We help underrepresented female founders get the skills, tools and resources they need to grow their businesses
This programme has been generously funded by:
A Massive Thank you to:
Academy London for hosting our BAME Female Founder Incubator programme, to Google for Startups for providing the food and YSYS our project partner.
“I wish to thank The Female Founders Programme for creating a space for learning, empowerment, reflection and creativity, to take GLOBAL7 to amazing successful levels. The support from the team and mentorship programme by J.P. Morgan has been amazing. I feel confident and inspired about my business.”
Medina Ashabi Ajikawo – Founder, Global 7
During the incubator you will
Most of us have a fear of public speaking and holds us back as founders. We’ll work with you to build up your confidence and get you pitching your business to potential partners and investors.
By the end of the programme you’ll have mapped out how to grow every aspect of your business from your customer base to your operations.
It takes more than a vision to grow, you need to plan effectively and make the right moves. We’ll help you determine what those moves should be for your business.
The cost structure that worked when you had 10 customers won’t work the same when you have 1000. We’ll help you make the most out of your finances and plan for the future.
“The Hatch Female Founders Accelerator was the boost and support I needed to grow my business. It gave me the courage and confidence to take my business to unprecedented new levels.”
Sukhi Jutla – Co-founder & COO, MarketOrders
Sukhi graduated from FFA in July 2018. She is the winner of 3 awards this year.
This is the programme for you if:
If you suit the criteria, please apply by completing the application form below:
All places have now been filled, but if you want to be notified about similar programs in the future, please register below.
Venue: Academy London
The programme’s value is over £5000. Thanks to our partners, we are able to offer this programme to BAME female founders for £150.
Not a BAME female founder?Explore our other programmes here.
Our programme doesn’t just take place in a classroom, during the week you’ll be in contact with our team as we share content for you to read and learn from.
This is a private study week to give you some time to internalise all the information you received in weeks 1 and 2.
During this week, you will receive compulsory reading as well as access resources tailored to your stage of business as specified by you specifically.
Based on the information you share with us during the application process, as well as the information you share with our facilitator or in your post-session feedback questionnaires, we will create folders of content that will help you grow your businesses.
This is a private study week to give you some time to internalise all the information you received in weeks 3 and 4.
During this week, you will receive access resources tailored to your stage of business and to you specifically.
Based on the information you share with us during the application process, as well as the information you share with our facilitator or in your post-session feedback questionnaires, we will create personalised folders of content that will help you grow your businesses.
Demo your business in-front of potential partners
These will be confirmed in the second week of October.
Launch event (5th Oct): We partnered with YSYS to host an event that celebrates BAME female founders that are making it their mission to make London a startup friendly place for underrepresented females, watch the video below.
Info webinar (8th Oct): Watch as our programme manager talks you through the application process, the programme and answers questions you may have.
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