BEC programmes & courses gives you access to resources and deals with

  • Funding Opportunities

    Gain the network and know-how to access the funding you need to grow. Starting with the opportunity to receive £10,000 in MVP investment.

  • 1-to-1 Mentoring

    Get matched with an industry expert who will offer the advice, knowledge, and tools to help you work through decisions.

  • Partners Resources & Deals

    Access templates, tools, and resources that can save you over £5000 powered by IBM, Google, HubSpot, Amazon and more.

  • Inclusive Community

    Access to a community of Entrepreneurs & like-minded people with same interests in the UK and worldwide.

  • Training & Workshops

    Develop the skills & knowledge you need to take your startup forward through our workshops on a variety of topics.

  • Events & Networking

    Hear new ideas, expand your network and stay in touch with what’s going on through our range of events.

What Entrepreneurs Saying About Our Programmes & Courses

Dina Bahrami, Founder of Nutri Beauties

"The mentoring sessions were so insightful and have helped us tackle the important questions we have as a startup during this unprecedented time"

Adam Carver, CEO of BitGreen

I enjoyed the structure and content of the course. It has made me more aware of both internal and external emission and sustainability forces and how I can mitigate emissions in most aspects of my life and at work

Holly Knower, CEO of NACUE

FORWARD provides an innovative platform to foster innovation, collaboration and increased opportunities for early-stage ventures that with to take heir businesses the next level

Danielle Roberts, Founder of Unlimited You

BEC has been like no other, the support, advice, and hospitality exceeded our expectations. The accessibility of so may resources right at your fingertips with the way BEC operates creates a truly unique experience. BEC helps you delve deep into your business & take action so that you can get the results you want

Hannah Elsy, Founder of Hannah Elsy Production

I did this programme (Skills for Tomorrow) at the start of the lockdown, when due to the theatre closure I lost %90 of my business. Thankfully that been recovered in part due to the mindset change the programme helped me with.

Naomi Watts, Tech Nation

BEC’s FORWARD accelerator programme is exactly what our region needs. Birmingham is the major youngest city ion Europe, with under 25s accounting for nearly 40% of the population, so this is fantastic initiative to help fresh, young minds to succeed in business and entrepreneurship

Astrid D'Amelio, Sustainability Lead | EA | International Affairs

The course was a great opportunity to expand my knowledge on sustainability, learn implementation practices from active actors in the subject and networking with like minded individuals and companies.

Andy Street, Mayor of West Midlands

I can't overstress how important entrepreneurship is for the future of this region and if you are thinking of setting up a business this is simply the only place to do it!

Debbie Assinder, Enterprise Nation’s West Midlands Champion

The FORWARD Accelerator fills a much needed gap in the region’s business startup ecosystem by providing the support to maximise growth and unlock the full potential of businesses seeking to scale