Josh Littlejohn MBE

Dundee University's first Entrepreneurship Week

University of Dundee's Centre of Entrepreneurship department is running the University's first ever Entrepreneurship Week. The series of events is running alongside the Dundee Business...
The snap40 devise in action

Medical wearable startup wins £1 million contract from NHS England

Edinburgh based snap40, which has created a medical wearable device, has been awarded a £1 million SBRI healthcare development contract by NHS England. The contract...
Callum MacKinnon along with other recipients of Social Entrepreneurs Fund.

Scottish Government cash boost for social entrepreneurs

The Scottish Government has given its backing to Scottish social entrepreneurs by providing an additional £140,000 to the Social Entrepreneurs Fund. Managed by Firstport, the...
John Anderson

Enterprise guru John Anderson to chair Homes for Good Investments Ltd

Leading Scottish entrepreneurship and growth specialist John Anderson has been appointed to chair the investment arm of Scotland’s first social enterprise letting agency, Homes...
Lucy-Rose Walker

Entrepreneurial Spark alumni generate over £64 million turnover

Entrepreneurial Spark Powered by Royal Bank of Scotland has launched its annual Impact Report showing significant impact on the UK economy. The Impact Report demonstrates...
Lynne Martin, Elevator project manager and Andy Campbell, Elevator Accelerator project manager at the launch of the ‘Global Domination Accelerator’ at the offices of Outplay Entertainment in Dundee

New project launched to grow Scotland’s brightest gaming companies

A new £50,000 project which aims to grow Scotland’s next generation of internationally competitive digital media and technology companies was unveiled in Dundee earlier...
Duncan Logan

Silicon Valley tech luminaries lined up for Edinburgh investment event

Informatics Ventures (IV), one of Scotland’s premier technology entrepreneur support programmes, has lined up two of Silicon Valley’s most respected luminaries as participants in...
Julie Wilson and Amy Livingstone

Entrepreneurs Exchange event in Glasgow again

Entrepreneurs Exchange, the nationwide programme that connects the next generation of British entrepreneurs with some of the UK’s most successful business founders, is to...
Alison Henderson, CEO Dundee and Angus Chamber of Commerce

Entrepreneurs invited to perfect pitch event

Ambitious entrepreneurs in Tayside and Aberdeen are being invited to get ‘pitch perfect and investor ready’ at two workshops organised by leading entrepreneurial support...
Jamie Andrew

Angel investment group TRI Cap appoints new Chairman

With the retirement of long-standing Chairman Rob Dick, Scottish Borders based angel investment group TRI Capital has appointed a new Chairman. Jamie Andrew, a current...
Andy Willox

Self employment levels vary dramatically across Scotland

Citizens of Ullapool, Newtonmore and Pittenweem are five times more likely to be self-employed than those who live in Linwood, Leuchars or Port Glasgow,...
Ian Stevenson

Interview – Digital forensics specialist leading the attack against cyber crime

Ian Stevenson, CEO of Cyan Forensics, is a computer scientist by training, and has spent the last 20 years in and around startups, first...
From left - Morphsuits founders Fraser Smeaton, Ali Smeaton and Gregor Lawson with the Smeaton brothers' father Kent

Royal & Awesome breaks through £1m revenue barrier

Golf-clothing brand, Royal & Awesome, has broken through the £1m turnover mark as it prepares to celebrate its fifth birthday. The Edinburgh-based label, which was...
L – R: Erika Grant, David Harris-Birtill, Chris Hughes, Victoria Hamilton, Rogelio Arellano and Anne Rushing

Search on to find Scottish University entrepreneurs

The quest to find the next generation of entrepreneurs from Scotland’s thriving academic entrepreneur community is underway once again. Converge Challenge alumni launched the 2017...
Paula Skinner

Harper Macleod appointed to help Glasgow SMEs scale up

Law firm Harper Macleod has been appointed to help Glasgow's SMEs scale up over the next three years as part of an innovative new...
Fiona Godsman, CEO of SIE, at an SIE competition worksho

Scottish students desire to take the first steps towards entrepreneurial success

The Scottish Institute for Enterprise (SIE) has had a bumper crop of entries from students to this year’s Fresh Ideas competition. Fresh Ideas is the...
Global Rugby Network Founder & CEO Dave Millard (centre) with Stefan Raue, Cham Abeyratna, Robbie Orr and Konstantin Ivanov.

