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"The biggest value in having a peer network, like Entrepreneurial Scotland, for me is about role models. Watching and learning from those entrepreneurs who have built their businesses in Scotland and successful overcome the challenges we currently face."
Cheeky Chompers quickly established a direct retail network in the UK and a distribution network overseas. Major retailers like John Lewis, JoJo Maman Bebe, Joules, Boots and M&S are amongst their UK customers and they sell in over 30 countries.
2018 Summit Entrepreneurshuip Award Winner Derek Pierce, is one of Scotland's leading entrepreneurs. He likes to give back to Scotland by contributing to the Events Programme at Entrepreneurial Scotland.
Lucinda founded Genius in 2009 with her first ever gluten-free loaf, after failing to find good quality gluten-free and wheat-free bread suitable for her gluten intolerant son. She has won numerous awards and sells her product globally.
Our Foundation is the charitable arm through which Entrepreneurial Scotland raises funds to develop the next generation of entrepreneurial leaders. We support world-class development for high potential leaders at the early or mid-career stages through our programmes. The people we believe will be the next generation of entrepreneurial leaders and contribute to Scotland’s success.Find out more
I think we have the ingredients for something really exciting.
Skyscanner can attest that there’s every opportunity to build a global business headquartered here in Scotland
Peers can be one of the most valuable sources of information and advice when building a company. I hope that by sharing my experiences, including the challenges I’ve faced, I can help others with their own entrepreneurial ambitions.
If it wasn’t for the Entrepreneurial Scotland Fellowship programme, I would not be CEO of Celtic Renewables and to have experienced a complete step-change in my career trajectory in a totally new sector, renewable energy.