Join other ambitious founders to develop your growth mindset and the skills to take your business to the next level

Getting founders ready to scale-up

Delivered over 3 days online, the growth programme is designed to give founders the skills and confidence they need to kickstart their business for growth, including:

  • Day 1: Branding
  • Day 2: Sales & Marketing
  • Day 3: Funding & Investment

What you'll get from the programme

  • Develop a growth mindset: You’ll gain the skills, insights and confidence to focus on what matters for your startup’s success.

  • Investing in your future: You are your startup’s greatest asset - invest in your own learning and development.

  • Expert insight: Each day is delivered by a different industry expert, with insight from our entrepreneurial community.

  • Join like-minded founders: Join a limited number of founders on the same journey as you throughout the programme.

  • Virgin-class: Get the benefit of 50 years’ of disruption, innovation and building exceptional businesses.


Expert speakers

Scott Leonard growth programme

Scott Leonard

Founder, The Champion Agency

Scott's a brand expert and has worked with leading agencies and brands including Zipcar, Mother, F, Channel 4 and Ogilvy & Mather. He now runs his own agency.

Sudha Kheterpal growth programme

Sudha Kheterpal

The Pitch Coach

Sudha Kheterpal is a world-renowned musician and two times TED X speaker, and teaches a pitch Coaching using a methodology that has helped 1000+ founders.

Joana Ferreira growth programme for founders

Joana Ferreira

Founder, JVF Marketing

Joana is a marketing expert, with 10+ years in digital marketing, specialising in content, SEO and digital PR.

Gavin Presman

Gavin Presman

Sales Trainer, Inspire

Gavin is one of the UK’s leading Sales Trainers, who is regularly called on to teach executives to train their people to be more effective negotiators. As a Master Practitioner of NLP, and Global Catalyst Trainer, Gavin’s training style is informal, yet focused on results. 

Neil Dillon

Neil Dillon

Head of Equity, Swoop Funding

Neil helps startups get funded and grow their venture capital network. He brings unrivalled insight into equity funding landscape and ways that can maximise a startup’s chances of success.