Scottish sports tech startup inks Uruguay Rugby Union deal

A Scottish sports tech startup has secured its first major contract win and will be providing its wearable tech, software products and data management...

Startup festival returns to Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh Business School has announced a packed programme of events for students and entrepreneurs, to celebrate Edinburgh and Scotland as great places...
Rebecca Carr

First anniversary, £220k turnover and London Fashion Week for North East...

A North East hairdresser is celebrating success in qualifying to work at London Fashion Week as her salon reaches its first birthday milestone. Rebecca...
Joe Afif, founder & managing director of graduate recruitment jobsite Gradit

Interview : Recruitment professional matches tech graduates to jobs using algorithms

Joe Afif, founder & managing director of graduate recruitment jobsite Gradit, is a self confessed “millennial“ whose big idea was sparked while working in...

Promoted Content

Hampton Associates – 5 lessons for 2017

Every day is a school day at Hampton Associates. After an amazing (and extremely diverse) 2016, we wanted to share some of the key...
Angus Lee, Jason Moir and Andrew Smith

North-East golf networking group swings into action

A new north-east networking group has swung into action offering a unique combination of sport, socialising and business networking. The 19th Hole, founded by experienced...

Nicholson Solutions Appointed as Education Partner by Digital Marketing Institute

The Digital Marketing Institute has appointed Aberdeen company Nicholson Solutions to deliver its Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing in Scotland. The SQA accredited professional...

Interviews

Neil Logan

Interview: Neil Logan, CEO of Incremental Group

Hot on the heels of announcing that digital technology specialist Incremental Group had successfully secured £500,000 of Regional Selective Assistance (RSA) support from Scottish...
Ian Stevenson

Interview – Digital forensics specialist leading the attack against cyber crime

Ian Stevenson, CEO of Cyan Forensics, is a computer scientist by training, and has spent the last 20 years in and around startups, first...
Joe Afif, founder & managing director of graduate recruitment jobsite Gradit

Interview : Recruitment professional matches tech graduates to jobs using algorithms

Joe Afif, founder & managing director of graduate recruitment jobsite Gradit, is a self confessed “millennial“ whose big idea was sparked while working in...
SureVoIP's Managing Director Gavin Henry

Interview: Gavin Henry – A man destined to succeed

SureVoIP's Managing Director Gavin Henry is over the moon about last year's ITSPA award win for Best Business ITSP (medium enterprise), an accolade that...
Ruairidh Wynne-McHardy

Interview: The Scottish Lawyer who became a Digital Entrepreneur

Ruairidh Wynne-McHardy admits that being a qualified lawyer who is also a self-taught programmer is a strange mix but the two skills combined perfectly...

Columnists

Mark Gillanders

Mark Gillanders: “Hustle” The most important word ever in sales?

"Your talent is not enough you’ve got to put in the work" The title of this post is taken from a Gary Vaynerchuk video –...
Clare Scott

Clare Scott: Three great habits to cultivate in 2017

Apparently most of us who bothered to make New Year’s resolutions will have broken them by now. This raises a question: instead of throwing ourselves...
Julie Mitchell-Mehta

Your Inbound Marketing New Year’s Resolution

How are your resolutions going? Are you still in the gym three times a week or is the pub beginning to look more appealing?...
Mike McGrail

Mike McGrail: My Return to Marketing Consultancy – Week three

It’s fair to say I’m struggling to know how best to name these posts. I think I’ll stick with this iteration. Sorry, I digress....
Julie Mitchell-Mehta

Julie Mitchell-Mehta: Recommended Tools To Help Your Website Work Better

Is your website working? I’m sure you know that it’s live and all the buttons do what they are supposed to do. But is...
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