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Accelerating the growth of highly ambitious companies

Accelerating the growth of highly ambitious companies

Applications to UA3 are now CLOSED. Good luck to all who applied

Unlocking Ambition – Round 3 (UA3) will select up to 40 company founders to be part of Scotland’s flagship business growth and leadership programme. UA3 provides advice and mentoring, a world-class programme of leadership development and grant funding.

We are looking for our next cohort of ambitious, innovative entrepreneurs who can create good, green jobs and join our incredible UA community to join exceptional Scottish companies like; Brewgooder, Hey Girls, MyWayDigitalHealth, Phox Water, Intebloc, Libereat, Future Forest Company, ProdSight, TCS Eco, Reshape Technology, Loch Electronics, Beta Bugs, Tiny Air and Carcinotech and become part of a new wave of purpose-driven founders, committed to Scotland’s journey to a healthier, greener economy.

About the Challenge

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The prestigious Unlocking Ambition Challenge is a flagship entrepreneurial development fund, initiated by the First Minister for Scotland and delivered by Scottish Enterprise that supports highly ambitious entrepreneurs from across Scotland, chosen for their individual potential, the quality of their ideas and the contribution they can make to the environment, the economy and wider society.

Up to 40 entrepreneurial leaders selected to be part of the third Unlocking Ambition cohort will receive wrap-around support from Scottish Enterprise and our partners. Each company will have access to the Unlocking Ambition Development Fund, business advice support and an 8-month programme of world-class executive education.

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Unlocking Ambition is supported by a number of partners from the Scottish Entrepreneurial Support Ecosystem and Can Do Forum, including: