UCL Innovation and Enterprise


10,000 Small Businesses: Training and Growth Programme for London’s Most Promising Small Businesses

23 July 2013

10,000 Small Businesses

UCL, one of the top ten universities in the world, and the Goldman Sachs Foundation are now recruiting for the next cohort of the successful 10,000 Small Businesses programme.

This wholly funded programme designed by experts in entrepreneurial learning, has already helped business owners reach new levels of growth through business education and hands-on support. Participants have achieved 25% more business growth compared to the industry average for small businesses.

You are invited to be part of this unique, fully funded opportunity.

The Programme

The programme designed by experts in entrepreneurial learning achieves business growth through a series of intensive workshops, dedicated one-on-one business advice, long-term mentoring and networking opportunities. It provides business education, hands-on support, greater access to financial capital, and business support services.

Who can apply?

Applicants from all business areas will be welcome, from retail to high-tech, via manufacturing and services. The organisers are particularly keen to see a broad range of participants, including social enterprises as well as not-for-profit businesses. To find out more about this programme, book onto one of our briefing sessions below

Places are limited, so book today

Lasting one hour, they provide an overview of the programme, how it benefits participants, the application process and first hand experiences from those who have completed it. You will also have the opportunity to chat to speakers after the briefing over drinks.

If this is not for you but you know of a company that may benefit, please could you forward this link to them?

Online applications are only open until 27 September 2013. Early applicants will be offered help with their application. Further details, including the programme's eligibility can be found at: www.ucl.ac.uk/10ksb

If you have any questions, please contact us via 10ksb@ucl.ac.uk.