FFG Chairman Dean Forbes named second most influential Black person in Britain by The Powerlist 2023

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FFG Chairman Dean Forbes named second most influential Black person in Britain by The Powerlist 2023
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Our Chairman Dean Forbes receives Baobab Award for Business at Best of Africa Awards 2022
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FFG Chairman, Dean Forbes becomes an official Partner at specialist investment firm, Corten Capital
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FFG Chairman, Dean Forbes interview with Danielle Newnham

Danielle Newnham host of the Danielle Newnham Podcast that interviews leading tech founders and innovators is joined by our Chairman, Dean Forbes.

Dean shares a detailed account of his back-story, what a billion euro exit feels like, critical lessons he has learned along the way, and much more…

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Letter from Dean

Wow! Number 2 on the Powerful Media and JP Morgan Powerlist, recognising the UK’s most powerful and influential black people!

Its surreal to me to be in such company on such a list, let alone number 2. I cannot tell you how proud and honoured I am.

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FFG Chairman, Dean Forbes, seals another Unicorn deal!

In what has been a tremendous turnaround, in just 12 months, our FFG Chairman, Dean Forbes, CEO of Forterro, European ERP Software and Services provider, has announced another landmark deal.  Today, Partners Group, a leading global private markets’ firm has acquired Forterro in a transaction at a value of €1 billion.

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If you want unreasonable success, you must have completely unreasonable expectations. The ceiling on your future is the most you can imagine and expect.

#FFG #ForbesFamilyGroup #motivation  #CEO #entrepreneur #growthmidset #entrepreneurmindset #success #growth #expectations
NEW FORMAT ALERT! Dean sits down with @sayceholmeslewis and @l_c_anderson in this first episode of our new pilot - Cap Table Talks, hosted by Dean. (Link in bio)

This new format hopes to host real life, down to earth conversations with some of our communities highest achievers. We aren’t interested in gossip, scandal or click bait. Just real progressive conversations that highlight the excellence among us. 

Lee and Sayce are hot off of incredible years with many major milestones achieved. Hear them talk about their journeys, what their recent success means and the ‘power of the circle’. Link in bio

#progress #excellence #captabletalks #elite #entreprenuers
Throw back to the great panel event run by one of the UK’s most important emerging Venture Capital firms supporting under represented founders @blackseedvc it was a pleasure for us to participate in a great fireside chat hosted by @sulibreaks along with @dumioburota and @danielledodoo in Brixton South London

A lot of fun and great points of view exchanged between panelist’s and entrepreneurs

Thanks to @karl_lokko for the invite. More to come

#venturecapital #entrepreneur #blackseed #deanforbes #tech
In Deans recent interview with @daniellenewnham he talks about his frustrations trying to affect positive change through political influence and why instead he prefers to double down for now on the work being done through Forbes Family Group

#mindset #ceo #entrepreneur #makeadifference