Phase 1

Conception to Birth – the start-up phase:

Phase 1 gives you the chance to “birth” your business “baby” from conception (your idea) through to birth (the launch of your business).

The program is offered in two formats – a fast-track over 10 weeks and a more steady program spanning 9-15 months.

When you complete phase 1 you will have:

  • A branding pack including a logo, fonts and colours;
  • A basic website,
  • 250 business cards,
  • A strategic business plan for one year,
  • Budget,
  • Ongoing support through the Women in Business Regional Network (if eligible),
  • Access to online resources for 12 months and
  • A checkin/support session after establishment.

You will effectively finish the program with a business that is ready for launch, or which may have already been launched during delivery of the program.

Fast-track 10-week program

This is the fast-track program offering the chance for you to get your business “baby” from dream to reality (conception to birth) in 10 weeks.

  • 10 x 1:1 one-hour mentoring sessions over no more than 10 weeks with the aim of getting the business to launch phase
  • Access to online resources for up to 12 months
  • One followup session at six months
  • Membership for 1 year to Women in Business Regional Network (if eligible)
  • Access to 4 regular online sessions of a checkin/networking nature with other women in the start-up phase.
  • Basic WordPress website
  • Logo & branding pack
  • 250 business cards

Regular Phase 1 program

The regular program offering support from start for up to 9 months plus two followups at three-month intervals after completion. It includes:

  • 9 x 1:1 one-hour mentoring sessions over a period of no more than 9 months
  • Access to online resources for up to 12 months
  • Two followup sessions 1:1 one-hour mentoring sessions at three & six month intervals after completion
  • Membership for 1 year to Women in Business Regional Network (if eligible)
  • Access to 4 regular online sessions of a checkin/networking nature for other women in the start-up phase
  • Basic WordPress website
  • Logo & branding pack
  • 250 business cards

Entry to our Phase 1 Startup program is via application only.

CLICK HERE TO COMPLETE AN APPLICATION