Started in 2012, ELITE today is a unique global community of 700+ companies from 30+ sectors generating over €55bn in revenues and employing over 240,000 people.
ELITE UK started in 2014 and currently has over 120 companies from a variety of sectors and industries across the country. The UK companies have raised in excess of £1bn funding, engaging in 102 corporate transactions with 2 companies completing an IPO and 1 retail bond issue.
A calendar of interactive modules designed to review, plan and enhance a company against a range of specific challenges. The content is a blend of the academic, practical and anecdotal delivered by mix of expert advisers, Imperial College Business School, industry leaders and guest entrepreneurs.
Growth demystifies the fundraising process, allowing companies to choose the right pathway for growth. From raising private funding on our proprietary ELITE Club Deal platform, through to an IPO, ELITE connects our companies with capital and supports them towards continued success.
The programme is designed to help the most ambitious SMEs to scale up, structure for the next stages of growth and access capital. The programme lasts for 18 months and companies join in Cohorts twice a year, becoming part of a vibrant community of entrepreneurs, advisers, investors and key stakeholders. ELITE is an ecosystem designed to boost companies’ growth and transform the businesses into scalable, sustainable and economically impactful enterprises.
Companies join an exclusive ecosystem of successful company leaders, expert advisers and engaged investors. Companies participate in ELITE as a cohort, designed to support one another throughout the 18 months and beyond.
Companies receive dedicated mentors throughout the programme, ranging from experts in corporate finance, law, accounting, wealth management and human resources. The mentorship allows you to grow as a leader, tap into unrivalled expertise and invaluable experiences.
From opening the market at London Stock Exchange with national press, to attending roundtables with key industry and government stakeholders, ELITE provides companies prestige and visibility. Our international and influential network gives countless opportunities for companies to increase exposure and strengthen their brand.
High growth, ambitious SMEs in any sector looking to scale up the business, explore funding options, restructure the business. To join the programme, companies would typically have £5m+ in revenue and a double digit growth. CEO, CFO or the Founder is expected to attend all modules, potentially including another relevant member of senior management in specific workshops.