Due to Covid-19, this Programme is now being delivered online, register your interest below.

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.

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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 seminars 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

Programme Benefits

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Peer group support with like-minded women

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Benefit from mentoring throughout the programme

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Explore investment opportunities

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Understand Financial management / pricing and negotiation

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Boost your social media

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Review and update your business model and resilience / recovery strategy

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Enhance presentation and public speaking skills

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Manage your people effectively

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Access a dedicated online resource centre

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Network effectively

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Opportunity to apply to become a Female Founders Ambassador

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Maximise digital marketing - including creating your own videos

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Identify and tackle challenges

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Find out how to apply for business awards

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Build confidence

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!

Ruth Pearson

Listening to Your Voice

The Female Founders Programme came at the right time for developing and progressing my business. The one to one advice, seminars and assistance with my marketing strategy really helped me focus and identify things which needed to be addressed. The support keeps you motivated… it gives you the tools to go away and do it yourself!
Saime Duhare

Halal Fresh

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.

Cathy Underwood

Yoga4mums

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply for the Female Founders Accelerator Programme you will need to meet all these key requirements. You must:

  • Be running a business in one of the following boroughs: Enfield, Waltham Forest or Redbridge

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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
Next Programme

The next Female Founders Accelerator Programme will commence in late September 2020. Following Covid-19 please note that this programme will be delivered online, until further notice.
To register your interest please click below

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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