Network & Support

You are never alone in your entrepreneurship journey, find out who is here to support and help you.

TypeTarget SectorGeographyOverviewSuggested website section
AllBright CollectiveNetwork Business SupportFemaleSector AgnosticGeography AgnosticA unique network with a number of facets, AllBright offers an academy – with tailored courses to support business development, an investment fund backed by a community of angel investors and most recently a new members’ club for working women, The AllBright. All with one aim, to make the UK the best place to be a female leader.Network
Blooming FoundersNetworkEarly Stage EntrepreneursSector AgnosticLondonBlooming Founders is a social network for early stage female entrepreneurs, primarily working in London. Women in business are invited to join the community to “help each other make progress”.Network
Female Founders AcceleratorAccelerator Working Space Business Support Learning FemaleSector AgnosticGeography AgnosticA six-month programme (part of Hatch Enterprise) designed with insights gained from working with over 100 female founders. The accelerator has also partnered with Blooming Founders and will be hosting the course at Blooms – giving attendees access to their events and discounts on co-working space.Network Family Support
HuckletreeWorking SpaceWorking ParentsSector AgnosticLondonWhile not female-focused specifically, Huckletree is pioneering office space for working parents with its ‘Power Parents Membership’. At its White City space, parents can work while their kids play in its innovative Kids’ Studio. There’s also access to babysitting service bubble and exclusive access to talks from influencers like Mother Pukka to Mumsnet cofounder Carrie LongtonFamily Support
PlexiglassAccelerator MentorshipFemaleSector AgnosticLondonClaiming to be “London’s largest innovation centre”, Plexal has announced a new female-focused accelerator Plexiglass. Eight start-ups will receive support and mentoring to grow their business.Network
AccelerateHERAccelerator NetworkFemaleTechnologyGeography AgnosticDetermined to “stop talking about the underrepresentation of women in tech and DO something about it”, AccelerateHER was borne out of Founders Forum discussion (a private network of leading entrepreneurs). It’s aim is to accelerate HER, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it has economic imperative!Network
British Association of Women EntrepreneursNetwork Mentorship LearningFemaleSector AgnosticGeography AgnosticThe British Association of Women Entrepreneurs (BAWE) is a non-profit professional organisation for UK-based women business owners and is affiliated to the world association of women business owners. BAWE encourages the personal development of female entrepreneurs and the expansion of their businesses through various training, networking and mentoring schemes and conferences.Network
Code First: GirlsLearning NetworkFemaleTechnologyGeography AgnosticWith a campaign to help teach 20,000 women to code by the end of 2020, Code First: Girls is on a mission to get more women into tech and entrepreneurship. The multi-award winning social enterprise offers training, a community and corporate events. Network Business Know-How
DrivenWomanLearning NetworkFemaleSector AgnosticGeography AgnosticDrivenWoman is a women’s network for ambitious females who want to achieve their goals and dreams. This fast growing community, founded in 2013, offers monthly workshops where women can come together to support each other and keep each other accountable. Soon to launch an online membership, it also runs a yearly celebratory event called the Festival of Doers – that brings together female thought leaders from around the world.Network
EverywomanNetworkFemaleSector AgnosticGeography AgnosticEstablished way back in 1999, everywoman is a membership organisation for women in business with an active network of over 20,000 members.Network
Female Founders ForumNetworkFemaleSector AgnosticGeography AgnosticA joint Barclays and The Entrepreneurs Network project, the FFF wants to connect likeminded female entrepreneurs as well as offering practical support.Network
Girl GeeksNetworkFemaleSTEMGeography AgnosticWith a mission to support and develop the talents of women in STEM, Girl Geeks has grown into a national professional community where women can connect and collaborate.Network
ProwessNetwork Business Support LearningFemaleSector AgnosticGeography AgnosticA UK wide trade association, Prowess promotes women’s enterprise support and lobbies for sexual equality in business. It offers a range of training, networking and support opportunities.Network Business Know-How
StemettesNetworkFemaleSTEMGeography AgnosticThe award-winning social enterprise has been working hard since 2013 to inspire and support young women into Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.Network
The Female Entrepreneur AssociationNetwork Learning FemaleSector AgnosticGeography AgnosticCreated by entrepreneur and author of She Means Business Carrie Green, The Female Entrepreneur Association is an online hub with a mission to empower and inspire women globally. Offering content, masterclasses and a members’ club – the organisation has over 500,000 women involved around the world.Network Inspiration
The Women in Business NetworkNetworkFemaleSector AgnosticGeography AgnosticThe aim of the WIBN is to bring together female business owners to help them to promote their businesses. The organisation is largely focused on networking and the exchange of contacts and has grown to an extensive network of ‘local’ groups around the UK.Network
WiRENetworkFemaleSector AgnosticRuralWiRE is a nationwide organisation supporting women living in rural areas who want to start their own businesses. WiRE runs networking events and workshops, has a national conference every year and offers a full business support network for female rural entrepreneurs.Network
WOMENINTECHNetworkFemaleTechnologyGeography AgnosticA 700-strong working group within Tech London Advocates that’s dedicating to increasing gender equality within tech. The group hosts and meetings and events to champion change.Network