Borders College

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Advancing Eve www.advancingeve.com

Advancing Eve is a newly formed inspirational membership group aimed at female entrepreneurs.  Offering support to women through networking meetings, training sessions, workshops to empower and support them to achieve their aspirations.   If you would like to find out more about the support available from Advancing Eve visit www.advancingeve.com

Advancing Eve and Borders College are keen to encourage attendance from our students who are looking at options for enhancing their entrepreneurial career.   Support may be available to current students wishing to attend the events. 
 
 

Business Gateway www.bgateway.com

Business Gateway has offices located throughout Scotland and work with individuals who are looking to start their own business, or develop an existing business.  All services are free with access to Adviser support as well as online workshops and a huge online information resource for new and existing businesses.

 

Converge www.convergechallenge.com

Converge is the only programme of its kind that brings together academic entrepreneurs from every university in Scotland. Our mission is to empower people to take their future into their own hands. We do this by providing intensive business training – tailored to academic entrepreneurs – a dynamic and supportive network and one to one guidance for staff, students and graduates.

 

RBS Back Her Business www.rbsbackherbusiness.co.uk

Back Her Business lets you showcase your business ideas, and gives everyone the chance to back women-led businesses through crowdfunded donations.

But backing isn’t just about funding. It’s about believing in the person behind the idea. So through Back Her Business, we support women like you with coaching, mentoring and collaboration to help you succeed.

 

Scottish Institute of Enterprise (SIE)  www.sie.ac.uk

SIE is funded by the Scottish Funding Council and Scottish Enterprise to help students in Scotland develop enterprise skills, discover their entrepreneurial talent and start up their own ventures.   Students can find out about local and national competitions,  discover enterprise events near them, contact a business advisor, and explore resources such as case studies, useful tools for developing ideas, and hundreds of avenues of support.

SIE help students in Scotland develop enterprise skills, discover their entrepreneurial talent and start up their own ventures (exact content/statement from SIE).

 

Womens Enterprise Scotland www.wes.org.uk

Womens Enterprise Scotland, is a not for profit charity with the remit to equip women-owned businesses for success, develop their talents, nurture ideas, and create networks to further boost the Scottish economy.  If you would like to find out more about the support available visit www.wes.org.uk