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  • Unlocking Ambition

    Applications close May 2   “The Unlocking Ambition Challenge offers innovative entrepreneurs everything they need to take their business to the next level – time, money and amazing support from world-class organisations. It’s an extraordinary opportunity that will unearth the game-changers of the future and I’m excited to be a part Read more [...]

  • Scottish Investment Bank (SIB)

    Securing growth capital is critical to the success of our businesses. SIB aims to increase the supply of finance, and to help more Scottish SMEs with growth and export potential access it. Our activities support the delivery of the wider Scottish Enterprise business plan by stimulating the SME funding market Read more [...]

  • Scottish EDGE

    Scottish EDGE is a competition designed to identify and support Scotland’s up-and-coming, innovative, high-growth potential entrepreneurial talent. Since its inception in 2012, Scottish EDGE has had a huge impact on Scotland’s economy, with our alumni having generated an additional £79.78m in turnover, secured £67.44m in additional investment, and created 1204 jobs. Read more [...]

  • Interface

    Established in 2005, Interface is a central hub connecting businesses to Scotland’s universities, research institutes and colleges for increased innovation leading to the creation and development of new products, services and processes.   The Interface team, located regionally throughout Scotland, work with businesses to develop their ideas helping to translate Read more [...]

  • Scottish Business Network

    Scottish Business Network Connecting Scottish Entrepreneurs and International Scottish Business Leaders Our Mission The Scottish Business Network is an organisation created to facilitate greater communication and connectivity between a network of the leading Scottish diaspora in order to proactively assist and support Scottish based companies expand internationally. Events We hold Read more [...]

  • FutureX

    A tight-knit family of organisations working collectively to build a better world through business, harnessing the power of entrepreneurs to tackle some of the world’s greatest challenges.   Since early 2013 we have been immersed in the enterprise ecosystem in Scotland. The primary focus of this work has been to role model Read more [...]

  • Business Mentoring Scotland

    The Business Mentoring service is a partnership between Scottish Enterprise and Scottish Chamber of Commerce, with funding support from the European Regional Development Fund. The service provides experienced mentors that can encourage and help growing companies and social enterprises to develop and explore opportunities. Business mentors share their insights, knowledge, Read more [...]

  • Young Company Finance Scotland

    Not just some advice and guidance, but also listings of 50 organisations with networks which could help early stage entrepreneurs! This is the second edition of the Guide prepared by YCF for the Scotland team which participated in the MIT Regional Entrepreneurship Acceleration Program (REAP).  It complements the YCF Guide Read more [...]

  • UP Accelerator

    UP has been created by a team of highly experienced entrepreneurs, investors, technologists and marketers. We have years of experience in starting, growing and exiting businesses. UP is a collaborator, investor and partner for those seeking innovation and growth in the digital technology space. We bring experience, knowledge, expertise, contacts Read more [...]

  • Tech Meet-Up

    We founded TechMeetup because there is an abundance of events for entrepreneurs to meet investors and lawyers, and next to nothing for techies and tech. Considering the wealth of tech talent around (yes you), why haven’t we made the effort before to get to know everyone – see what else Read more [...]

  • Stratified Medicine Scotland

    SMS-IC’s focus is on linking Scotland’s domain expertise, data assets and delivery capability to accelerate the adoption of Precision Medicine: new products and services for a global market. Stratified Medicine: changing the way we think about health problems. Better diagnostics and earlier intervention Optimal treatment selection More effective medicine development Read more [...]

  • Strathcylde Entrepreneurial Network

    Strathclyde’s recognition as Times Higher Education UK Entrepreneurial University of the Year (13/14) is rooted in our founding mission to be ‘a place of useful learning’. Our ongoing strategic commitment to nurturing entrepreneurial talent, supporting new ventures and celebrating success is today reflected in the work of Strathclyde Entrepreneurial Network. Read more [...]

  • startacus

    We believe that lots of people have great ideas. People just like you. We know though that sometimes it’s not always that easy to take an idea and turn it into something real. That’s why we created Startacus – the self start society. It’s a community of startups, entrepreneurs, creatives, dreamers, Read more [...]

  • StartupCafe

    It has been a very long time since I returned to Edinburgh for something other than a wedding, birthday party, or long overdue Snax breakfast. But I am definitely missing the wonderful city and excited to be coming back for a Hackathon this weekend Bela is organising, and there are some Read more [...]

  • Shell Springboard

    Applications for Shell Springboard will open on Monday 26th September 2016, and close on Friday 28th October 2016 at 5pm. A total funding amount of £350,000 will be available in 2017. Successful applicants will be shortlisted for two regional finals, meeting judging panels in Aberdeen and Cambridge in March 2017. At Read more [...]

  • Scottish Renewables

    Scottish Renewables is the voice of renewable energy in Scotland and is committed to realising the full economic, social and environmental benefits of renewable energy for our country.   We believe that both Scotland and the UK benefit from a strong renewable energy sector in Scotland that delivers jobs and Read more [...]

