Edinburgh is an incredibly entrepreneurial city with a thriving startup ecosystem! There are business competitions, events, workshops, courses, free 1-to-1 business support, incubators, co-working spaces, considerable government support, angel investors, networking groups and more.
The University of Edinburgh offers excellent support for entrepreneurship which is all free, including:
A 3,000+ member networking club, open to everyone, that discusses all things entrepreneurship. We also run two pitching competitions with cash prizes to be won at the annual Startup Festival, held in March.
The ECCI runs a range of projects and initiatives that get businesses, organisations, individuals and systems investigating new ways of working towards a low-carbon future.
The Innovation Management Service for the University of Edinburgh. With partners, they explore opportunities, build ideas and deliver results for industry and the University of Edinburgh. They do this by promoting the research, technology and facilities at the University and use their expertise to manage and develop industry partnerships.