Derek Pierce: 2018 Entrepreneur of the Year

2018 Summit Entrepreneurship Awards Winners revealed

By Laura Salmond

The winners of the inaugural Summit Entrepreneurship Awards were announced on Thursday 22 November at a stellar celebration dinner, in Glasgow's SWG3.

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Sara Cook - Fellowship Learnings And Revelations

By Tom Davie

It’s the end of our penultimate week of the Saltire Fellowship at the Boston Campus, and over the past few days it’s really hit home how much we have all learned over the short time we have spent here. Entrepreneurial thought in action, the peg on which Babson hang their award-winning hat, has become second nature to us all, without there being so much as a conscious transition.


Saltire Scholars

Applications Open for the 2019 Saltire Scholar Internship Programme

By Rosalie Turbett

Entrepreneurial Scotland is delighted to announce that applications for the 2019 Saltire Scholar Internship Programme are now open!

The Scholars Programme offers fully funded internships to penultimate year undergraduate students from Scottish universities. Saltire Scholar internships provide Scotland’s most talented individuals with the opportunity to work with leading organisations and work alongside global thought leaders, providing them with the experience required to establish their careers and create the next generation of business leaders in Scotland.


Colin Robertson

Appointment of new Entrepreneurial Scotland Chair

By Rosalie Turbett

Colin Robertson, CEO 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.


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

By Imogen Feenan

Jim McColl agrees to speak at the first Entrepreneurial Scotland event in Inverclyde

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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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