We’re looking for passionate people who want to build and grow sustainable and impactful businesses. We can break down the barriers to starting and scaling a business, and help you access your entrepreneurial superpowers.

Since 2014 Hatch has supported close to 8,000 entrepreneurs just like you. We can help you develop the knowledge, skills, confidence and network you need to launch, grow and scale your business. Our programmes are designed by founders, for founders: we understand the unique challenges you face and can give you the tools to build a business you love.

  • Learn from industry experts and experienced peer mentors
  • Get 1:1 support from skilled volunteers and coaches
  • Access a supportive community of other entrepreneurs
  • Build your confidence and reach your goals

The programme introduced me to incredible founders, stories and perspectives I would never have found alone. It got me thinking seriously about parts the business I was running on autopilot – or not addressing at all.

Headshot of Khalia Ismain

Khalia Ismain

Founder, Jamii

Are you a founder with questions about which programme is right for you?

Or do you want to learn more about how Hatch can support your entrepreneurial journey?

Black and white photo of a smiling person with dark curly hair, wearing a sweater and earrings. Reach out to us for a free, 20-minute chat with Niamh. She’s here to help you navigate your options and find the best fit for your needs. Whether you’re just starting out or looking to scale, we’re here to support you every step of the way. Don’t hesitate to get in touch – we’re excited to hear from you!

Programmes

Launchpad

Starting a business? Start here. The Launchpad can help you journey into business.

Suitable for founders who identify as disabled or neurodivergent and have a business idea.

Graduates can apply through a competitive process for a grant.

New Founder Launchpad

Starting a business? Start here. The Launchpad can help you test your idea and launch your business.

Suitable for founders who have a business idea and are ready to start their entrepreneurial journey.

Graduates can apply through a competitive process for a grant.

New Founder Incubator

Growing a business is hard, but our Incubator can help you take your business to the next level.

Suitable for founders with a business that has an annual turnover of at least £5k.

Graduates can apply through a competitive process for a grant.

City Bridge Accelerator

Scaling a business is hard, but our Accelerator can help you take your business to the next level.

Suitable for founders based in London with a business that has an annual turnover of roughly 50k+.

Launchpad

Starting a business? Start here. The Launchpad programme can help you journey into entrepreneurship.

Suitable for founders who have a business idea and are ready to start their entrepreneurial journey.

Incubator

Running a business and want to grow it further? The Incubator can help you turn your side hustle into a full-time job.

Suitable for founders with a business that has an annual turnover of at least £5k.

Most of our programmes offer graduates the opportunity to apply for a business grant through a competitive process.

Can’t find what you’re looking for?

 

We offer support for businesses at all levels throughout the year. If there aren’t any programs available that support your needs, join our waiting list to be the first to hear when our next programmes launch.

*Some cohorts are reserved for women and other marginalised genders, for founders from Black, Asian and other ethnically minoritised backgrounds, or for socially and environmentally impactful organisations.

Community programmes

Events

Choose what you want to upskill on as a business founder, with our programme of free online and in-person events. From gaining practical skills to pitch days and networking, we’ve got it all.

Southwark Pioneers fund

Community programme

This community programme offers a range of free events and 1:1 consultations designed to support Southwark-based businesses at every stage of their journey.

We are proud to work with a range of partners on our programmes: