Strive UK – helping Black and Asian businesses grow in the digital economy

The mission at Be the Business is to get the UK economy back on its feet by supporting the key people that make this happen – small business owners.

“Whilst we have had some success working with small business owners overall in the last four years, our challenge has been to effectively reach some of the most entrepreneurial minds in the country – business owners from black, Asian and other minority backgrounds.

Research consistently shows that outcomes for ethnic minority business owners and entrepreneurs are worse than those for the general business population in the areas of productivity, turnover and non-financial goals, despite higher than average levels of entrepreneurialism and innovation.

We want to help change this.

Our partnership with Mastercard for the Strive UK programme aims to transform the performance of black, Asian and other minority businesses in the UK by connecting leaders from this community to the digital economy in order to grow and strengthen their businesses.

There are three ways we can help you grow:

  • Fully-funded access to our online resources via our Digital programme
  • Fully-funded access to Be the Business Mentoring – executive level support from some of the UK’s biggest companies
  • Fully-funded access to our Boards programme to give you access to a panel of experienced advisors to help you strategically grow your business

If you would like to find out more about any of these initiatives, please fill out your details on the Strive UK website and a member of our team will call you back.”