BIPC Devon Start-up Grant for Female Founders - "She Started it"

BIPC Devon will deliver flexible small-scale consultancy and business support packages to over 200 new start businesses across Devon, using a grant donated by NatWest. It will also create 18 new female founded businesses.

The aim of the project is to stimulate innovation, new approaches and new ideas supporting the recovery and growth of SMEs in a post-Covid environment as well as supporting the establishment of new businesses and accelerating the growth of new-starts many of which will have started during lock-down.

Women Start Up Advantage is a specialist programme designed to Kickstart brand new female founded businesses. It will require an application and evaluation of a business plan before being awarded, which will enable the start-up of a minimum of 18 new businesses.

Women Start UP Advantage has 2 strands:

  • Female Founded SMEs looking to start their businesses will receive a business support package up to the value of £1000.
  • SMEs will receive up to 12 hours of business coaching support provided by a Business Expert, procured by BIPC Devon.
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Applications are now Closed

Thank you for those that applied. We have now allocated all the funding and coaching. We will keep you up to date on all the female founders we have helped, through our socials and website.