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Calling all developers, designers, business folks, marketers, social media strategists, students, and others enthusiasts who would like to have a ridiculously cool, meaningful, and kick-ass weekend…

Good news! It’s time Scotland got to experience the wonderful energy, magic, and startup creation that is Launch48. You’ve heard us blog about it before (here and here), and after enjoying our experience in London we are very excited the crew is crossing the border for the first time to run Launch48 Edinburgh at the end of October.

Hang on, what are we so excited about? Launch48 is an entrepreneurial event where participants have 48 hours to build and launch a web or mobile application. Attendees break into teams of 15-20 people with a mixed set of skills, and in the space of one weekend real businesses are created and launched. With teammates learning from one another, the event is open to everyone from serial entrepreneurs to young professionals to students of all subjects.

Past teams we’ve been a part of (more…)

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There’s a new society in town. Arising out of the Business School, the Strategy Society is holding its first public event this week, and they are not starting small. Bringing in the former COO of local drinks giant Scottish & Newcastle sounds like a great start to their activities, and it is open to anyone interested in soaking up some business strategy. Details below provided by David Luger, and we’ll catch up with the Strategy Society team soon for more scoop on what’s to come:

TOM WARD, FORMER COO SCOTTISH & NEWCASTLE PLC

WEDNESDAY 3rd MARCH 18:30 – 20:00 LECTURE THEATRE 1, BUSINESS SCHOOL (7 BRISTO SQ)

The Strategy Society is holding a discussion with Tom Ward about the drive of companies to internationalize their business operations. As the former COO of Scottish & Newcastle plc, Mr. Ward was witness to an era of (more…)

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