The week in entrepreneurship

Your weekly summary of entrepreneurship news, comment, and features. Sent by the Centre for Entrepreneurs (part of the New Entrepreneurs Foundation). Sign up hereRead the original newsletter here.

Save Our Startups

CFE has partnered with leading entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship groups, led by Crowdcube, to launch ‘Save Our Startups’ – a campaign to protect the future of Britain’s startups and high-growth firms.

Read the letter to the prime minister and add your signature

Covid community responses

  • The Prince’s Trust and NatWest have launched an Enterprise Relief Fund to help 18-30-year olds who are self-employed and/or running their own business.
  • Forward Partners has launched ‘Forward Advances‘, a revenue-based finance solution for startups
  • Innovate UK has announced £20m of grant funding for businesses to help build UK resilience
  • Eze Vidra (Reimagine Ventures) has compiled alternative startup job boards from several countries, including a UK list created by David Fogel (ADV)
  • Francesca James writes in Fresh Business Thinking to chart how the Great British Entrepreneur Awards community is responding to the crisis.