Working with The Lens uncovers ideas that transforms how you do business, providing you with investment ready prototypes to scale and grow. By developing intrapreneurial skills and mindsets, your people will fulfil their creative potential, embracing challenges and realising opportunities. The Lens is a platform for innovation that powers a Read more [...]
Intelligent creative communications. Spreng Thomson help ambitious and entrepreneurial businesses to achieve their goals. Their expertise includes brand building, crisis communications, issues management, media, media training, campaigns and internal communications. Spreng Thomson organise and manage workshops for clients ranging from media training to building your brand.
Tech Scotland Advocates (TSA) is a chapter of the Global Tech Advocate community – a private sector-led network of more than 10,000 Advocates who operate in the vanguard of the smart economy, in tech hubs across the world. TSA is a grassroots organisation, mobilising the power of individuals who are Read more [...]
The ‘Principally Women’ programme proposes a novel approach to achieving personal and business growth by addressing gender barriers faced by female business leaders. The programme is tailored to the needs of senior women business leaders in growth companies (and social enterprises) and seeks to identify women principals at a point Read more [...]
Investing Women is a growing community of women angel investors; which also supports female founders through their AccelerateHER programme. Investing Women’s holistic approach is seeing an increase in the number of female investors and scalable female founded businesses; delivering diversity and economic growth. Investing Women’s flagship events include the one Read more [...]
The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group at Robert Gordon University seeks to diversify the North East economy through supporting the development and growth of student, staff and alumni startup ventures. With the world of work changing and innovation more important that ever, Robert Gordon University runs a range of projects to Read more [...]
ScotlandIS is the membership and cluster management organisation for Scotland’s digital technologies industry. We’re at the heart of Scotland’s digital economy, shaping, changing and driving it forward. ScotlandIS works with members and partners to support the wider digital transformation of business and society. They provide their members with connections up, Read more [...]
WeDO Scotland is an exclusive support and networking membership organisation providing growth acceleration and peer-to-peer learning for Scotland’s most ambitious entrepreneurs & business leaders. Their focus is on promoting business growth and strengthening competitive advantage. WeDO supports their members through facilitating introductions, giving guidance and collaborating with one another. Members Read more [...]
Scotland for EO is a leadership group, led by industry working in partnership with the public sector. It will have a championing, influencing and facilitating role with the aim of building a stronger, larger and more confident employee ownership (EO) community in Scotland. Under the strapline ‘Employees CAN DO Ownership’, Read more [...]
Co-operative Development Scotland (CDS) is the arm of Scottish Enterprise working in partnership with Highlands and Islands Enterprise that supports company growth through collaborative and employee ownership business models. It also works in partnership with other organisations to support the development of community co-operatives such as renewable energy and broadband. Read more [...]
Business Gateway is a business advice service which offers assistance to both entrepreneurial-minded people with ideas and also existing companies.
The EY Foundation is an independent registered charity, supporting young people facing barriers to employment and further education.
The goal is to help you enable, accelerate and succeed your business - you are the focus.
This fintech hub provides free space and expertise within the Entrepreneurial Hub at Royal Bank of Scotland HQ for innovative fintech entrepreneurs and startups.
Arts & Business Scotland is an independent Scottish charity which acts as a channel between the cultural and business sectors.
Adopt an Intern is an organisation which supports all sectors to access graduate talent of all ages, skill sets and backgrounds, including those returning to education.
Gearing for Growth was established to work with business leaders and companies to help them to realise their full potential and that of their business and team.
The Prince’s Trust is Scotland’s leading youth charity which supports unemployed or underemployed young people into self-employment.
Social Enterprise Academy will support you on your journey of personal and skills development and will enable you to have a growing social enterprise.
Social Enterprise Scotland is Scotland’s national membership body and network for social enterprises, which can support and fund your social enterprise.
Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is Scotland’s national skills body that can support you to build employability skills.
Digital Tourism Scotland can help you navigate and utilise the digital platforms of your business.
Visit Scotland is the national tourist board, they can provide business surgeries, online media training, grants for your growing business in tourism.
Community Shares Scotland can help you keep your local business alive through letting your community invest in your business.
CodeClan can teach you the digital skills you need and can enable you to be a key player in the Scottish tech scene.
CivTech is a tech and innovation driven organisation that gives you the opportunity to work on new innovative products.
New businesses at the early stages of their journey are offered engagement with the High Growth Ventures team as they support innovation driven enterprises from start up to scale up.
Archangels is a business angel syndicate which focuses on early stage investing in Scotland.
FinTech Scotland works with the objective of growth and employment to secure Scotland’s place as one of the leading fintech centres.
Women’s Enterprise Scotland is a not-for-profit Community Interest Company which works to create an entrepreneurial environment where women-led businesses can flourish.
Industry-led Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) links together businesses, university experts and public sector providers, including Scottish Enterprise and Scottish Development International.
Edinburgh Innovations is a free service aimed at Edinburgh Uni staff and students, you can receive services such as mentoring, funding and advice.
The Federation of Small Businesses is a membership organisation and the biggest business group in the UK.
Just enterprise is a consortium formed from Scotland’s key social enterprise support agencies. Collectively, they provide expert start-up, business support and business recovery to organisations across Scotland.
Lanarkshire Enterprise Services is an enterprise trust that aims to provide specialty business support to help businesses succeed.
The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) is looking to support you, Scotland’s top young researchers, creative talent, future business and public leaders, through its research awards, enterprise programmes and the RSE Young Academy of Scotland.
Virgin Start-Up can support entrepreneurs looking to start or scale their business with personal loans of between £500 and £25,000 per co-founder.
DSEN gives you access to a member led network that aims to support, promote, develop and represent social enterprises in Dundee.
A unique approach to develop business support to rural communities, in other words a helping hand for your rural business to flourish and help advance your local community through business.
Scottish EDGE is an outstanding business competition that could enhance your innovative business with up to £150k.