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.


Distinguished theoretical neuroscientist to speak at Entrepreneurial Scotland Conference

By Imogen Feenan

Entrepreneurial Scotland has announced that entrepreneur and renowned theoretical neuroscientist, Dr Vivienne Ming, will join the line-up for next month’s annual conference at Gleneagles.

She co-founded Socos Labs, her fifth company, an independent think tank exploring the future of human potential. Dr. Ming launched Socos Labs to combine her varied work with that of other creative experts and expand their impact on global policy issues, both inside companies and throughout our communities.

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International Women’s Day 2018 #FirstMentor

Entrepreneurial Scotland are delighted to join with the First Minister in the #FirstMentor programme in promotion of International Women’s Day 2018.

The Saltire Fellowship Class of 2017/18 Graduation

By Imogen Feenan

Many Scots will look back over the years and remember Saturday 24th February as the day on which a formidable victory was claimed in the Calcutta Cup at Murrayfield. Eighteen exceptional individuals will also remember it as the day they became a Saltire Fellow. They graduated from a rigorous six-month programme delivered in partnership with Babson College, No. 1 in entrepreneurship education, as well as the University of Strathclyde: a first for entrepreneurial education in Scotland.


Entrepreneurial Scotland launches 2018 Conference with drive for global thinking

By Imogen Feenan

A stellar line-up of international speakers will share their expertise and knowledge at the Entrepreneurial Scotland Conference on Thursday 26 April.

The theme of this year’s event at Gleneagles Hotel is ‘Global Mindset’ and focuses on the need for organisations across all sectors to look outwards and consider what Scotland can offer, and learn from, the rest of the world.

Launching this year’s conference, Chris van der Kuyl, Chair of Entrepreneurial Scotland, revealed the speakers on the day.

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Saltire Storms Stirling!

By Rosalie Turbett

On the evening of Saturday 17th February, over 200 Saltire Alumni, Charitable Trustees and supporters ascended upon Stirling Castle for a night of celebrations! Our 10th Anniversary Celebration has been a year in the planning so the organising committee were delighted that the event was a resounding success!