British Mega-Entrepreneur Announces $100M Fund for Female-Founded Startup Companies
Steven Bartlett's $100 million VC fund, Flight Story Fund (FSF), will be dedicated to advancing female-founded start-up companies.
Sharelle BurtJanuary 23, 20,23January 23, 202371. 0 Steven Bartlett during an outdoor screening of Wonder Woman 1984 at the Honourable Artillery Company in London, May 20, 2021. (Photo by Ian West/PA Images via Getty Images.) The female founder is a source of faith. British businessman Steven Bartlett has announced via Instagram that a VC fund called Flight Story Fund was being launched (FSF) The $100 million fund will invest in start-ups and help to create what Bartlett calls "the next female-founded unicorn". Sources say that the self-made millionaire is focusing on the next generation entrepreneurs. He stated that making a lot of money is not enough to motivate him to endure hardship in this stage of his life. The mega-entrepreneur has created an incredible network of CEOs and investors over the past few years. The 30-year-old calls his network "Europe's most successful entrepreneurs" and has brought in several mutually successful business owners to help with FSF. Bartlett has invited big names to join his cause, including Christian Angermayer (founder and CEO of Grenade sports nutrition giant) and Alan Barratt (CEO of Grenade biotech firm Atai Life Sciences founder Christian Angermayer). FSF plans to invest $1 million-10 million annually in at least 10 European-based early-stage companies. Bartlett is not new to the business world. Bartlett was featured on Forbes 30 Over 30 List. He has founded several global businesses since 2015, including Social Chain and Flight Story. In 2021, he also purchased R. Agency, a PR- and communications resource.