Empowering small businesses for a digital future

Welcome to Strive UK, connecting small business owners with the right digital tools and support to help big ideas thrive.


Strive UK is helping businesses thrive in a changing world. Through Strive you can access free digital tools and training from a range of sector experts.

The programme aims to do three things.

  • Help micro businesses tackle some of their biggest issues. They do this with access to digital expertise and support.
  • Support small businesses to thrive by providing direct support and personal advice.
  • Build a business community to help the UK economy grow.
There are three ways your business could benefit from Strive.
  • Try the Make a Plan tool from Enterprise Nation. You'll receive tailored bite-sized learning resources and support services.
  • Get free guidance from digital experts through Digital Boost . You'll get access to a range of free resources, as well as guidance from an approved mentor.
  • If you're a business owner from an ethnic minority, there's also tailored digital support. This is provided by Be the Business.

Strive UK is an initiative of the Mastercard Centre for Inclusive Growth. You can read more about their research on their website.

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