The Funding Edit – January 2022

by NICOLE DENHOLDER|17 January 2022

Happy New Year!

We are keen to get started and are looking forward to work on our new year’s business resolutions, which includes informing more women business owners about funding opportunities, how to get funding and investor ready!

This month, our Members are continuing with their Business Planning for 2022 and in particular what building blocks to focus on, with the help of Maaike Doyer of Epic Angels.

Our MasterClass expert Maaike is an entrepreneur, educator, and executive with a twisted love for numbers. Maaike is the former global CFO and strategy lead at Business Models Inc (BMI), a global strategy and innovation firm, and has guided many global multinationals, as well as startup entrepreneurs on their innovation journey.

We will cover:
  •  Identifying your building blocks
  • How to prioritize?
  • Tips on how to focus on them
  • Business Model Canvas

We will also continue with our Business Planning 2022 workbook, which covers the following areas:

  • Celebrate what you did well in 2021
  • Major Revenue Goals in 2022 to drive business growth
  • Top 5 drivers to achieve those
  • Making it happen
  • Risks or events that could hold you back?
  • Key Monthly goals
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing goals

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Marianne Hughes is one of our past Entrepreneurs-in-Residence at NCR and an award-winning entrepreneur and thought leader on transparency. As the Founder and CEO of Kno Global, her goal is to humanize the supply chain and reach 10m factory workers globally.

Listen to the interview here!


Often during the course of running a business,  fundraising can take a backseat and founders struggle to find the time to focus on fundraising strategy and activities. These 5 tips can help you keep an eye on the fundraising ball in an easy and manageable way, while also making sure you build and grow your venture. READ MORE> 


This year, Hack.Asia is looking for a variety of skills to prototype new tech-solutions that can drive positive change and solve real-world sustainability challenges. They are calling on Startups, Students & Innovators to join their journey to innovate for a more sustainable and responsible future with your big ideas and technological expertise.  FIND OUT MORE > 

For more events and funding opportunities, join Savvy Club to gain access to our Funding Calendar to find upcoming funding opportunities, including our monthly MasterClasses and Community Calls. FIND OUT MORE >