In the business world, networking is a very important tool. But what does networking mean and why does it matter? And more importantly, how do you get started?
Inspiring stories from women business leaders
These case studies cover every stage of business growth and every sector imaginable, from food and drink to fintech to consumer services. Whatever challenge you are facing, there is a strong chance that other women in business have been there before and found a way through. Where possible we have linked each case study to the network or finance provider involved, so that you can connect with them and find out more. Each case study is linked to a business growth stage, so that you can quickly find those most relevant to you.
Hair Raising Growth
Foxy Hair Extensions may have started small in 2006 as a one woman band, but today, the company has both a thriving online and salon business. Foxy Hair Extensions is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of 100% human hair extension products and training designed for both professional hair salons and extensionists. The company was...
2to3 days is an original concept in recruitment – the UK’s first female-focussed careers network providing flexible jobs for professional women. Founder and former chartered surveyor, Juliet Turnbull started the business after a lightbulb moment when she realised the traditional recruitment model was literally failing millions of professional women like her. Women who wanted to...
Pawsome Service for Dogs
Whilst the nation’s capital is a stimulating place to live and work, for the estimated 1.8 million dogs that reside in London finding dog friendly pubs, bars and restaurants can drive their owners barking mad. WagIt is the brainchild of entrepreneur Nadia Leguel and mummy to Lola - her ten year old King Charles Cavalier.
luna: Leading the TeenTech revolution
luna is an app for teenagers which provides a safe space to access trustworthy advice and guidance on their health and wellbeing. Jo Goodall and Jas Schembri share more about their journey, inspiration and taking their concept to reality.
Your Spin: Turning an idea into a business
Eilidh Mutch is the founder of Your Spin Limited, an in-venue activation game for the hospitality sector. As a young entrepreneur Eilidh shares more about her journey as well as the importance of networking.
Our videos have been selected to offer one of three things: a deep dive on a specific topic, bringing to life a founder's story, or insights and reflections from women business leaders on their growth journey. We have linked to a business growth stage although many of them are of interest to all. There is a small selection below, but for more, search the full library.