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Do you want to start your own business but don't know where to begin?

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Take a look at our recorded session to learn more about the Outbox Entrepreneurs programme and get inspired to start your entrepreneurial journey.

Outbox Entrepreneurs

The Outbox Entrepreneurs programme, supported by Futuremakers from Standard Chartered,a 7-month-long accelerator programme focusing on entrepreneurship support for young women and young non-binary people that want to get their STEAM business off the ground.

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4 Week Incubator

4-week evening and weekend incubator period including a launch event and a showcase event where participants will be pitching their business ideas for funding (August-September).

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Weekend Events

6 weekend events from October - February to develop further skills. Including morning sessions and Offsite Inspiration Afternoons. Also, a follow-on 10 hours of mentoring with Standard Chartered to further develop your business.

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Equity Free Funding

£22,500 total of equity free funding available with each grant award ranging from £500 to £2500

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Exclusive Access

Standard Chartered will be giving participants access to their offices in London for in-person days.

How old do I have to be?This opportunity is open to young women and non-binary people between 18-25.
What are the requirements?There are only two requirements, you must be based in the UK and you must have a business idea.
What if I don't have a laptop/ travel arrangements?As in person attendance is, at times, compulsory, we will cover all travel costs for you should you require. For virtual sessions, if you need it, we’ll send you a laptop for the entirety of the programme and cover travel costs.
Date Event Time
12 Aug In-Person Launch 10:00 – 5:00
15, 16 & 17 Aug Week 1 Sessions (Virtual) 18:30 – 20:30
22, 23 & 24 Aug Week 2 Sessions (Virtual) 18:30 – 20:30
29, 30 & 31 Aug Week 3 Sessions (Virtual) 18:30 – 20:30
5, 6 & 7 Sept Week 4 Sessions (Virtual) 18:30 – 20:30
9 Sept In-Person Showcase 10:00 – 5:00
What Can I Expect From Workshops?

All workshops will provide you with skills needed to get your business off the ground. Find out specifics below or watch our video.

Applications Now Open

Applications for Outbox Entrepreneurs 2023 are now open and will close on August 8th at 12pm.

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