New research by Santander has found that over three quarters (81%) of young people aged 11-18 years were unable to name one female business owner - highlighting the lack of visible role models to inspire future generations.
When asked, over 60% of girls aged 11-18 years said they have not considered starting their own business, with the majority stating this is because they don’t know anything about starting their own company.
At Santander we want to change this so we've put together this guide to support the journey to becoming an entrepreneur.
Do you think you have a business idea but you're not sure what to do next?
Take a scroll through the guide below where you’ll find top tips from a range of women entrepreneurs designed to inspire you to start a company and become a future business founder.