Large increase in projects looking to tackle the climate emergency Technology and Engineering, Life Sciences and the Creative Industries most represented sectors Claudia Cavalluzzo and Adam Kosterka from Converge Semi-finalists now chase a place in the KickStart Awards final with a prize package of £15,000 to accelerate the commercialisation of their ideas A biodegradable coffee [...]
By Nick Fannin, Head of Bright Red Triangle I have just spent an incredible week attending the Santander Universities Academic Entrepreneurs programme at Babson College in Boston. Babson College is regarded as the global leader in entrepreneurship education and so I felt very lucky to be one of 7 UK enterprise educators to be selected [...]
This week is Global Entrepreneurship Week and we are encouraging everybody to shift their mindset and start entrepreneuring! There are various events on around Edinburgh and beyond. Here are a few things that you might want to investigate... Tip 1 - Get in the game! To be an entrepreneur you need to act! Be curious, [...]
Applications for the second round of Resident Entrepreneurs are open now. If you are an individual or small team working in Edinburgh/South East Scotland that would like to develop an innovative creative product or service using data or data-driven technologies, you can apply for funding of up to £12,000 to support your work. Successful applicants [...]
By Wendy Wu, BRT Business Adviser. The most successful Entrepreneurs are driven by passion. Passion is grown out of purpose. Finding that sense of meaning can be a challenging journey for everyone.  To support students to unlock their inner calling, Dr. Hock Tan, lecturer in Business Ethics and Sustainable Development/Business Strategy, has introduced a model [...]

Our first Freelance Academy programme finished up on Friday evening. Find out what happened throughout the programme, and keep an eye out for details on our next one early in 2020.

As part of our Meet the Entrepreneur event series, last Thursday we were thrilled to hear the extremely inspirational story of a real-world entrepreneur from the one and only Jamie Graves, founder of ZoneFox and now VP of Security Analytics at Fortinet. Jamie told our captivated audience exactly how it was. He shared the ups [...]
For the first of our Meet the Entrepreneur events, last Tuesday Lynn Mann joined us at Edinburgh Napier University’s Craiglockhart campus to inspire our innovative and enterprising community. Meet Lynn Lynn Mann founded Supernature Oils, the multi-award winning cold pressed rapeseed oil business, alongside her husband Chris in 2011 on the Midlothian farm which has [...]
By Vladimir Ivanov, BRT Coordinator On Saturday the 21 of September, Pete, myself and Shannon from echo shoppe had the opportunity to attend the launch event of YES – Young Enterprise Scotland. Young Enterprise Scotland is an organisation that has been running for a number of years. Its aim is to inspire entrepreneurship in younger [...]
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