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Are you looking to launch or grow your business? Do you want to reach more customers? Would you like access to experts and a peer support network?

Since 2013, Hatch has been supporting women-led businesses and social enterprises to flourish. Our programmes have been designed by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, so we understand the unique challenges you face and the superpowers you can employ to grow your business.

So whether you are looking to test your idea, or to scale your impact, we have the programme for you.

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Through Hatch we are constantly connecting with experienced professionals, getting involved with great opportunities and receiving invaluable advice on maintaining a lucrative, scalable business.

Maria

Founder, Big Mouth Gets

Maria, founder of Big Mouth Gets

In late 2014 we introduced Maria to the political social media platform ‘GovFaces’ and together they collaborated on creating an infographic on the House of Common’s Digital Democracy Commission Report (published in January 2015).

The commissioners of the report were pleased with the work, chosing to publish the infographic on the UK Parliament’s website with a feature on Big Mouth Gets.

After this success, we encouraged her to continue networking. After attending a Starbucks event, where she met the UK Youth CEO, the connections she made led to Bite The Ballot seeing her work and becoming a full-time client.

Maria asked for our advice on the new opportunity and we counselled her against taking a full-time position, as it would not build her business. Instead, we advised her to start a partnership agreement with Bite The Ballot, meaning Big Mouth Gets could work with other clients too. This approach helped the team work on amazing projects, leading to major clients, including UK Youth and recently the World Health Organisation. Big Mouth Gets has also had the opportunity to work, through Bite The Ballot, on projects for Twitter UK, Starbucks UK, UNILAD and LEGO. The team’s work has been exhibited by London councils on advertising boards across London, and has been projected on the Welsh Assembly.

Two years on we continue to support Maria, and believe that it was crucial for us to be there on her journey and to be at hand when she came up against challenges or major decisions.

Big Mouth Gets is now a growing self-sustaining business with a diverse client base, employing regular freelance staff and turning over 50k. With this growth, the business’s support needs are changing and Hatch continues to support Big Mouth Gets on its journey.

“Through Hatch we are constantly connecting with experienced professionals, getting involved with great opportunities and receiving invaluable advice on maintaining a lucrative, scalable business. Most importantly, the programme gave me more confidence, and a great group of mentors and friends who constantly support our venture every step of the way. Being able to seek advice on an ongoing basis has made all the difference.”

We know every business is different. We’ve developed three programmes – Launchpad, Incubator, and Accelerator – for Impact Businesses and Female Founders. Each programme is specifically tailored to help you and your business success no matter where you are on your journey.

Programme

Requirements

Business stage – Turnover

Idea Stage – <£1k

Intermediate – £1k to £50k

Advanced – £50k<

Programme Length

Location

Price

When

Launchpad

Incubator

Accelerator

Impact

Do you run a social enterprise that needs bespoke support to grow or become more sustainable?

Your business has a social impact

(Through the Launchpad)

(Through the Incubator)

(Through the Accelerator)

Programme Length: 2 – 6 months depending on business stage

Location: Online

Price: £50 – £300 depending on level

Launchpad: TBA – register now

Incubator: TBA – register now

Accelerator:

23rd Sep 2020

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Female Founders

Become fearless with practical programmes and support for women-led businesses

You identify as a woman – some programmes are BAME specific

(Through the Launchpad)

(Through the Incubator)

(Through the Accelerator)

Programme Length: 2 – 6 months depending on business stage

Location: Online

Price: £50 – £300 depending on level

Launchpad:

11th Sep 2020

Incubator:

2nd Sep 2020

Accelerator:

19th Sep 2020

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121 Expert Support

Get bespoke support and work on key business challenges with an expert advisor.

All welcome

Programme Length: Ongoing

Location: Online

Price: Free

Available year round

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