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New Entrepreneurs Foundation Programme

Graduate programme
Entrepreneurship & Start Ups
Participants are paid a minimum salary of £23,000 pro rata. Salaries are subject to negotiation, and depend on the candidate's level of prior experience.
6th June 2019
The firm doesn't consider applicants who require visa sponsorship

Our 10-month FastTrack is an intensive, immersive and interactive development programme with workshops and resources to support aspiring and early stage entrepreneurs in developing skills and advancing their entrepreneurial ambitions.

Work placement

We believe in learning-by-doing. You will spend a year working within entrepreneurial teams in innovative organisations. Learn from inspirational people, have a real business impact and earn a salary.

Learning & development

We will equip you with the skills, mindset and frameworks to put your entrepreneurial drive into action. Through our unique hands-on education in entrepreneurship you will learn and grow.

Coaching & mentoring

We match you to an executive coach and business mentor to bring the best out of you and your business. Honest and actionable feedback tailored to you and your ambitions.


Events where you will engage with and learn from entrepreneurial leaders. Grow your network, get your voice heard and learn from entrepreneurial successes and failures.

Our selection process

Each year we select 40 outstanding individuals on to the NEF FastTrack. Throughout our selection process we look for evidence of entrepreneurial aptitude, critical thinking and problem solving skills, commercial savvy as well as outstanding interpersonal skills, humility and value alignment. We are looking for people who have what it takes to start the next big business and who will add value to our community of game-changers.

Our selection process is competitive, but fun.