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What is it?

Scottish EDGE is a funding competition aimed at identifying and supporting Scotland’s up-and-coming, innovative, high-growth potential entrepreneurial talent. It's supported by The Royal Bank of Scotland, The Hunter Foundation and Scottish Government. 

Winners of the Scottish EDGE have access to a host of benefits that include:

  • Grant funding up to £100,000
  • Signposting to alternate funding and funders where appropriate
  • Business training, mentoring and support from a mature entrepreneur accessed through the Entrepreneurial Scotland mentoring programme
  • Enrolment into the EDGE Alumni programme where winners will get access to events, peer to peer learning and training to enhance their skills
  • Packages of support from businesses such as Harper Macleod, Johnston Carmichael and James Hallam
  • The opportunity to learn from and connect with experts from world renowned organisations such as Microsoft are also provided.

How can we help applicants? 

If you are applying to enter the Scottish EDGE, we can help you prepare. Our specialist advice service can help you prepare your application and support you with coaching to prepare your pitch, should you progress to the next stage. 

Who is eligible? 

Businesses based in the Highlands and Islands region applying to enter the Scottish EDGE competition. 

How do I access this support? 

If you are based in the Highlands and Islands region and intend to apply to the Scottish EDGE, please get in touch via our short enquiries form. 

Find out more about the Scottish EDGE

Support for Scottish EDGE applicants

If you are based in the Highlands and Islands region and would like support to enter the Scottish EDGE, complete our short enquiry form.

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