Turning street hustlers into
legitimate business entrepreneurs

It’s not where you come from that counts, it’s where you’re going.

Who we are

Street2Boardroom was founded in 2016 by Clayton Planter, who has a successful track record of working with young people and adults from the streets, urban neighbourhoods, ghettos, projects and disadvantaged backgrounds.

Clayton decided to start Street2Boardroom when he noticed that the current system did not allow these people to increase their full potential and find positive role models that they could relate to.

What we do

Street2Boardroom is designed for young people (18+) and adults who find themselves caught in a range of illegal activities, from selling drugs to theft and robbery, giving them the skills, knowledge and confidence to apply what they have learned from the street – to learn the legal hustle!

We offer an 8-week course to teach them the basic skills needed to set up their own business. We also offer personal mentoring to support them and help them achieve their goals. 

How you can help

We are always looking for teachers, mentors and individuals or businesses who can sponsor us. If you want to help us make a difference, get in touch:

A free 8-week inspirational business course

Our free course is open to anyone who would like to turn their life around and learn how to set up and run their own business. It consists of 8 2-hour sessions led by professionals and is followed by one-to-one mentoring to give them support.

The course covers a variety of business subjects, including how to set up a business, financial support, marketing, street business vs corporate business,  business jargon and more. The participants will also benefit from inspirational talks, led by people who they can relate to and have succeeded in their business.

If you are interested or know someone who is, please email us at info@street2boardroom.com.

In the press

Our initiative has already been featured in the local and national press.

BBC News – August 2016

Rocket News – August 2016

Business Grapevine – August 2016

Copyright Magazine – September 2016

Bristol 24/7 –  October 2016

The Voice – June 2017

Bristol Post – July 2017

Entrepreneurial Spark – July 2017

Virgin – August 2017

CGTN America – October 2017

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