TechX is a unique proposition – providing expertise and support both as a technology accelerator and incubator for start-ups and SMEs looking to enter the oil and gas industry. At the different stages of the innovation journey, TechX offers access to experienced business mentors, co-working space, forward thinking business partners, Read more [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
Arts & Business Scotland is an independent Scottish charity which acts as a channel between the cultural and business sectors.
The Prince’s Trust is Scotland’s leading youth charity which supports unemployed or underemployed young people into self-employment.
DSL Business Finance provides loans to start-ups and growing businesses that cannot access loans from traditional sources.
The Data Lab can help you develop new data science projects, while building your tech community.
Creative Scotland is the public body that supports the arts, screen and creative industries across all parts of Scotland on behalf of everyone who lives, works or visits here.
Archangels is a business angel syndicate which focuses on early stage investing in Scotland.
Discovery Investment Fund Limited is a venture capital business.
Based in St. Andrews, Scotland, the EOS Technology Investment Syndicate (EOS) is an entrepreneurial led group of private angel investors who review new investment opportunities.
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.
Santander helps you get access to funding for your business or even for your first employee, also running Entrepreneurship Awards.
Par equity can provide your small business with investment and capital to grow, they look specifically for innovative businesses with novel ideas and huge aspirations.
OGIC is an oil and gas industry focused organisation that can guide you to improve or invent new equipment or technology to support the oil & gas industry.
Firstport is Scotland’s development agency for start-up social entrepreneurs and social enterprises.
Converge Challenge is a company creation programme for staff, students, and graduates of all Scottish Universities and Research Institutes.
Scottish Enterprise works to support business and industry to help create more jobs, promote business growth and international success.
HIE is the go-to organisation if you are based in the Highlands and Islands area. HIE can help you realise your business’s potential and help you on your journey to growth!
Informatics Ventures is Scotland’s longest running entrepreneur support organisation dedicated to connecting Scottish high growth tech ventures with investors.
LINC Scotland is the national association for business angels in Scotland, with a membership that can help you meet the leaders of the Scottish finance industry.
X forces is the leading organisation for enterprise support in the military community.
Social Investment Scotland is a leader in providing charities and social enterprises with affordable, flexible investment.