Bigger Leaps

Fewer Steps

BEC Supporting entrepreneurs from across the world through every stage of the entrepreneurial


BEC is the new Birmingham Enterprise Community…We’re changing BECause we want to translate our success over the last years into quicker successes for you.

BEC – Bigger Leaps, Fewer Steps

Why BEC?

BEC (Birmingham Enterprise Community) supports entrepreneurs, startups & scaleups by turning all we’ve learnt as Entrepreneurs, from raising finance to building relationships to initiating sustainability, into invaluable lessons and services that help new entrepreneurs leap further and faster from thinking big to doing big things with their business ideas.

What we are offering to Startup Owners & Entrepreneurs

Startup Sprint

Proving Ground


Join the UK's best startup accelerator

Gain access to the world's top expertise. Grow beyond your personal limits. Make breakthroughs as you redefine and realise your goals in life and in business.

What you get with our programmes

Being part of the BEC community gives you access to everything you need to develop and take your entrepreneurial journey to the next stage. From training and coaching to workspace and programs, we are here to support you


Get matched with an industry expert who will

offer the advice, knowledge, and tools to help you work through decisions.

Working Space

Work at Alpha Works alongside like-minded people, providing you with a dynamic and inspiring environment for progress.

Inclusive Community

Entrepreneurship is for all. Regardless of who you are, we are here to support you.

Events & Networking

Hear new ideas,expand your network and stay in touch with what’s going on through our range of events.

1 to 1 Coaching

Weekly coaching sessions with your dedicated coach, helping to keep you on track and move in the right direction.

Funding Opportunities

Gain the network and know-how to access the funding you need to grow.

Training & Workshops

Develop the skills & knowledge you need to take your startup forward through our workshops on a variety of topics.

Strategic & Global Partners

What they are saying

Check out some of the incredible businesses we worked with from across the globe

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