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 big issues by giving you access to digital expertise and support designed to help you achieve your ambitions.

  • Support small businesses to thrive by providing direct support and individual advice.

  • Build a business community for lasting impact to help the UK economy grow.

There are three ways your business could benefit from Strive.
  • Access the Make a Plan tool from Enterprise Nation and receive personalised bite-sized learning resources and support services. Once you’ve registered for free with Enterprise Nation you'll get support to build an action plan that will help accelerate the growth of your business.

  • Get free, personalised guidance from digital experts through Digital Boost to help you tackle your pressing business challenges. Support ranges from personalised advice and guidance from a Digital Boost mentor, invitations to masterclasses and webinars, and access to free resources.

  • Targeted support to help you choose and use the right technology for your business with help from mentors and advisory boards, which is tailored for ethnic minority business owners through 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.