The Entrepreneurs' Forum Foundation

We know how important shared experience, guidance and inspiration is in the early stages of starting a business — in fact, it's the reason why we've developed the Entrepreneurs' Forum Foundation.

Launched in 2021, our Foundation aims to support emerging talent within the North East. We do this by inviting those who show great ambition and drive, but may not yet meet our existing Entrepreneur Membership joining criteria, to become part of our growing network. 

By joining the Forum as an Entrepreneur Member you will benefit from:

• access to experienced entrepreneurs via our mentoring programme
• a calendar of events where you can be inspired, develop your skills and meet other entrepreneurs
• ongoing showcase opportunities to promote your business to a wider network

Explore the full benefits of membership. 

By lending a helping hand to those at an early stage of their business journeys, we hope to create a stronger business ecosystem that benefits both our region's emerging talent and our most successful entrepreneurs. 

Joining the Forum via the Foundation scheme, you will receive a bursary which will cover your membership and event fees for 12 months, allowing you to experience the Forum's full portfolio of support.

We'll do all we can to help you on your business journey - all you have to do is set aside time for Forum activities. After all, the more you put into the Forum, the more you get out!

Key Benefits of Membership

  • Become part of a peer group of hundreds of North East entrepreneurs
  • Be inspired, informed and connected through over 70 events per year
  • Exclusive access to our mentoring programme, connecting you with experienced entrepreneurs
  • Raise your company’s profile through showcase opportunities and Foundation case studies

Currently Supporting: North East Tech Start-ups

Own a tech start-up and have great growth ambitions?

We want to hear from you! 

As part of our first round of support, the Foundation is currently looking for emerging tech talent to join our growing network. Places are offered on a first-come-first-served basis so don't delay in sending in your application.

To join the largest entrepreneurial network in the North East, please apply via the button below.

Want to Find Out More?

Want to Find Out More?

To find out more about the Foundation please contact Elaine Stroud.

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