Co-founder, Extend Ventures
Tom Adeyoola is a technology entrepreneur passionate about disruptive technology for societal and climate good. He was CEO and Founder of acquired apparel technology scale-up Metail (2008-2019).
He is currently a cofounder of Extend Ventures, which aims to diversify access to finance for underrepresented founders through data and research. He also serves as Non-Exec Director for zero carbon monitoring consultancy Verco and environmental behavioural change start-up ‘Do Nation’. In addition, he is a board trustee for the creative incubator MeWe360, chair of mindfulness app Spoke and served on the board of the revolutionary women’s personal wellness scale-up Elvie (2013-2017).
roundtable: weds 25 Nov, 14:30 – 15:30
A strategy for change
Following on from Alice Hu Wagner’s Keynote, this roundtable will bring together key members of the investment community to take a deep dive into the data and explore the barriers and challenges faced by black and minority ethnic founders. As more organisations within our ecosystem make commitments to support underrepresented groups, we will look at the actionable changes needed to reset the systemic imbalances and create a more level playing field.
Please note this roundtable is invite only