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BRT Bites: 29 April 2020
Want to know who won Bright Red Sparks? Keen to apply for our Summer 2020 Accelerator? Find out about our upcoming events in May, business support available to you during this uncertain time, plus three brilliant competitions that are open for applications now.
In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, we are conscious that new measures are being put in place by countries, organisations, and individuals globally. As such, we would like to update you with news regarding upcoming Bright Red Triangle activity, and how we will be taking action, and supporting our members, students, and staff as much as possible during this uncertain time. Please be sure to read all of this email.
Last chance to apply for Bright Red Sparks and have your chance to win a share of over £10,000 in prizes. Our Freelance Academy and Start-up Visa weekends are fast approaching, don't forget to book your place.
We have two special guests coming on campus for two separate 'Meet the Entrepreneur' events - Lynn Mann from Supernature Oils, and Jamie Graves from Fortinet. Following our successful 'Who am I?' workshops, our Business Adviser, Pete McLean, will be running another at Sighthill campus.
Our next BRT Beers is coming up quickly! Our website has been updated with a fresh look. Get tips and tricks on how to make a sale from our Incubator Manager, Pete McLean. Thinking of some business photography? Our latest guest blog by Anna Moffat provides some brilliant tips. Get some social media marketing inspiration for your business with an update from Cilla, our Business Engagement & Communications Manager. Plus, more!
The next BRT beers social is in the words, our friends at GearedApp are hiring, Wendy Wu shares her top tips of applying for a Tier 1 start-up visa, and the application deadline for the Social Enterprise Awards Scotland is fast approaching.
Our first ever BRT beers event will be held on 28 June for the BRT community to relax and socialise in an informal setting. Our BRT Accelerator programme kicks off tomorrow and we can't wait! Three of our awesome BRT community members pitched at Converge Challenge. Plus, more!
Find out what top skill you need to be successful in our latest blog post by Pete McLean. Edinburgh Napier students apply to volunteer at Turing Fest. The Future Business Forum by FutureX comes to Edinburgh on the 17 September 2019. Keep reading to find out more.
Applications are open for our BRT Accelerator programme. Take a look at recent interviews with two of our Bright Red Sparks awards winners, Maximilian Brooks and Isabel Dosser. Applications are open for the Climate-KIC Accelerator. Plus, Edinburgh Napier's Degree Show launches this evening!
Applications close tomorrow for our BRT Accelerator. Apply for the FT Talent Challenge 2019 & Social Enterprise Awards Scotland. Check out our latest interview with Bright Red Sparks awards winner, Geraint Florida-James. Congratulations to our 3 BRT members who made the Converge 2019 shortlist!
Tickets are now live for the Bright Red Sparks awards ceremony! The Converge Challenge 2019 has launched. Our Freelance workshop was such a hit, we've added another date to the diary. Find out what happened at the APE International Bootcamp in Munich, plus more!
The deadline to enter our Bright Red Sparks competition is coming up quickly. You've got to be in it to win it! Interested in becoming a B Corp? Attend a masterclass on using the B Impact Assessment tool. Loads of events, news, and more.
Entries for Bright Red Sparks close 5pm Friday, 1 March 2019. Fancy a trip to Germany to learn more about entrepreneurship? If so, Edinburgh Napier's International Entrepreneurship Exchange is for you! Find out upcoming events, and more!
Learn about our BRT community member, Patryk Zak, and his business Bonobo Third Sector Consulting. We are holding information sessions for everyone thinking about applying to our Bright Red Sparks competition, come along and find out what you need to do to win. Submit your business idea to SIE's Fresh Ideas competition, plus more!