The Female Founders First Programme: what is it and why apply?
30 female founders will be invited to join this new programme developed by Barclays and Techstars. Here’s what you need to know.
Sonal Lakhani, Head of Global Programmes and Strategic Initiatives, Group Innovation, Barclays
The Female Founders First Programme by Barclays and Techstars is a one-off programme for 30 high-growth female founders from around the globe. The selected participants will receive mentorship and a curriculum of workshops and roundtables as well as perks, access to a great network and brand strengthening initiatives.
Watch Sonal Lakhani, Head of Global Programmes and Strategic Initiatives, Group Innovation, Barclays, explain more about this global programme.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with screening interviews for top candidates being held from 19 – 22 October 2020. You can find further information here.
Find out more about how Barclays, Rise and Eagle Labs are committed to supporting female founders.
Helping female founders thrive
Barclays, Rise and Eagle Labs are committed to supporting female founders, through programmes, events and connections.
A level playing field for female founders
The Female Innovators Lab is a New York City-based studio dedicated to cultivating entrepreneurial talent in women from all sides of the financial services ecosystem.
Mentoring for female founders
We've partnered with AccelerateHER, a network that believes in supporting female founders on their entrepreneurial journey.
Investing in female founders
We've partnered with Angel Academe, a fast-growing and award-winning angel investor network with over 400 registered investors focused on female founded technology businesses.
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