News & Blog

Latest Posts

  • Scholar Spotlight: Aki Higuchi

    Scholar Spotlight: Aki Higuchi

    University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School Laidlaw Scholar Aki Higuchi on building your own organisation, overcoming obstacles and finding your leadership style.

  • Brown to Bring New Undergraduate Leadership and Research Program to the University

    Brown to Bring New Undergraduate Leadership and Research Program to the University

    Based in the United Kingdom, the Laidlaw Foundation aims to create an international network of diverse, passionate and ethical leaders who will reinvest their skills, knowledge and experience to help others succeed. PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — The Swearer Center for Public Service is excited to bring The Laidlaw Scholars Leadership and Research Programme to…

  • Preparing future leaders for a more sustainable society

    Preparing future leaders for a more sustainable society

    EPFL has joined the Laidlaw Foundation to offer its first-year Bachelor’s students a new program designed to develop a new generation of leaders working for a sustainable future. Tomorrow’s business leaders need to be equipped to handle the societal challenges they will one day face. With this in mind, EPFL has partnered with the Laidlaw…

  • Laidlaw Scholars Leadership and Research Programme Launches at Four Cambridge Colleges

    Laidlaw Scholars Leadership and Research Programme Launches at Four Cambridge Colleges

    The Laidlaw Foundation is partnering with Newnham College, Murray Edwards College, Fitzwilliam College, and Trinity Hall at the University of Cambridge to offer 25 of their exceptional undergraduates each year a place on the Laidlaw Scholars Leadership and Research Programme. The programme is open to students from all disciplines and is designed to develop a…

  • Laidlaw Foundation Renews Commitment to London Business School Leadership Fund

    Laidlaw Foundation Renews Commitment to London Business School Leadership Fund

    £3.69 million gift to LBS will support education and advancement of women in business London Business School (LBS) has received a second £3.69 million from the Laidlaw Foundation to support the advancement of women in business.  The gift will ensure the future of the Laidlaw Women’s Leadership Fund in partnership with LBS for a further…

  • Consumer Rewards Company ProMotion Secures €725k to Help Brands Understand Changes in the Market

    Consumer Rewards Company ProMotion Secures €725k to Help Brands Understand Changes in the Market

    ProMotion Rewards, a consumer rewards company which provides brand partners with customer insight, has secured a €725k pre-seed investment led by Laidlaw Scholars Ventures [Dublin, Ireland, 18 October 2022] – ProMotion Rewards, a consumer rewards company which provides brand partners with customer insight, has secured a €725k pre-seed investment led by Laidlaw Scholars Ventures with participation from Delta Partners and Enterprise…

  • Scholar Spotlight: Priyal Keni

    Scholar Spotlight: Priyal Keni

    London Business School Laidlaw Scholar Priyal Keni on breaking stereotypes in a male-dominated sport and empowering girls and women.

  • Academy 360 receives “Good” rating from Ofsted

    Academy 360 receives “Good” rating from Ofsted

    A Sunderland school and local community are celebrating A360’s best ever Ofsted report – completing a remarkable turnaround for the academy.  [SUNDERLAND, UK, 15 July 2022] – Academy 360 was officially deemed ‘Good’ by Ofsted inspectors who praised its “aspirational” students “committed to their studies”, overseen by Principal Rachel Donohue and her dedicated teaching team…

  • Sable, inclusive digital bank, raises $1m from Laidlaw Scholars Ventures 

    Sable, inclusive digital bank, raises $1m from Laidlaw Scholars Ventures 

    .   Sable is a digital bank that allows marginalized Americans and new immigrants without a U.S. financial history to open accounts and build their credit scores quickly. ·   Laidlaw Scholars Ventures (LSV) invested $1m. [New York, NY, USA, 14 July 2022] –Sable, a banking company offering U.S. credit, debit and bank accounts, has secured a…

  • Korean-American Drinks Company Sool Secures $1.2M Investment 

    Korean-American Drinks Company Sool Secures $1.2M Investment 

    .   Sool is the producer of Makku, America’s first craft makgeolli, a rice-based drink and the oldest alcoholic beverage in Korea.  ·   Laidlaw Scholars Ventures (LSV) contributed $650k, to take Sool’s total funding to $3.5m  [New York, NY, USA, 12 July 2022] –Sool, a Korean drinks company located in the US, has secured a $1.2m…

Laidlaw Foundation