Shaping the UK’s entrepreneurship agenda

Each year we hold a small, but hugely impactful series of high-profile events that connect the key influencers from startups, business and government who share our passion for entrepreneurship and our mission to raise awareness of entrepreneurship in the UK, and beyond.


annual lecture

Our annual lecture aims to set the entrepreneurship agenda for the UK and beyond. Delivered by renowned and globally-acknowledged business leaders, the CFE annual lecture is a key event in the entrepreneurship calendar.

annual lecture


NEF Fast Track Live

Showcasing the breadth and depth of businesses founded by NEF Fast Track alumni, NEF Fast Track Live is an annual exhibition that brings together ventures and supporters.

NEF Fast Track Live


NEF Fast Track: Speaker Series

The NEF Fast Track Speaker Series is a curated series of events that bring together members of the NEF community with leading figures from the UK startup scene. Events are scheduled to run alongside the Fast Track learning programme but are open to all members of the NEF community, and to prospective applicants.

Speaker Series