BEC (formally Birmingham Enterprise Community) is an award-winning organisation that supports a global community of entrepreneurs and businesses through a range of services, programmes and initiatives that support these entrepreneurs from concept/idea phase through to creating a startup all the way through to supporting high-growth scaleups.
We’re successful entrepreneurs using our experience to help entrepreneurs around the world to leap further and faster from thinking big to doing big, by providing training in everything from raising finance to building relationships to initiating sustainability.
BEC Bigger Leaps, Fewer Steps
BEC’s programmes support businesses from all sectors and sizes. We have a range of businesses within the community based across the UK as well as many international businesses who we are able to support both in their own country or when looking to enter the UK & European markets. These programmes involved equipping entrepreneurs and businesses with the knowledge, skills, resources and opportunities they need to grow and move forward.
The work of Birmingham Enterprise Community is designed and delivered around four key community values. These values influence both how we work as an organisation and how we work with the entrepreneurs in our communities:
Entrepreneurship is for everyone
Anyone from anywhere could be an entrepreneur and should have access to engaging in entrepreneurial activities
Nothing is impossible
No idea is too big or ambitious. We work to find solutions and remove barriers rather than focusing on things being ‘too difficult’.
Collaboration NOT Competition
We work in collaboration with the whole ecosystem and encourage our entrepreneurs to work together.
Learning is for life
Learning is a continuous process that never ends. Whether just starting out or a veteran entrepreneur, there are always new things to learn and new ways to see the world.
BEC (Birmingham Enterprise Community) is a new breed of entrepreneurial community. One which looks to work alongside individuals, other organisations and institutions towards common goals rather than individual pursuits.
Creating a community where collaboration births benefit for all.
Strategic & Global Partners
Awards & Recognitions