An Enterprise Campus Update

For the past three years Enterprise Campus has helped postgraduates across Scotland to realise their entrepreneurial potential. Its three hub universities (Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Strathclyde) have worked closely with 17 partner universities to support over 1800 entrepreneurial students, ultimately leading to the formation of 82 new high-growth businesses in Scotland. You can read about some… Read more »

Entrepreneurial Masterclasses

  IP, crowdfunding, contracts, brand development, building a team and funding – things that every entrepreneur should know about – and that’s why legal experts Harper Macleod are holding a series of business law masterclasses between March and June. If any of the workshops below are of interest, please click here to book your free… Read more »

3DS is back!!

And we’ve got five spaces for Enterprise Campus clients. So… 3DS is a three-day learning-by-doing campus workshop that teaches entrepreneurial skills to university students in an extreme hands-on environment.  And this March it’s coming back to Edinburgh. WHAT HAPPENS AT A 3DS PROGRAM? DAY 1: 16:45 – 21:30 PARTICIPANTS ARRIVE – WITH OR WITHOUT STARTUP… Read more »

Eliminate your fear of accounting!

Free online course starting soon – register today Balance sheets, accounting and math. All pretty harmless, but still they’re words that tend to strike fear into most of us.  Unfortunately, if you’re running your own business, you really should have an understanding of these and you can’t just run and hide! But worry not, because… Read more »

Legal@

INTRODUCING ENTERPRISE CAMPUS’ NEW LEGAL HELPLINE We know that you don’t always have time to take a few hours out your day for a “quick” meeting, so that’s why we’re introducing our advice helplines. To kick start this idea, we’ve teamed up with law firm Harper Macleod, and introduced our new Legal@ service, which means… Read more »

SICSA DEMOfest 2016: FREE Registration extended

REGISTER HERE FOR FREE BEFORE 4th NOVEMBER Organisers have extended the deadline so there is still time to register for DEMOfest 2016! The event will be bigger and better than ever this year, taking place at the University of Strathclyde’s Technology and Innovation Centre on Friday 11th November 2016, from 4-7pm. Why Attend? DEMOfest creates an… Read more »

Converge Challenge WINNERS 2016

Congratulations to all of the Converge Challenge 2016 finalists and winners! Last night we saw £150,000 awarded to Scotland’s next generation of entrepreneurs from a great range of Scotland’s universities. The talent from all across Scotland was amazing and a real treat to be in the same room as! Congratulations to all of the winners… Read more »

How to: validate a business idea using Google Trends

Got a business idea niggling away in your head and want to know whether it has legs? Try using this tool. Google Trends tracks what terms people are searching for and translates this into trends from 2004 onwards. You can refine it by time, period and location and see the popularity of people searching for… Read more »

Climate Launch Pad – Scotland’s top 3 go to Estonia!

Today we had the pleasure of attending the ClimateLaunchPad Scotland Celebration. ClimateLaunchpad has selected three winners to represent Scotland at their global final in Tallinn, Estonia later this year. This followed a European record-breaking 59 applications to the Scottish stage of the competition; the selection of 16 startups proceeding to the bootcamp stage; and an… Read more »

It’s back…

…registration now open for SICSA DEMOfest 2016 Taking place in Glasgow on Friday 11th November 2016, from 4-7pm, the annual showcase for Scottish Computer Science Research will be bigger and better than ever this year, and you can register for free here. Creating an environment for businesses of all sizes to interact with Scottish researchers in… Read more »