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SPONSORED: Appetite for Disruption: Design-led innovation a gamechanger for Scotland’s digital economy
We live in an age of disruption. Our daily lives are being transformed through the application of robotics, artificial intelligence, nanotechnology, 3D printing and the internet of things.
Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) and Business Gateway have appointed Aberdeen-based business support organisation Elevator to run the first, fully funded business accelerator in Moray.
Aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners across Moray are being invited to apply for a new 13-week training programme designed to fast-track their growth and success.
A new business accelerator is being launched this week to help drive a digital revolution in the north-east economy.
Fewer business are being created in Aberdeen than any other city in the UK, a new report has revealed.
Business Gateway has a whole host of support available to guide you through your entrepreneurial journey
Elevator, a social enterprise which supports start-ups across Scotland through its delivery of Business Gateway and a range of other programmes to inspire entrepreneurs, spoke to two of its Business Gateway Growth Advisers for their top tips for growing your business.
It's a situation that will be familiar to any entrepreneur – you wake up in the middle of the night with a great idea to start or grow your business. You scramble around for a pen and a scrap of paper to scribble down your idea and then you sink back into sleep again, with a satisfied smile on your face.
Gary McEwan: ‘We have great strength in uncovering best ideas, creative innovations and technological advancements’
Gary McEwan is chief executive of Elevator
A total of 27 north-east contenders, ranging from dog walkers and hairdressers to energy service firms, are vying for honours in the 2018 Elevator Awards.
As another year draws to a close it is only natural that people reflect on how 2017 has been.
Social enterprise Elevator is to launch a season of new events and activities for budding entrepreneurs to find potential business partners.
Tickets for the inaugural Pride of Inverurie Awards go on sale today.
A leading bank says more needs to be done to translate youthful enthusiasm into entrepreneurship across Scotland.
Two Aberdeen entrepreneurial start-ups were given the royal seal of approval yesterday following a competitive pitch in front of the Duke of York.
The seventh annual North East Business Week (NEBW) 2017 has fired the starting gun on a range of events taking place next week.
Elevator, the Aberdeen-based social enterprise supporting start-ups and early stage companies throughout Scotland, is to deliver Business Gateway services in Aberdeen city and shire for at least another three years and possibly five.
An Aberdeenshire couple have developed an online “local marketplace” to make it easier to buy groceries frombutchers, fishmongers, grocery producers and suppliers in the north-east.
Up to 700 people attended a conference aimed at aspiring entrepreneurs, business owners and future leaders in Aberdeen yesterday.
Small and medium sized businesses in the north-east will benefit from only 1% of a £25million European funding pot after local authorities did not apply to get the cash.
A programme designed to help north-east entrepreneurs fast-track the growth of their businesses has announced two strategic partnerships to support company start-ups.
North East Scotland College (NESCol) has been crowned as Scotland’s entrepreneurial further education college of the year.
An enterprising young Aberdonian aims to cash in on the modern-day phenomenon of “selfie” photographs after inventing a device which can make the job easier.
An Aberdeen tech start-up is set to carry out its first official pilot this summer as it seeks investment at the end of this year.
An Aberdeen public relations agency has won £350,000 in new contracts in recent months including work from the state-owned oil company of Bahrain.
Entrepreneurs from 30 of Scotland’s most innovative businesses have been shortlisted for the Scotland final of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016 Awards.
A week long event showcasing the entrepreneurial strengths of the north-east region kicks off today and features a global expert in how technology is upending traditional business models.
A week long event showcasing the entrepreneurial strengths in the north-east kicks off on Monday.
The business support organisation behind an innovative centre for entrepreneurship in Aberdeen aims to replicate the success in Dundee.
A leading business support organisation said yesterday an all-time high for start-ups across Aberdeen city and shire highlighted the region’s robust economy and entrepreneurial spirit.
An entrepreneurial support agency yesterday welcomed a record number of visitors to its fifth annual conference in the north-east.
Scottish enterprise support company Elevator has invited budding entrepreneurs to apply for a place on its second business “accelerator” programme.