Networking begins at the WeAreFutureLeaders conference

Here we have detailed just a few of the Entrepreneurs & Start Ups Women’s Networking groups that either hold specific events across the UK or meet up at regular forums. All of these female networks have something in common. They all create environments and host events where professional women can learn, meet other women and share experiences.

As you would expect of WeAreTheCity, all of these groups have been recommended by existing members, in fact we are members of most of them ourselves and highly support their commitment to progress women both personally professionally. So why not take the plunge and join one of these groups at their next event, you just never know where the journey may take you or who you might meet. was founded in April 2008 and launched in September 2008, with the aim of providing information to women who wish to progress in their careers via networking and events.  The concept of the website is to provide services that not only help women develop themselves both personally and professionally, but also contributes to a wider strategy of supporting working women in the UK more broadly by bringing together the charity sector and potential entrepreneurs on to one common platform.

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Enterprise Nation

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Enterprise Nation, the UK’s most active small business support network was founded in 2005 by Emma Jones MBE. Its mission is to create an inspirational environment for business owners and would-be entrepreneurs, a supportive community, informational books and events, and a campaigning voice to help small businesses in the UK flourish. Enterprise Nation is supported […]
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Hive Founders

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Hive Founders is a global network of female entrepreneurs, which creates accessibility to key skills, advice, grants and accelerators through vital daily support to encourage success. Female founders face specific challenges not felt by their male counterparts when starting and scaling their businesses. This can range from funding (in 2018, only 3% of all capital invested by VCs […]
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Enterprising Women

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At Enterprising Women, our goal is to help women achieve the success they want, by empowering, connecting, training, inspiring, campaigning, promoting, celebrating and supporting them in whatever way we can. We warmly welcome all female business owners, new and well-established, from any sector, background and from all parts of the UK. Find out more
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At SheEO we practice Radical Generosity which we believe is core to creating a new model + a better world. We have all that we need in this network to reach our potential. If you need something, ask. If you have something to give, please offer it. We are all at different stages + ages […]

British Association of Women Entrepreneurs (BAWE)

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This is a peer group for women entrepreneurs who want to be challenged. Our aim is to challenge women entrepreneurs not only to be great but to be exceptional! We are looking for women entrepreneurs who want to build global brands, who want to build sustainable,  profitable, innovative businesses. We are looking for women entrepreneurs […]
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Making Mumpreneurs

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The Mumpreneur Collective is an online community supporting and empowering mums running their own business. Hi! I’m Erin, the Founder of The Mumpreneur Collective (Formally Making Mumpreneurs) It’s not easy working on your own, and surrounding yourself with like-minded entrepreneurs can have such a positive impact on your business and your happiness as a solopreneur. […]

Stilettos Network

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The founders of Stilettos are passionate about advancing the role of women in a more gender equal society. The demands we place on ourselves are increasingly complex, not least due to the advancement of women. Let’s minesweep together, sharing experiences, bringing new perspectives to age-old problems and arming ourselves with the tools and techniques to […]
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Business Babble

Business Babble Royston was established in 2013 by Jayne Bratton to support women who were running, or thinking of starting, their own small businesses. Jayne began the group when she was a sole-trader working from home as she felt the need for peer company and support. In the last year membership has grown steadily from […]
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