Meet Our F1 Cohort

SkyFarer

Skyfare use the sky to create just in time service to deliver medical and nutritional supplies to areas with difficult accessability 

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DriveTry

DriveTrys peer-to-peer platform lets potenrial car buyrs test drive one owned by someone close to them and get great deals from their dealer partners

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Unlimited You

Online platform that allows people with disabilities to have access to accessable workouts, healthy food recipes and community of others whi are looking to lead healther and happier lives.

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Bigtooth Studios

With passion for providing Pre-visulisation services for stroytellers and visionaries. Bigtooth Studios provide professional services for all aspects of production whether it be 2-mintes short film or Next-Gen video game

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Palm Life

Plam Life aim to serve the community with the bet 100% natural products of organic and sustainable dinnerwere which were used in primeval times.

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Hi.ERD

Hi.ERD is Birmingham based Uber style App, connecting trades people and customers hassle free.

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Schball

A physical and online platform to at various classes and for every level of experiance in a professional and positive environment.

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“I cannot overstress how important entrepreneurship is to the future of this region and if you are thinking of setting a business up this is simply the only place to do it!”

Andy Street
Andy Street
Mayor of West Midland

Honoured to have been selected for the female founder scholarship on the BEC Startup Sprint! […] The mentoring sessions were so insightful and have helped us tackle the important questions we have as a startup during this unprecedented time.

Dina Bahrami
Dina Bahrami
Founder of Nutri Beauties

When applying, I questioned how relevant it would be for me as an artist […] but it turns out is super relevant and so, so valuable. It’s really enabled me to shift my perspective to seeing my art as a business and I now have a clear path of how I’m going to make those steps in getting there.

Imogen Morris
Imogen Morris
Imogen Embroidery Art

BEC has been like no other, the support, advice, and hospitality exceeded our expectiations. The accessibility of so may resoources right at your fingertips with the way BEC operates creates a truly unique experience. BEC helps you delve deep into your business & take action so that you can get the results you want.”

Danielle Roberts
Danielle Roberts
Founder of Unlimited You

FORWARD will provide an Innovative platform to foster innovation, collaboration and increased opportunities for early-stage ventures that with to take their business to the next level”

Holly Knower
Holly Knower
CEO NACUE

I did this programme at the start of lockdown when due to theatre closures, I lost 90% of my business. Thankfully, that has been recovered in part due to the mindset change the programme helped me with. cc funders Innovate UK”

Hannah Elsy
Hannah Elsy
CEO & Founder of Hannah Elsy Production

Birmingham Enterprise Community’s FORWARD accelerator programme is exactly what our region needs. Birmingham is the major youngest city ion Europe, with under 25s accounting for nearly 40% of the population, so this is fantastic initiative to help fresh, young minds to succeed in business and entrepreneurship.”

Naomi Watts
Naomi Watts
Tech Nation

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