesses are in crisis

Impact X Capital Partners CEO & Co-Founder Eric Collins talks to Sifted about the actions UK Gov needs to take so support Black Businesses

Founder Series – Pivoting Tech Strategy During a Crisis

How and when to pivot your startup’s tech strategy Impact X Principal & CTO in residence Ezechi Britton talks about how and when to pivot yo...

Founder Series – Covid-19 and Black economic empowerment

Has Covid-19 proved Black communities/entrepreneurs need economic empowerment now more than ever? Watch our Q+A session where we discuss this question...

The Times – Access to finance is a diversity issue

“Our job is to put the money out there. If we don’t these individuals and great organisations don’t see the light of day” Impa...

Why so few black millionaires on this years Rich List?

“We believe that the economic empowerment that comes from black entrepreneurship is the answer, and that’s what we’re investing in” Sh...

Evening Standard – Meet Ric Lewis

Get behind the scenes with the Chair of Impact X Capital Partners Ric Lewis as he talks to the Evening Standard.

Top 50 Female investors in Europe

Congratulations to our Founding Member Paula Groves on being recognised on the Top 50 Female investors in Europe list.

Bridging The Gap

Impact X Capital Partners Co-Founder Paula Groves talks to The Voice about how we are bridging the gap for underrepresented entrepreneurs. Download th...

Why people of colour and women founders in Europe are ripe for funding

The Impact X team discuss why we actively fund people of colour and women innovators within Digital and Technology, Health and Education, Lifestyle, M...

Impact X Founding Member on Forbes 30 under 30

Founding Member of Impact X Capital Partners, Yvonne Bajela, has been named on the Forbes 2020 30 under 30 list for Finance.

TEDxEuston – Using your superpowers to make change

Chair of Impact X Capital Partners Ric Lewis gives a TEDxEuston talk about how the powers most in-demand in today’s world are within and worth...

Podcast: Dream 2 Venture

Founder & CEO of Impact X Capital Partners Eric Collins speaks to Shiraz Anwar about his journey to co-founding Impact X Capital.

Impact X Founding Partner in top 50 Female Tech Investors

Founding Partner of Impact X Capital Partners, Yvonne Bajela, has been named as one of the top 50 female investors in UK technology.

Impact X Founders features on the Powerlist

Investing for impact: Impact X is doing something very simple and very radical. And they’re going to change the world.

Impact X Founding Member wins award

Founding Member of Impact X Capital Partners, Ezechi Britton, has been named as the Venture Capitalist of the Year at The Inclusive Tech Alliance (I...

Podcast: From raising over £200m to becoming a VC

The ultimate podcast for up and coming entrepreneurs, host Philip sat down with Ezechi Britton Principal at Impact X Capital and Co-founder of Neyber...

Podcast: Investing in Diverse Founders

The ultimate podcast for up and coming entrepreneurs, host Philip sat down with Eric Collins who’s the founder and CEO of Impact X Capital whic...

£100 million for UK black businesses

A high profile team of investors tell The Voice, they believe the next globally successful company will come from our community.

Impact X Founders talk to the Guardian

Impact X, set up to support businesses run by or for minorities and women, is on its way to raising £100m.

Ric Lewis, Chair of Impact X talks with the Times

Ric Lewis is Chair of Impact X and the founder and chairman of Tristan Capital Partners, a £12 billion property investment fund.

Impact X Co-founder Paula’s interview with Bloomberg

Paula Groves, partner at Impact X, discusses how the company intends to reverse the trend of under-investment in minority-led businesses.