FOUNDER’S TABLE PROGRAM

The Connect2Grow Founders Table is specially designed for women entrepreneurs and is focused on enabling participants to become clear on their business offering, gain access to investors funders and develop skills to build sustainable businesses.
The program is aimed at helping business founders develop key processes and concepts in entrepreneurship and innovative thinking to thrive. We provide access to investors, industry experts and successful entrepreneurs to drive your business.

Participants learn through experiential workshops, case study discussions, proven processes and frameworks for raising capital and sharing experiences with their startup peers.

Program Objectives

Our Founder Table PROGRAM aims to provide you with strategic leadership and management skills, financial management skills, the ability to build a high-performance team and an understanding of how to raise funds to grow your business.

PROGRAM BENEFITS

  • Expertise in growing and scaling up a business
  • Knowledge of how to raise funds and network with investors at every stage of your business growth
  • A supportive and participatory learning environment for sharing best practices and experiences
  • Networks with other women entrepreneurs globally to support access to market
  • Access to Founders Table hub extensive resources
  • Access to Founders Table Network of investors, trainers, and policy-makers, build a relationship and collaborations.
  • Most importantly, you will ask and receive answers from a team of experts who have the knowledge, experience and proven track records in growing multiple successful companies.

Who is the Founders Table for?

Entrepreneurs who:

have the desire to grow your business
have been in business for up to 2 years
Progressed beyond the idea phase

Program Fee: Fee: €3500
(includes all teaching materials)

About the Program

This is a 5-module program held over 5 weeks. There will be visits to startup hubs and tech companies to increase access to international networks and investors.

Participants will be provided with access to mentor opportunities through a professional panel of experts, who will give advice on their complex business problems.

The Program is built on four pillars:

Business Skill Building

Building entrepreneurial confidence is needed to ensure resilience and business sustainability. Participants will learn the required skills, marketing trends, digital strategies, financial management and innovative business model development skills needed to succeed in the digital economy.
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Mentorship

Through Founder Table meetings, female luminaries get to share their wisdom and knowledge with our community. Receive guidance and mastermind support on mapping out your next steps towards your business growth and expansion plans.

Access to Funding

We offer a chance for female entrepreneurs to meet with financial institutions, bank executives, investors and impact funders who can provide them with the information and access necessary to secure funding for their businesses.

Community

This is an online safe space to allow participants to meet with their tribe while learning and growing together. Connect with peers, exchange ideas with like-minded individuals, and build long-lasting win-win relationships or collaborate to launch new projects.

The program includes the
following modules:

Module : #1

Entrepreneurial Leadership Mindset & Business Model Validation

Module : #2

Marketing and Sales Positioning

Module : #3

Team Recruitment and Managing People for Results

Module : #4

Budgeting, cash plan and Fundraising Strategies

Module : #5

Financial Management, Governance Structure and Ethics

Module : #6

Building Strategic Partnerships with Corporates, Funders and the media

​OUTCOMES AND TAKEAWAYS

  • Increased awareness of entrepreneurial concepts and practices
  • Understand how to reach out to funders and pitch your startup ideas
  • echnologies to scale your concept

Be connected to a global network of founders and funders by joining the Founder Table community.
The inaugural Founder Table Cohort kicks off in March 2020,
The advisory team is comprised of founders, startup mentors, business educators, and impact funders.
Trainers include investors, corporate lawyers, and successful founders who have raised capital.

Interested in this program, send an email to program@riseandleadwomen.com with the headline: Founders Table Program.