Outbox Entrepreneurs

Dream about running a business in the future but not sure where to start?

We’re excited to let you know about a brand new programme over the summer holidays, to support young women and non-binary people, aged between 16-25 years old with great STEM ideas learn how to become entrepreneurs.

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Apply now to take part in Outbox Entrepreneurs.


Outbox Entrepreneurs will provide you with the knowledge of how to start and run a business, build further understanding of STEM and help you develop a strong network of role models and peers through an initial two week incubation period in the holidays and long-term support from Stemettes over the following nine months.

At the end of the Outbox Entrepreneurs, five winning groups will be given generous grant funding for their business ideas with other participants receiving smaller grants too.

What will you learn?

Click on the images below to find out more about what you will learn in the initial two week incubation period.

The initial two week kick off will run from 10 – 24 August. Sessions will run online from 10 – 23 August with in-person sessions on 11th and 24th. No sessions will be held on 18th August due to A-Level results day.

Please note: As in person attendance is compulsory, we will cover all travel costs for you should you require.

Daily Timetable
9:45 - 10:00 AM BSTArrival
10:00 - 11:45 AM BSTBusiness skills workshop
11:45 - 12:00 PM BSTBreak
12:00 - 12:30 PM BSTReflection/Group Work
12:30 - 13:30 PM BSTLunch
13:30 - 14:30 PM BSTPersonal skills - Content (30 mins) and Q&A/Interactive (30 mins)
14:30 - 14:45 PM BSTBreak
14:45 - 15:45 PM BSTSTEM - Content (30 mins) and Q&A/Interactive (30 mins)
15:45 - 16:00 PM BSTBreak
16:00 - 16:30 PM BSTReflection/Group Check In
16:30 PM BSTFinish
We're here to help

We’re passionate that all young women and non-binary people from across the country are able to join, no matter your circumstances. If you need it, we’ll send you a laptop for the entirety of the programme and cover travel costs.

Do I have to have a business idea beforehand?No, applicants will not be required to have a formulated business idea as a prerequisite, we will work with them to develop this during the ideation period.
Will I be working with peers?Yes! Applicants who are accepted into the Outbox Entrepreneurs programme will work in groups of 2-4. These groups will be built around students who are passionate about a particular topic.
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Apply now to take part in Outbox Entrepreneurs.

This programme is supported by Futuremakers by Standard Chartered
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