Theo Paphitis, entrepreneur and star of the BBC’s Dragons’ Den series, is to take to the stage at the Scottish EDGE Awards final in Edinburgh on Tuesday 3 December to share the secrets of his business success.
If you are considering applying for Scottish EDGE in Round 14, then be sure to come along to one of our workshops – kindly hosted by some of our supporting organisations in locations throughout Scotland.
MacIsaac Ltd founder, Robbie MacIsaac, who until his recent graduation was head boy at Strathallan School, fought off strong competition to emerge as the £15,000 Creative EDGE winner of Scottish EDGE Round 14 with his innovative flux blowpipe, a device which prevents moisture build-up in bagpipes and prevents the serious ‘Bagpipe Lung’ condition.
We want to share a great opportunity to power up your business. It’s called Royal Bank Entrepreneur Accelerator which provides fully-funded programmes to give businesses more power to scale and succeed.
With the impending EU exit and uncertainty of its effects on Scotland’s ability to trade on the Global Market, being able to access, make sense of and create connections to international trade is more crucial now than ever.
Two previous Scottish EDGE winners, Beauty Kitchen and Premiership Experience, have taken an equal share of a £200,000 prize fund as victors of the inaugural Winners EDGE (WEDGE), EDGE’s new follow-on funding competition supported by Scottish Enterprise.
Scottish EDGE CEO Evelyn McDonald, hosted a round table breakfast in Edinburgh, courtesy of Ivy on the Square and supported by Leopold and Frida, with 15 Scottish business leaders. The intention? To bring together a diverse group of businesswomen with the aim to identify actionable measures to address the issues that Scotland, as a nation, needs to address in order to create a #BalanceforBetter.