Liquid founder and Marketing Director, Lisa Kendrick will today be attending the Specsavers everywoman in Retail Awards in London.

Lisa will be attended as a guest of The Aspire Fund after her role in attracting part of Liquid’s £770,000 investment earlier this year, part of which was funded by the government-backed,  Aspire Fund.  The event coincides with everywoman publishing an interview with Lisa about her experiences of setting up and running a market-leading cloud accounting software company, and of successfully raising investment.

The third annual Specsavers everywoman in Retail Awards takes place at The Intercontinental Hotel on Park Lane tonight, and will be hosted by TV Presenter Gok Wan .  The awards aim to address the severe shortage of senior women working in the industry.

Earlier this year, Lisa spoke about her experiences of setting up and building Liquid Accounts and attracting the company’s £770,000 investment as keynote speaker at the Aspire to Inspire event in Leeds in May.

everywoman is the UK’s leading provider of training, resources and support services for women in business. They work to increase the number of women in the UK economy and raise their status and use their experience and expertise to help women achieve their aspirations and realise their business ambitions.

everywoman’s clients range from entrepreneurs and women wanting to start up their own companies to blue-chip corporations and public sector organisations who want to develop the next generation of female leaders. Founded in 1999, they were the first website for women to launch in the UK and now have over 39,000 members throughout the UK.

Established in 2008, the £12.5m Aspire Fund targets support for Women led businesses across the UK. The objective of the fund is to increase the number of successful Women led businesses within the UK, ensuring that those with real potential to succeed are not held back through a lack of growth capital.

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