The Herald Scotland- Accolade for Mo’s founder

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“THE founder of Mo’s Cookie Dough has been named as a finalist in the Association of Scottish Business Women Awards. Morag Pavich, whose product is listed by retailers such as Wholefoods, Dobbies, Ocado and Booths, has been shortlisted after winning a £50,000 grant at the Scottish EDGE Awards in June.”   Original article taken from…

Flexiworkforce- Putting Flex in the Workforce Since September 2013

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Flexiworkforce has come a long way since CEO and founder Tracey Eker entered the Glasgow ESpark Hatchery eleven months ago. A year ago Tracey was upcycling junk furniture and looking for part-time work. Now, she has hired her first full-time employee, gained several high-profile partners and has recently received significant investment from Kelvin Capital. Flexiworkforce…

60 Seconds with… Jim Duffy in The Fife Business Journal

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“The man behind Scotland’s most successful business accelerator Jim Duffy is CEO of Entrepreneurial Spark – affectionately dubbed E-Spark by anyone who’s familiar with the Scottish business accelerator which works across Edinburgh, Glasgow and Ayrshire and has an impressive support network of philanthropists including Sir William Haughey OBE, Sir Tom Hunter and Ann Gloag OBE…

Crowdfunding Kickstarts Investment for Plan Bee

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Entrepreneurial Spark chiclet Plan Bee used crowdfunding as an innovative way of securing investment for their business. Read about how successful their campaign was and what else it has led to on the Herald Scotland website. ‘Founder Warren Bader said: “In many ways we’ve been a test case, and I hope we’ve paved the way…

Hatchery Hits The Street- June 2014

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Friday the 27th of June saw our 6th Hatchery Hits The Street event at the Thistle Hotel in Glasgow, a night of awards, networking and to celebrate the progress of Scottish based entrepreneurs. The 18 pitchers were to a World Class standard making the judges, Ann Gloag OBE, Ian Cowie RBS, Angela Constance MSP and Martin…

Do you have what it takes to be part of the ESpark Team! We’re Hiring!

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Job description and how to apply   Title: Business Start-up Enabler Reports to: CEO Based: Glasgow Hours: 40+ hours Salary: £38k + performance related bonuses Job Purpose:                      To support, develop and challenge businesses within the Entrepreneurial Spark Accelerator Job description: Working closely with around 30 entrepreneurial start-up companies (0-5 years of trading) from all…

Trans World Soccer featured in The Herald Scotland

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“AN ambitious business which organises football tours for children is expecting to double turnover by opening an office in the Middle East. Trans World Soccer arranges trips which let youngsters go to stadiums, train and play at world class facilities, travel on team buses and watch matches in the English Premier League. It works with…