Bring it 2020

Whatever it is

£200,000 to start new businesses this January

Enter to win cash prizes, unlock grant funding and more

Start 2020 as you mean to go on. You’ve got that great business idea. Back Her Business is here to help you get it off the ground.  We know the idea of raising money to start a business can sometimes be challenging. Back Her Business is making it easy for you to test your idea, grow your customer community and make your first sale. 

To enter, check the competition criteria and tell us your idea in 100 words or less before midnight on 22 January 2020.

Start 2020 right.

Get in the running for...


Gold award

One person will receive a £10,000 cash prize


Silver awards

Four people will receive a £5000 cash prize


Bronze awards

Twenty people will receive a £2020 cash prize


Grant funding

All projects will receive up to £500 of grant funding

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Key dates


22 January

Call for entry closes


5 February

Coaching starts


4 March

Crowdfunding starts


7 April

Winners announced

Tell us your new business idea

Enter your details in the form below before midnight on 22 January 2020

Full name

Email address

Business name

Tell us in no more than 100 words about your project and how it matches the campaign criteria

Do you identify as female?

Please can you confirm that your business idea is a new business and/or has a turnover of less than £1,000 per annum?

Do you intend for your business to be ongoing after you crowdfund?

Facebook page

Instagram profile

Twitter profile

Select Country

Contact number

What is your employment status?

To have received the support I have from such a mixture of people has been overwhelming. I have met some amazing people through the process, including my mentor. It has also made me believe in myself again!

Chikumo, Nyina - Creating the next generation of bakers

In partnership with

Escape The City
Enterprise Nation
Women Who Do
Women's Business Club
Women In Business Network
Codefirst Girls
Driven Woman
Young Creative Council
We Are The City
Female Founders Fair
Restless Magazine
Successful Women in business
Women in Banking & Finance
Women in Banking & Finance
Women in Banking & Finance

Chikumo Fiseko - Nyina by ©Sharon Cosgrove