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Female Founders First - Barclays 6-week accelerator

Research shows the biggest challenges to female entrepreneurs revolve around access: access to networks, business advice and capital. Barclays and Techstars are teaming up to select and provide 30 trailblazing female-led companies the tools and resources they need to take the next step to grow their businesses.

Sonal Lakhani, Head of Global Programmes and Strategic Initiatives for Barclays Innovation 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. 



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