Aberdeen Standard Investments Charitable Foundation donates £7k to Edinburgh foodbank

Vulnerable people living in food poverty in Edinburgh will be dished up nutritious ingredients after a foodbank run by World Care Foundation, received £7,238 from Aberdeen Standard Investments Charitable Foundation.

Published 14 November 2019

Dundee-based Ace Aquatec Ltd receives investment from Aqua-Spark

Dundee-based innovator of aquaculture equipment, Ace Aquatec Ltd, has recently received investment from Aqua-Spark, an aquaculture investment fund.

Published 14 November 2019

BCC: Parties must reignite business confidence and investment at this election

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has said that avoiding a no-deal Brexit and delivering an urgent confidence boost through action on infrastructure, immigration, skills and business costs must be at the forefront of the next government’s agenda.

Published 14 November 2019

Codebase and Barclays bring initiative to Scotland to encourage collaborations between law firms and startups

Codebase is bringing its LawTech Bridge programme in partnership with Barclays Ventures to Scotland with a launch event in Edinburgh later this month in an attempt to bring law firms and startups together.

Published 14 November 2019

Women's Enterprise Scotland appoints first male ambassadors

Steve Dunlop, Scottish Enterprise chief executive, and David Sole OBE, managing partner at School for CEOs, have joined tech investor Mark Logan as the first male ambassadors to be part of the Women’s Enterprise Scotland male ambassador programme.

Published 14 November 2019

2020 AccelerateHER Awards target Scotland’s aspiring female entrepreneurs

Scottish female business founders are once again being offered an opportunity to raise their company’s profile and win a place on an international trade mission with the launch of the 2020 AccelerateHER Awards.

Published 14 November 2019

And finally... Google Bank

A source has told CNN Business that Google plans to offer banking services starting next year.

Published 14 November 2019

RBS £50k funding enables Glasgow brothers to open joinery superstore

Glasgow-based brothers, Chris and Barry Neilson, have opened their first business, Neilson’s Joinery Superstore, thanks to a £50,000 funding package from Royal Bank of Scotland.

Published 13 November 2019

Dundee-based Snappy Shopper receives seven-figure funding sum

Dundee-based Snappy Shopper has received a seven-figure funding boost with investment from Kelvin Capital, Mercia, the Scottish Investment Bank and the management team.

Published 13 November 2019

PwC Scotland wins Market Builder award at Social Enterprise Awards

PwC has been named among the leading supporters of social enterprises in Scotland after winning the Market Builder award at the Social Enterprise Awards Scotland last night.

Published 13 November 2019