Ready, Steady, Grow with Virgin StartUp is a programme of activities developed to support entrepreneurs from across Greater London looking to start, fund and scale their business. The project is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

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What is Ready, Steady, Grow?

If you're based in Greater London, are looking to start a business, or have an established business and want to learn how to scale-up, you could access: 

  • regular networking events;
  • a place on our business and financial planning workshop;
  • 1-1 advice sessions;
  • support to access funding for your business;
  • 1-1 mentoring;
  • a place on our 2-day "Step-Up" workshop, designed to support entrepreneurs who wish to transition their business from start-up to scale-up;
  • access to exclusive events, services and opportunities from across the Virgin Group and beyond.

To be eligible for the project, you must be:

  • Aged 18 and over;
  • Based in London;
  • Your business must employ less than 250 people,  its turnover must be below €50m (approximately £41.7m) and/or its balance sheet must be below €45m (approximately £37.5m);
  • Your business must not be a subsidiary and/or be controlled by a larger entity.

Register now to find out more about our Ready, Steady, Grow programme.


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*Please note that you do not have to have been supported previously by Virgin StartUp in order to be eligible for this programme!