Chamber Event details
Wednesday 1 March
Join us on 1 March when we head to Gogarburn, Edinburgh for a visit to RBS & Entrepreneurial Spark.
Entrepreneurial Spark is the world’s largest free business accelerator for early stage and growing ventures. They have developed a proprietary ‘entrepreneurial enablement’ programme that takes entrepreneurs through a cognitive and action centred development process. The Entrepreneurial Spark programme lasts for 6 months and can continue for up to 18 months. Benefits include access to a collaborative office environment suitable for building teams - their Hatchery!
This visit will take us into the Hatchery at Gogarburn, where we'll see the facilities that make such a difference to growing businesses of scale, meet with entrepreneurs and hear first hand about their experiences.
Entrepreneurial Spark provides a unique training and enablement programme focused on developing the right #GoDo mindset and behaviours needed to become a successful entrepreneur.
To date the business accelerator programme, powered by Royal Bank of Scotland Group, KPMG Enterprise, and Dell Technologies, has supported more than 1,000 startups across the UK to grow their business.
During the morning we will also hear from Steve Regis, Founder of Arx Defence, providing physical defence solutions to the maritime sector.
As an Ex Marine, Steve has had first hand knowledge of the problems sector experience and has used his expertise to create and grow a business which solves a range of these problems for some of the worlds largest shipping companies – such as BP and MGM.
Steve has been part of Entrepreneurial Spark Powered by Royal Bank of Scotland since August 2016 and is continuing his journey through 2017 with us.
His time in the hub and as part of the Entrepreneurial Spark community has allowed him to focus on and accelerated the growth of his business and allowed him to expand with ARX Technology – providing innovative maritime Security, Operations and Safety solutions.
7.15am Coffee and Registration - Dundee Technology Park (car parking available)
7.30am Bus Departs for Gogarburn prompt
8.45/9.00am Breakfast on Arrival at Gogarburn
9.15am Tour of E-Spark followed by Q&A Session
11.00am Bus Departs Gogarburn for Return Journey
Due to the nature of the event we only have a limited number of places available, please confirm your attendance early to avoid disappointment.