We are not currently recruiting for this programme, however for details of other business support programmes – click here.
Female Founders Accelerator (FFA) is an innovative and exciting business support programme designed specifically for women who are ready to sustain and grow their business. Following COVID-19 this now also includes support on business resilience and recovery.
Delivered and managed by Enterprise Enfield
and supported by J. P. Morgan, it is FREE of charge.
About the Programme
Following Covid-19 and until further notice, this programme will now be delivered online.
The Programme consists of dedicated support offered over a 12 month period. The first 6 months includes a series of webinars covering a wide range of business skills and personal development topics and online one to one support with Business Experts. Additional online support will be available in the following 6 months.
About Enterprise Enfield
Enterprise Enfield has successfully delivered bespoke support programmes for female entrepreneurs for over 10 years. We are delighted to offer this Accelerator Programme specifically for female entrepreneurs looking to sustain and grow their businesses. For more information about Enterprise Enfield, visit www.EnterpriseEnfield.org
Peer group support with like-minded women
Benefit from mentoring throughout the programme
Explore investment opportunities
Understand Financial management / pricing and negotiation
Boost your social media
Review and update your business model and resilience / recovery strategy
Enhance presentation and public speaking skills
Understand HR Essentials
Access a dedicated online resource centre
Opportunity to apply to become a Female Founders Ambassador
Maximise digital marketing - including creating your own videos
Identify and tackle challenges
What Our Previous Participants Say
It’s amazing if I look back to a few years ago – I would have never imagined I could be where I am now.
My mind has shifted completely – I am so much more motivated and confident in what the business can do. I encourage other women to join the programme as it truly transforms your life!
I gained valuable skills and confidence to grow my business, expand and venture into new markets to increase my turnover. It made me step out of my comfort zone and adopt new strategies – I am seeing positive changes already! Now, with the support of the Ambassadors Programme, I’m confident I can encourage other women to achieve the same.
- Be running a business in one of the following boroughs: Enfield, Waltham Forest or Redbridge
- you should have completed an Inspiring Women Business Growth Programme at Enterprise Enfield (if you have completed this Programme, you can be located in any borough).
In addition, you must also:
- Be aged between 25 and 65 years old
- Be running a business which has been trading for a minimum of 1 year
- Be registered as a Limited Company or looking to register as Limited in the next 6 months
- Have a minimum of 1 employee and a maximum of 5 (including yourself)
- Have a minimum turnover of £10,000 and maximum of £300,000 per annum
- Have a vision to sustain and grow your business
You should be able to commit to attending online seminars delivered by business experts. In addition, you will have the opportunity to receive business advice sessions which can be via telephone or online, and mentoring sessions as required. Follow up actions will need to be completed in your own time. In total, for this Programme, you will be expected to be working on developing your business for an average of 15 hours a month.
Register Your Interest for the
Applications have now closed for our October 2020 Female Founders Accelerator Programme .
We are not currently recruiting for future Female Founders programmes – please click below for details of other business support programmes
Female Founders Ambassadors
Enterprise Enfield’s Female Founders Ambassadors are all successful and inspiring business women who have completed Enterprise Enfield’s Female Founders Accelerator Programme.
On completion of the Programme, there is an opportunity to become an Ambassador.
This role includes giving talks and presentations to inform and inspire other budding entrepreneurs.
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