New Entrepreneurs Foundation

Host Companies

We Find Entrepreneurial Talent for High-Growth Companies

Host Company Placement

NEFers complete a 12-month paid work placement with a host company. This is an opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment and contribute to the growth of a scaling business.

NEFers have excelled in roles spanning across and beyond product, business development, innovation and operations.

NEF supports NEFers in finding a placement company, but it is ultimately the candidates’ responsibility to secure a placement to start the programme in September.


We work with some of the most exciting high-growth companies in the UK

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NEF has been the catalyst to completely change my thinking and approach to my career and given me the confidence and motivation to embark on both my own venture as well as take the risk of joining a brand new start- up.

Tiffany Young
Founding team member, AllBright

Our host companies benefit from hiring someone hungry and entrepreneurial and from being part of our network. Some NEFers stay with their host companies beyond the NEF year and play a crucial role in the growing businesses.

Each year we select a small number of candidates who choose the self-sponsored route. They are early-stage entrepreneurs whose businesses require their full attention and are financially secure. Contact us to find out more.

To find out more please get in touch below.

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