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Hunter Foundation offers digital scale-up support

Sir Tom Hunter: scale ups move the economic dial (pic: Terry Murden)

An online version of the Scale Up Scotland programme run by the Hunter Foundation will be offered to Scottish entrepreneurs as follow-up action to the recommendations in a recently-commissioned report.

Scale Up Scotland Digital complements the existing in-person programme and supports the findings of the report published by Oxford Economics.

It indicated a need for radical change to significantly boost Scotland’s economic growth, including fostering more scale-ups. 

Each module in the new programme has been created by either a business leader who can share their expertise and experience, or an academic with a wealth of knowledge on the subject.  

Completely free of charge, Scale Up Scotland Digital also offers entrepreneurs the chance to learn from their peers.

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Delivered by The Hunter Foundation, Scale Up Scotland Digital is part-funded by the Scottish Government via Scottish Enterprise. 

Business leaders who have contributed their knowledge and experiences include: Andrew Veitch (Machine Labs); Gavin Quirk (Netflix); Chris Wilson (Opto Advisory); Gordon Cooper (VisionWare); and Helen Potter (Eureka!Europe). More will be added as the platform grows.

Professor Ignacio Canales (University of Aberdeen Business School), and high-profile business advisers such as Bob Keiller are also offering their support.

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