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Welcome to HumanFirst

Hello there! Welcome to humanfirstapproach – if you’ve happened upon this site and are wondering what’s this all about, let us enlighten you!

We are a small team of Female Founders in the tech space and having taken the start-up journey a few times before we wanted to share some insight into the highs and lows of being a female founder and some of the learnings along the way that have informed the way we develop products and services.

We’re not claiming to be any kind of guru or expert (is anyone?) but we firmly believe the sharing of journeys warts and all is the best way founders can support one another.


Blogs and Content

Blazing a trail, bootstrapping and moving with the times


I’m Chi-chi Ekweozor and I am a female tech founder, my most recent product or platform is still in the build stage but having taken the start-up journey a few times before I wanted to start this blog to share some insight into the highs and lows of being a female tech founder and some of the learnings along the way

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Female Founder Funding Stories

This month we’re talking to a fellow female founder Emma-Louise Fusari about female fundraising including her personal experiences of fundraising for her business InHouse Health and the best advice she’d share for fellow founders.

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To Fund or Not Fund

We often hear about start-ups raising funding, funding rounds, finding investment, it seems to be a firm part of early business life but is it? Does every start-up access funding? 
Quick answer no – there’s more than one way to ‘fund’ your startup but what I would say is there is ‘no easy way”

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