We are now accepting final applications for the NEF+ Class of 2022 cohort; starting 16th September.


Programme Overview

NEF+ comprises a bespoke learning programme delivered by leading entrepreneurs, with access to executive coaches, business mentors and an incredible network of NEF+ alumni who have gone on to create and scale incredible businesses.

You will also gain access to exclusive NEF+ events, connecting you to established entrepreneurs and supporters, and opportunities to join Founders Forum networks including Founders of the Future and fast-track access to pitch events and London Tech Week.

NEF+ Impact (2011 to date)

  • 170+ live businesses 
  • 2.6K jobs created
  • £500m collective valuation* (cumulative impact since 2011)
  • £140m early-stage funding raised

Who you are

An ambitious founder who has launched (or is about to) launch an MVP, aiming to drive the next stage of their business’ growth. You’re looking to simultaneously drive strategy and execution, and develop your leadership skills to maximise your personal impact.


“If you’re hungry to learn and discover things about yourself, whilst bringing a great idea to life, NEF+ is an invaluable way to get there.” – Finn Sims (NEF+ 2019), founder of Previously. 

Date and Time

6 months (part-time), starting September 16 2021. 

*We have been actively scheduling interviews and offering places on a first-come-first-served basis. We recommend that you apply as soon as possible. If missed, the next opportunity to join NEF+ will only be in mid-2022.


Delivered by the Centre for Entrepreneurs

The Centre for Entrepreneurs is the UK’s leading entrepreneurship foundation. NEF+ is the latest version of the NEF programme, which has been running for 10 years, supporting the development of the next generation of entrepreneurial leaders.


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