30 May 2022

Barclays Black Founder Accelerator is a 12-week programmed dedicated to help Black Founder-led businesses to scale and grow.

Barclays have partnered with Foundervine to run the Barclays Black Founder Accelerator, a programme especially designed to champion diversity in entrepreneurship and showcase Black Founder-led businesses. Foundervine is an award-winning social enterprise with a strong track record of helping entrepreneurs from under-represented communities to start their own business.

  • Applications Open – 29 April 2022
  • Applications Close – Extended to 8 June 2022
  • Accelerator Starts – 19 July 2022

The programme includes:

  • A series of 12 expert-led business strategy masterclasses, focusing on topics such as defining your value proposition, hiring talent, sales strategy, marketing, intellectual property and much more – all designed to set your business on the road to success.
  • Mentoring and coaching from world-class scaleup experts.
  • Access to business and networking events.
  • Dedicated Barclays champions and mentors.
  • The opportunity to showcase your business to potential clients and investors at a Demo Day at the end of the programme.

Find out more details and apply on the Barclays black founder accelerator pages here.


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