Bring it 2020

Whatever it is

£200,000 to start new businesses this January

Cash prizes, 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.

This competition is now closed. Please check back soon for live crowdfunding!
If you have a great new business idea and want to get started you can join
Back Her Business at any time.

Crowdfunding for...

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Gold award

One person will receive a £10,000 cash prize

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Silver awards

Four people will receive a £5000 cash prize

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Bronze awards

Twenty people will receive a £2020 cash prize

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Grant funding

All projects will receive up to £500 of grant funding

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Key dates

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22 January

Call for entry closes

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5 February

Coaching starts

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2 March

Crowdfunding starts

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7 April

Winners announced

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
Everywoman
Everywoman
Women Who Do
Women's Business Club
Women In Business Network
Badass.Gal
Codefirst Girls
Driven Woman
UnLtd
Young Creative Council

Chikumo Fiseko - Nyina by ©Sharon Cosgrove