Startup

How to run a successful crowdfunding workshop - Edinburgh 11th October

Crowdfund 360 is running a workshop in Edinburgh at the Melting Pot, 5 Rose Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PR on Thursday, 11th October from 10:00 to 16:30. Crowdfunding could be your answer if you: Want to increase your funding Are looking for extra customers Want to expand your business Have an amazing new idea you wan to get off the ground You need finance to get going

Applications are open for the 2018 GovStart programme

GovStart is a 6-month growth programme to help startup companies work with the public sector. It recognises that startups are building exciting and transformative technology which can make a huge difference to central government services. Startups and many other small businesses struggle to do

Silver Fin office space up for grabs in new competition for start-ups

A new competition to win six months’ free office space at Aberdeen’s prestigious Silver Fin Building is giving entrants the chance to get their business off to a flying start. The #StartMeUp Pitch, organised by serviced office provider Orega, invites start-up businesses and entrepreneurs to write a

Elevator's Founder Fusion season: Events from October to December 2017

Find out about the Elevator events taking place as part of the Founder Fusion Season from October and December to help Founders to connect and collaborate. Join us at a Founder Fusion event this month and begin the process of co-founder discovery. Would your business reach new heights if it was

Startup Europe comes to Universities 23rd to 29th October

During the week of 23rd to 29th of October 2017, celebrate the second edition of SEC2U with universities near you. With approximately 3000 people expected in attendance across Europe, this is a time to showcase the work of universities in the entrepreneurship area, build bridges between university

Aberdeen’s newest business centre opens its doors to local start-ups

A collaborative effort between Balmoral Group and Elevator has resulted in one of the most modern business centres in the North-east preparing to open its doors to new and developing business start-ups. The @balmoralHUB, situated at Balmoral Business Park on the south side of Aberdeen, is a purpose

New Business Accelerator for Startups in Dundee!

Remember, from little Acorns... mighty Oaks grow! Applications are now open for a new Business Accelerator that will help start-up businesses in the Tayside area. Acorn Enterprise is looking to increase the impact of its activities by branching out to a new location in Dundee city-centre, starting

Why do Start-Ups go Bust? by Keith Wilson

There are a myriad of straws that can break fledgling business’s backs but most usually boil down to time and money or more specifically timing and lack of money. Compounding issues of gaps in the management’s business skill set often also add to a devil’s brew. You can also find out more about

Klik2learn, a UK start-up begins anti-poverty journey with crowdfunding bid

Mobile phones can bring literacy and numeracy to millions in developing countries Klik2learn, a Glasgow based start-up is pioneering technology that, it claims, can help to fight poverty in developing countries by allowing millions of people to learn to read and write in English using their mobile

StartEDIN

StartEDIN is an initiative inclusive to Edinburgh that is focused on promoting the city’s thriving tech scene. StartEDIN aims to share both nationally and internationally the opportunities available in Edinburgh whilst educating people on the resources and support available for individuals looking