Women in Business

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Young Enterprise is working in partnership with General Electric as well as the Government Equalities Office to provide a new, unparalleled opportunity for female university students to engage with inspiring mentors and test out their business ideas as directors of their own start-up.

Women in Business

encouraging women-led creative start-ups

We are giving all-female teams the opportunity to set up and run their own business through the Young Enterprise Start-Up programme, gain advice from mentors and participate in workshops, taking the plunge by bringing a product or service to the market place.

Women in Business

Encouraging Women-Led Start-Ups – The Start Up Experience

> Create a company name and brand identity

> Develop a vision and mission

> Raise share capital (each student start-up is a legal entity, able to sell up to £1000 worth of shares)

> Open a business bank account

> Create a business plan and carry out market research

> Develop a product or service

> Create a marketing campaign

>Trade with the public at local events

>Manage the company finances (including paying taxes!)

> Take part in optional workshops and the YE Start-Up competition structure.

Currently the Women In Business Programme is only running at the University of West London, but if you are a student or a tutor and would like more information on how your institution can get involved then click the link below.

To get involved click here