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No matter what stage of business you're in, we've got courses to help you get commercially confident and grow your business.


Raise the Bar

Raise the Bar, a podcast from Next Chapter Raise (NCR), dives deep into the world of female founders, offering firsthand accounts, expert advice, and success stories to empower and celebrate female founders on their entrepreneurial journey. Tune in to gain insights, inspiration, and practical tips to become money smarter and commercially confident.

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NCR Business Accelerator

The inside track on what successful entrepreneurs focus on for business growth

Ignite your entrepreneurial journey with a comprehensive program covering the essential tools for business success. The progam covers what successful entrepreneurs focus on in driving their business growth enabling you to cultivate commercial confidence and propel the growth of your business.

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The Funding Formula

Empowering Women Entrepreneurs to Successfully Raise Equity Investment

How to confidently pitch your business to potential investors and secure funding without feeling overwhelmed by the fundraising process.

The Funding Formula is perfect for women business owners who want to raise their first round of equity investment.

Transform Your Business on Your Terms!

Why settle for a one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to accelerating your business? Our courses stand out because we understand that you may not require every aspect of a traditional accelerator all at once. That's why we offer tailored online programmes designed to deliver the essential accelerator elements, allowing you to ramp up your business YOUR WAY, at YOUR OWN PACE. Don't wait any longer to unlock your business's full potential – join us today!

1. Take the Quiz

Discover precisely where you stand in your business journey and uncover personalised strategies to transform towards greater success.

2. Valuable Insights - Absolutely Free!

Gain instant access to our extensive library of podcasts and articles by our team of seasoned funding and business experts.

3. Get Funding Savvy

Master the essentials of business finances, scaleup knowledge, business growth, investor expectations, and pitch readiness in our online courses. Explore specialised programmes to meet your specific growth needs.

4. Network & Be Seen

Join our online community to network with fellow entrepreneurs, experts, potential investors, and collaborators. Gain valuable insights through webinars and participate in interactive Q&A sessions.


8 Essential Time-Focusing Tips for your Business 

8 Essential Time-Focusing Tips for your Business  Ready to take your business to the next level? We all know that time management is crucial for entrepreneurs looking to achieve growth and success. But with so many tasks vying for your attention, knowing where to focus

Success Stories


Founding NCR member, Liris Maduningty, is co-founder of Indonesian shrimptech startup, JALA, raised US$6 million through the Althelia Sustainable Ocean Fund.

JALA uses proprietary hardware and data platforms to improve the sustainability of the shrimp farming sector. The platform, which currently is being used by close to 7,000 farms, will also research how their ecosystem can contribute to more sustainable shrimp aquaculture globally.

LUÜNA Naturals

Founded by NCR Entrepreneur-in- residence and leading voice on menstrual equity in Asia, Olivia Cotes-James, LUÜNA provides a woman-built ecosystem that supports menstrual wellness and removes the stigma from reproductive health. To-date, LUÜNA have raised over 1.4m USD in seed funding and received recognition for their pioneering work from organizations including The United Nations, who awarded them the Women's Empowerment Award at the Social Impact Awards 2021.


NCR Alumni, Sarah Garner is the founder of online resale platform Retykle. They secured a US$950K seed round backed by Lazada Co-founder Tim Rath and social entrepreneur John Wood.

Retykle has re-circulated >200,000 items since launching in 2016 and has operations in Hong Kong & Singapore and plans to launch in additional markets.

Hi! I’m Nicole Denholder, your go-to scale-up expert and fellow entrepreneur. I’ve been in your shoes, and I know how challenging it can be to grow your business while juggling all the responsibilities. But fear not! With my guidance, you’ll unlock your full potential and grow your business on an exciting journey to make you money smarter and commercially confident.

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