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Happy Global Entrepreneurship Week everybody! Yes, 15th-21st of November is Global Entrepreneurship Week – “Make a job, Don’t take a job!” As it happens, there are lots of events to celebrate 🙂

Tuesday 16th November: Launch Lab – The Future, 9am at RenRoc (89-91 Montgomery)

The Launch Lab is a weekly session geared toward anyone who owns or is starting their own business. A highly varied group of energetic, intelligent people gather to exchange ideas, share critiques and encouragement, and feed each others’ vitality. The organiser of this group has just been hired (yay!) and therefore tomorrow’s event will be networking and also discussing the future and how we can take Launch Lab further by evening/future events.

Tuesday 16th November: iTunes makes a big announcement, 3pm

Any fun guesses? … (more…)

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Did you get the invite? Students – of all Scottish unis, degree levels, disciplines, and fitness levels – have the chance to spend the summer in Bootcamp developing an awesome business or social enterprise. Hey, this summer could change your life! Get your parents off your back, stop wondering ‘what if I…’, and get your applications in by 9am FRIDAY (via www.sie.ac.uk/bootcamp) if you are interested. Details below:

This summer, do something different. All students at Scottish higher education institutions are invited to apply for a place on SIE’s Bootcamp 10, an intensive entrepreneurial training programme that gives you the unique opportunity to take your idea for a new venture from concept to creation in a summer. (more…)

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Back in June, Social Innovation Camp descended on Glasgow and about 80 people took part in 48 hours of brainstorming, designing and developing a web apps for social good. One of the 6 ideas that were worked on – FlockLocal – has recently received UnLtd funding and launched its beta site!

Just a quick recap – the idea behind FlockLocal is to allow people to create flashmobs for social good. In a nutshell, low commitment volunteering opportunities. (more…)

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