The NatWest Enterprise Team is looking to support entrepreneurs, innovators, and disrupters of Brighton and the wider west and east Sussex areas. For over five years NatWest has been working hard to support Britain’s businesses by running one of the largest entrepreneurship programmes of its kind in the UK.

Every entrepreneur is different, and NatWest know that personal motivations for starting a business can vary greatly. That’s why they have developed a variety of support programmes that focus on the specific needs of the individual:

- NatWest Business Builder- A completely free online 24/7 tool designed to support entrepreneurs and business owners to upskill and develop themselves and their business at a time and pace that suits them.
- NatWest Entrepreneur Accelerator- Their flagship programme supports high growth potential businesses with ambitions to grow and scale across the UK. This fully funded 6 month programme is open to NatWest banked customers and offers wrap around support for entrepreneurs and their businesses, such as, 1:1 and group coaching, a entrepreneurship community and thought leadership and content.
Pre-Accelerator is designed to give entrepreneurs the power to start, scale and succeed.

It is a fully-funded, quick-fi re, intensive eight-week course for early-stage entrepreneurs.

Who is it for?

Pre-Accelerator is for you if you have a great business idea that you want to bring to life or if you have just started a business that you need to validate.

How much does it cost?

Everything is fully-funded for you. All we ask is that you work as hard as we do to make the most of this opportunity to grow your business.

What is involved?

We concentrate on providing early-stage businesses with the best environment, digital learning and networks.


The course is eight weeks long but starts with an exciting, immersive, 'Ignition' event in one of our hubs and ends with a chance to celebrate
and swap experiences.

Digital Learning

We want to help early-stage businesses grow and succeed as quickly as possible, so we focus on giving our Pre-Accelerator entrepreneurs
the best possible digital experience with action-focused, intensive online training.


We'll also help you connect with other entrepreneurs just like you and plug you in to the power of your local business ecosystem.

To find out more about how we could help give you and your early stage business the power to succeed, contact us at

149 Preston Rd Brighton

The City of Brighton and Hove,


+(44) 0141 418 9120

The team are here to help. Please use the contact form, leave a voicemail message on 01293 305965 or send an email to with your name, contact details, postcode and support request.

Ryan Davies

Growth Hub Team Leader

Karen Tyrrell

Growth Relationship Associate

Taygan Paxton

Growth Coordinator

Tom Hughes

Peer to Peer - Admin

Andrew Kerry-Bedell

Interim Growth Relationship Manager

Richard Butcher

Interim Growth Relationship Manager

Malcolm Brabon

SME Manager

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