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All the latest news about Firstport and the social entrepreneurs we support.

The latest LaunchMe participants have been announced.

Seven social enterprises from across the country have been announced as the latest participants in LaunchMe, Scotland’s social enterprise accelerator.

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Firstport appoints its first Head of Group Investment Programmes

Daisy Ford-Downes will join the Firstport team later this month.

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Diversity and Superpower

Diversity & Inclusion

Our learnings from implementing a data-led approach to diversity and inclusion

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Meet the Social Innovation Competition 2021 winners

, Social Innovation Competition

The winners of the Social Innovation Competition have been releaved!

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Third Sector Growth Fund

The Scottish Government have announced a £30million fund to help social enterprises and charities access loans to recover and grow.

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Firstport becomes an accredited Investor in Diversity!

One more step in our Diversity and Inclusion journey.

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Make small changes to be more environmentally friendly

Circular Economy

As Veganuary comes to an end, here are four key tips to help you stay environmentally friendly.

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Innovation from Scotland’s University Entrepreneurs will help reshape post pandemic world.

Against the backdrop of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, Converge, the largest company creation programme for Scotland’s Higher Education Sector, has launched its 2021 quest to find the country’s most dynamic and creative thinkers – individuals who are developing ideas with the potential to be transformed into sustainable businesses.

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Art for community’s sake

Karlyn Marshall, founder of Helensburgh Art Hub, is one of nine social entrepreneurs from across Scotland to secure a share of £225,000 from social enterprise start-up agency Firstport.

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