ClearlySo helps MyKindaFuture secure £2.75 million to support diversity and inclusion in the workplace
MKF will use the new funding to expand its mission to help employers access a broader and more diverse talent pool, improve retention rates and tackle skills shortages.
London, United Kingdom – ClearlySo, Europe’s leading impact investment bank, announces it has helped MyKindaFuture (“MKF”), the leading expert in early careers at apprentice and graduate level, complete a £2.75 million Series A equity round. The new funding, which came from Puma Private Equity, will enable MKF to expand its mission to help employers access a broader and more diverse talent pool, improve retention rates and tackle skills shortages.
MKF empowers young people with ‘employability’ skills, confidence and contacts enabling them to be successful from school and university through to Year-1 in job. It designs and implements a combination of digital and face-to-face interactions, targeted at young people via their colleges, schools and universities. Tailored solutions and activities are delivered via experienced facilitators and augmented with its award-winning digital platform called Connectr. Its extensive client base includes 65 leading employers, such as BT, Burberry, Cisco, Deloitte, Dentsu Aegis and TCS.
Stefano Cappanari, investment manager at ClearlySo, commented: “ClearlySo is delighted that with the completion of this funding round MyKindaFuture will now have the ammunition to empower more young people and bring diversity and inclusion awareness to the C-suite of large UK employers. MyKindaFuture’s CEO is an inspiring leader, and it was a pleasure working with him and the company from end-to-end on another funding round.”
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ClearlySo is Europe’s leading impact investment bank, working exclusively with enterprises and funds delivering positive social, ethical, and/or environmental impact as well as financial return.
Originally founded in 2008, ClearlySo has helped more than 140 clients raise more than £253 million in impact investment from its extensive network of high-net-worth individual, family office and institutional investors.
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