ScotSoft 2015- Global Forum, Developers Conference and Awards Dinner

Date: Thursday 17th September 2015 Location: Sheraton Grand Hotel, Edinburgh To book your ticket and dinner table now contact Karen Meechan on 01506 472200 or karen.meechan@scotlandis.com ScotSoft 2015, the premier Scottish digital technology event, bringing insight, inspiration and thought leadership for visionaries and business leaders in technology companies and end user businesses. The Global Forum is a concentrated hub of world-renowned ... Read More

Practical Tips for Developing a good Sales Process and Strategy

Date: Tuesday 1st September, 9:30am - 12:30pm (registration opens at 08:45). Location: Hillington Park Innovation Centre, Glasgow, G52 4RU Demystify the world of sales. You might be a new business owner about to embark on sales for the first time. Or maybe you are looking for some advice on how to develop your growing sales force.This practical masterclass will give ... Read More

Keeping your Business Innovative

Image courtesy of samuiblue at FreeDigitalPhotos.net Innovation is the lifeblood of any tech start-up in Scotland (or anywhere else in the world for that matter) and many people find their first innovation their most exciting.  In many ways, that’s understandable, but to have a long and successful business, it’s important to maintain innovation as part of your mindset and stick ... Read More

5 latest trends in Crowdfunding

Image courtesy of zdiviv at FreeDigitalPhotos.net Crowdfunding is quite a revolution in the financial world.  In the good old days, when entrepreneurs wanted to raise funds they had to either go to a bank, a VC or sniff out a potential investor with sufficient cash to spare.  Crowdfunding has changed this approach completely. A great way to put borrowers and ... Read More

REASONS AND BENEFITS FOR USING NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

Image courtesy of Chanpipat at FreeDigitalPhotos.net This week's blog comes from guest blogger, Mark Roger, director of Vivolution Ltd.One of the hardest decisions for any start up and entrepreneur is recognizing and accepting that they need managerial support. But determining when this is required is often a challenge and a topic of hot debate. All too often it is at ... Read More

Scotland CAN DO SCALE

Detailed information about CAN DO Scale and the application process can be found here. Boost your entrepreneurial skills and develop your innovative business idea. Do you... Have an ambitious business or business idea? Want to meet like-minded people who are looking to start an exciting business, join a founders team or scale up an existing innovation-driven business? Want to learn from ... Read More

Long Term Care Revolution Live

JOIN A DIGITAL CARE REVOLUTION NOW 1st & 2nd June 2015, RBS, Gogarburn, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH12 1HQ More information and to register now for your place at the Long Term Care Revolution live can be found here SMEs, technologists, entrepreneurs, care professionals, academics and tech sector companies are being urged to attend a unique event in Edinburgh next month to ... Read More

Scotland’s Incubation Landscape

A business incubator is commonly defined as an organisation, public or private, that is set up to accelerate the growth and success of innovative or entrepreneurial businesses. Offering support across a whole range of areas such as premises, funding, coaching and networking, more and more incubation centres are popping up across the UK. In Scotland, there are lots of organisations saying ... Read More