Beyond HERizons is a 12-month programme that offers a balance of education, support and networking opportunities to our cohort of female founders
Our mission for Beyond HERizons is to:
Support the female founder network on their scaling journeys
Empower female founders to pursue and secure funding
Build an inclusive and diverse network passionate about
balancing gender inequalities in the investment ecosystem
Why we are launching this programme
A large funding gap exists in the investment landscape between male and female founders. We want to provide female founders with the skillset, network and confidence to scale their business.
of entrepreneurs in the UK are female
of leadership positions in the UK technology sector are women
of startup funding in the UK goes to female-only founding teams
Beyond HERizons offers a balance of content, practical support and investor networking opportunities. The programme is curated to be impactful and practical, ensuring that our delegates receive tangible and sustainable support from experts, our partners and each other. The five streams of programme content are as follows:
Investor Connector Sessions
Experts & Advocates
Silicon Valley Mission
Peer & Ecosystem Networking
Beyond HERizons supports female-led companies that are actively looking to secure their next round of investment to continue their journey to scale. To be eligible for our programme, we require companies applying to meet the following criteria:
Have secured previous investment
Have between 5-100 employees
Have a turnover of less than £40m
Have a UK-registered company
Have a minimum viable product
To be actively seeking investment within the next 12-18 months
InteREsted in learning more?
Download our overview for our full eligibility criteria and more information on the programme.
Hear From our community
“Why do I want to join the mission? To learn from others, share our experiences, support other women, build our network, and explore how best to grow our businesses.”
“‘The female founder programme has been truly transformational for me, personally. The group is my go-to place for all advice – the women are super-achievers, incredibly well-connected and with so much generosity of spirit to help and be there just when you need them.”
“We believe that being a diverse and inclusive company leads to more innovative results; this is embedded into our mission, policies, practices, and procedures.”
“The female founder network curated by SVC2UK has transformed my life. I am enriched by deep enduring connections with women who inspire me and lift me up on a daily (yes, we talk daily) basis! We are all open and honest with one another, everyone is willing to open up their contact book and share advice on a professional and personal level. I don’t know where I would be without it!“
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