  • Scottish LifeSciences Association

    With 125 member companies and organisations, we are the voice of Scotland’s vibrant life sciences industries to investors, NHSScotland, the Scottish and UK Governments, and the wider community.  We are driven by and network with our members through 13 Special Interest Groups and 3 sub-groups.  We help each other to Read more [...]

  • Scottish Health Innovations

    Research and development (R&D) and innovation are core activities for our health and social care services in Scotland and development in health and social care will depend on the science and discovery that underpins it. SHIL play a leading role in this. We are the only organisation set up to Read more [...]

  • Scottish Enterprise High Growth Team

    To support projects at the pre-production, conceptual development stage, to contribute to advancing the commercialisation of innovative scientific knowledge for the benefit of the Scottish economy. High-Growth Spinout Programme awards cover 100% of actual direct project costs. No minimum or maximum levels of funding are specified in the guidelines. The minimum Read more [...]

  • Scottish Entrepreneur

    A monthly membership will give you ongoing access to all the latest news on the Scottish Business News Network for a recurring payment of just £2.75+VAT per month, until such time as you cancel the membership. To proceed please complete this form and pay with a credit card using the secure Read more [...]

  • Scottish Development International

    Scottish Development International (SDI) has a proven track record of helping companies succeed in business in Scotland. SDI is the international arm of Scotland’s enterprise agencies. We can offer significant financial incentives and other assistance to help establish and grow your business in Scotland and worldwide. This can include support Read more [...]

  • Scottish Council for Development and Industry

    Engaging Civic Scotland: Driving Economic Growth The Scottish Council for Development & Industry (SCDI) is an independent and inclusive economic development network which seeks to influence and inspire Government and key stakeholders with our ambitious vision to create sustainable economic growth for Scotland.  As a broad-based organisation, our influential and Read more [...]

  • Scotland Silicon Valley Link

    This group is for individuals, start-up organizations, scholars, researchers and others interested in building connections to Silicon Valley. Join if you are interested in sharing and learning emerging trends and new technologies, networking with others in the region, building partnerships and collaborations, recruiting talent, raising capital, sourcing investment, bringing in Read more [...]

  • Scotland IS

    Our membership represents all sectors from software, telecommunications, games, IT and digital agencies to companies where digital technology is critical to their business. From innovative technology start-ups and global online service businesses that are transforming our lives to the universities that train our skilled people, ScotlandIS has developed a thriving Read more [...]

  • Scotland Food & Drink

    Scotland Food & Drink, established in 2007, is a not-for-profit organisation that was created to guide food and drink companies of all sizes towards increased profitability. Our mission is to grow the industry to a value of £16.5 billion by 2017 and our vision is to build Scotland’s international reputation Read more [...]

  • RSE Young Academy of Scotland

    The RSE Young Academy of Scotland fosters interdisciplinary activities among emerging leaders from the disciplines of science and humanities, the professions, the arts, business and civil society. Established by the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 2011, the Young Academy of Scotland provides a platform for able and innovative young entrepreneurs, Read more [...]

  • RSE Enterprise Fellowship

    RSE Enterprise Fellowships enable promising science and technology researchers to develop into successful entrepreneurs. Awardees get to focus solely on refining their business ideas, whilst receiving one year’s salary, expert training in entrepreneurship and access to mentorship from business Fellows of the RSE and other successful entrepreneurs in the business community. Since Read more [...]

  • Product Tank (Edinburgh)

    Product Tank Edinburgh (#ProductTankEdi) is a monthly meetup that deep dives into product design, development, management & marketing. Join us on the last Thursday of every month at CodeBase. Our events are FREE & feature guest talks on designing and building great web and mobile products, including topics such as design, Read more [...]

  • Pentech Ventures

    We invest in technology companies with potential class-leading products in a breadth of markets including: FinTech, Cloud Management, SaaS, Big Data Analytics, Machine Learning/AI, Algorithmic Management, IOT, Blockchain, Security, Robotics and Transportation. We are not prescriptive on quantum or stage, but rather focus on the opportunity, and whether there is Read more [...]

  • Par equity

    Par Equity is a venture capital firm created to facilitate investment into smaller companies with high growth potential. Our primary interest is in companies that are innovative and do things in new and better ways, and so gain competitive advantage. Where possible we use government approved tax wrappers such as Read more [...]

  • Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC)

    OGIC brings top quality research and development expertise to the oil and gas industry’s innovation challenges.   We enable a rapid route to problem solving and the acceleration of new technology development. The Innovation Centre programme has been registered with the European Commission as a General Block Exemption Scheme.

  • Institute of Directors

    The Institute of Directors (IoD) has been supporting businesses and the people who run them since 1903.  As the UK’s longest-running organisation for professional leaders, we are dedicated to supporting our members, encouraging entrepreneurial activity and promoting responsible business practice for the benefit of the business community and society as a Read more [...]

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