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Bring Your Own Business

BYOB is for Students and Alumni who already have an established business. The programme is an opportunity to take a step back and health check your business and create, develop and commit to a plan for growth whilst accessing support and funding to help you achieve this plan.

Get Ahead With Mentoring & Support

 Bring Your Own Business will help you understand your business better so that you can make the changes needed to accelerate your growth. We will help you self-diagnose your business needs and set goals for growth and match these areas with tailored support.

The Final 5 will Receive:

Masterclass Day with short Growth Workshops (8th July)
121 Speed Mentoring with Industry Experts in Marketing, Finance & Strategy. (15th July)
£2000 Growth Funding (Grant)
Funded 12 Week Student Intern Placement for your Business
6 Months Mentoring
Passport Access to Specialist Mentors
Haberdashers Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria

Trading over 12 Months | No older than 3 Years | UEL Student or Alumni

The Journey


21st May | Business Health Check

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to our Health Check to assess the overall health of your business and create personalised growth goals. Using your goals and a 15 minute interview, we will select the five awardees.


10th June | Pitching Preparation

Awardees will be taken through an interactive workshop to prepare for the Haberdashers ceremony, you will also hear from a member of the Haberdashers Livery Company about how to make the most of the opportunity.


10th June
Haberdashers Award Ceremony

Finalists will present their businesses at the prestigious Haberdashers Hall to the establish network of Haberdashers members followed by an evening reception and networking.

Last Year's Winners