Growth Program for
Scale-ups & Next Gen

Nurturing the next successful women entrepreneurs

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A hands-on program to unlock your leadership and growth potential!

Join a tailored program dedicated to supporting female-founded scale-ups and the next generation of women in family businesses, helping them effectively grow and scale their ventures. The program includes a dynamic blend of educational yet practical workshops led by strong industry experts and inspirational entrepreneurs, along with hands-on assignments for crafting a growth strategy guided by mentors from F.A.M.E's network and EY Bulgaria.

At the Demo Day, every participant will present their business case and program progress to potential investors and business executives, seeking valuable feedback and the opportunity for funding and additional support.

The program will be held in Bulgarian.

Eligibility criteria

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Who are we looking for?

  • checkA female founder/co-founder or a woman from the next generation in a family business
  • checkA scale-up/ growth company with product market fit and potential for domestic or international growth
  • checkHeadquartered in Bulgaria and achieved a minimum of EUR 50k in sales in 2023

What you get..

Map your GROWTH journey together with industry experts that will help you bring your business on the next level

  • Clarity & growth mindset

    Clarity & growth mindset

    Challenge you to think differently about your venture and refine or completely reshape your business strategy for the next significant step.

  • Knowledge sharing

    Knowledge sharing

    Attend group educational modules covering key business topics that help you build actionable plan to achieve sustainable growth.

  • Relevant 1:1 attention

    Relevant 1:1 attention

    Access exclusive 1:1 mentoring sessions with EY consultants and other industry experts to navigate and help you accelerate your journey to market leadership.

  • Fundraising & access to investors

    Fundraising & access to investors

    Gain valuable guidance on the fundraising process and how to pitch with confidence as a female founder; introductions to financial institutions and investors.

  • Founder wellness & performance

    Founder wellness & performance

    Help you as a female founder to unload, break the habits that hold you back and prepare you for the next level in your journey.



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Limited access. Rigorous cohort selection. From all over the country.

Our partners

The program is made possible by the support of our amazing partners: