Cass Entrepreneurship Fund closes investment in Frontier MEA

The Cass Entrepreneurship Fund is pleased to announce its latest investment in Frontier MEA Limited. The Fund has committed £250,000.

Frontier produces research and consultancy on high-growth frontier markets, helping local and international clients navigate the developing markets of the Middle East and North Africa. The business was co-founded by Cass Business School MBA alumna Beth Hepworth and Alex Warren.

Jane Reoch, Investment Director, Cass Entrepreneurship Fund: “We are delighted to be helping Cass entrepreneurs realise their business ambitions. Frontier MEA is an exciting company, operating in high-potential markets. Beth Hepworth was a top-performing Cass MBA student, and Frontier is a great example of driving business growth in new territories.”

Frontier MEA secured the funding from the Cass Entrepreneurship Fund to support further expansion of its geographic coverage, initially across MENA and broader African territories.

Frontier MEA co-founder Beth Hepworth: “Support from the Cass Entrepreneurship Fund was vital to our business expansion plans. The Cass team have brought together both financial and commercial support critical for ongoing growth and future success.”

The Cass Entrepreneurship Fund is a £10m investment fund providing finance for start-up and early stage companies across the Cass Business School community. The Fund was established in 2010 with the support of Peter Cullum, a Cass MBA alumnus and the Founder of Towergate Insurance.

The Fund forms part of the Peter Cullum Centre for Entrepreneurship at Cass which offers access to venture funding as well as entrepreneurship teaching programmes. For more information on the Fund see www.cass.city.ac.uk/pcce and for more information on Frontier see www.frontiermea.com