Colin Robertson

Appointment of new Entrepreneurial Scotland Chair

By Rosalie Turbett

Colin Robertson, Chief Executive Officer of Alexander Dennis, will take over the role from departing Chair, Chris van der Kuyl of 4J Studios.

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Kick Off Week Reflections

By Entreprenurial Scotland

En-route to Boston after Saltire Fellowship kick off week. 

It’s been a bit of a haul to get here ( logistically, financially and emotionally); as anyone with a job, family and a host of other commitments knows, it’s not always easy to take opportunities which come your way, even if they feel too good to pass up. “Thank you” to the people who have invested in me.


Saltire Fellowship Leadership Development Programme

Scotland’s new generation of entrepreneurial leaders kick off Fellowship programme

By Tom Davie

This year’s Saltire Fellowship Leadership Development programme starts with a mix of personal development and expert insights into entrepreneurial strategy


Entrepreneurial Scotland’s Saltire Fellowship Leadership Development programme has kicked off, leading with this year’s Fellows taking part in a range of personal development and entrepreneurial challenges.

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Save the dates for 2019

By Laura Salmond

Together we are celebrating entrepreneurship, technology and innovation at two of Scotland’s premier events for 2019.

On Wednesday April 24 2019, Informatics Ventures will deliver Engage Invest Exploit (EIE) 2019 at McEwan Hall, University of Edinburgh offering another packed programme of data-driven technology company pitches, keynote speakers and networking, featuring innovative high growth companies and investors drawn from Scotland and far beyond.


An entrepreneurial mindset: leading businessman, Jim McColl, shares secrets of success

By Imogen Feenan

Ambitious Inverclyde business people keen to become more successful and competitive, can learn from one of Scotland’s most accomplished businessmen next month (August), when Entrepreneurial Scotland holds its first event in the region.

Jim McColl OBE, the chief executive of investment company Clyde Blowers Capital, which is transforming the Ferguson shipyard in Port Glasgow, will share the secrets of his success at a special evening in Greenock’s Custom House.

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Canadian companies give Scottish students a career boost

By Rosalie Turbett

Six talented students from Scotland are leaving their university desks this summer to enjoy a once in a lifetime career opportunity in Canada, with Scotland’s leading internship programme. Five Canadian companies are hosting the six lucky interns who are amongst 170 selected for Entrepreneurial Scotland’s Saltire Scholar Internship Programme, which puts gifted students on paid placements with leading organisations across the globe.


Record number of students to take part in Scotland’s leading Internship Programme


Scotland’s most talented and ambitious students are set to start a once in a lifetime placement through Entrepreneurial Scotland’s Saltire Scholar Internship Programme.

This year 170 students representing 15 Scottish universities will take part in the programme, which enables them to work with a variety of leading organisations around the globe.

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Member feature: Lord Bruce

By Imogen Feenan

When it comes to entrepreneurial spirit, Lord Bruce (Charles) can call on 1,000 years of history for inspiration.