Creative Enterprise Female Founders

Organisation: Creative UK
Deadline: 25/09/23
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Creative Enterprise is excited to introduce the Female Founders programme, an exclusive and highly-coveted initiative tailored to ambitious female founders operating screen-based enterprises.

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Despite the recent rise in female-led companies, women in business continue to face certain disparities compared to their male counterparts. In response, this programme has been meticulously crafted to empower female entrepreneurs by imparting essential skills and bolstering their confidence, thereby facilitating business expansion.

By nurturing a dynamic and diverse cohort of female business leaders across regions, this exceptional initiative serves as a distinctive opportunity for screen-based businesses led by women who aspire to achieve remarkable growth.

Who is it for?  

The programme is for companies led by women or those who identify as women, working in moving image for storytelling, spanning film and television, games and technology*. Companies should be registered and trading in the England, have some proven success and be ready to take their business to the next level. 

*We can support applicants working in branded content, if the company retain the IP rights of the content they produce, or are actively looking to move away from commercial work and form a creative arm of the business. 

What is involved? 

Female Founders Scale Up will deliver a series of intense workshops and holistic business coaching sessions with proven industry leaders over six months where companies taking part in the programme will: 

  • Create and complete a comprehensive plan to grow and scale their businesses 
  • Get expert advice on business planning, funding and finance, taking their businesses to market, decision making and how to structure teams and hire the right talent 
  • Gain a greater understanding of revenue models, profitability and IP monetisation 
  • Learn directly from and build their network with proven industry leaders 
  • Receive one to one business coaching throughout the programme 
  • Be part of the annual Female Founders annual conference bringing together the past 4 years of cohorts.  
Organisation: Creative UK
Deadline: 25/09/23
Apply Online