Twenty fearless female founders of color are on the path to launching their own businesses following a chance to develop their ideas through a trailblazing South London incubator program.
Launched by Hatch enterprise in mid-October with the financial support of NatWest and eBay, the Female Founders Accelerator program is one of the UK’s only small business support networks for BAME women (women in the UK who have non-white backgrounds including Black, Asian, or minority ethnic).
Twenty BAME female entrepreneurs participating in the program have been selected from a variety of industries and backgrounds. They are working intensively on their businesses at Google’s dedicated learning space, Academy London. A dedicated learning hub near Victoria station in central London, and with further backing from Google for Startups.
Hatch Enterprise is an award-winning incubator working primarily with under-represented groups of entrepreneurs.
For a number of years, it has supported ambitious female founders through a new style of program that super-charges their businesses. Its newest program, the Female Founders Accelerator, is based on insight gained by working with and listening to more than 100 female founders.
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