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Accelerating the growth of highly ambitious companies

Accelerating the growth of highly ambitious companies

Third UA Cohort Now Appointed!

Unlocking Ambition has chosen 38 co-founders to be part of Scotland’s flagship business growth and leadership programme. UA’s 3rd cohort programme provides advice and mentoring, a world-class programme of leadership development and grant funding as well as entry to an outstanding community of entrepreneurial founders.

They now join our incredible Unlocking Ambition community including; Brewgooder, Hey Girls, MyWayDigitalHealth, Phox Water, Intebloc, Future Forest Company, ProdSight, TCS Eco, Reshape Technology, Loch Electronics, Beta Bugs, Tiny Air and Carcinotech and become part of the 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.

Scotland is well positioned to be a world leader in net zero enabling solutions. Unlocking Ambition is part of that transformational change. We select and work intensively over a number of months with entrepreneurially-minded leaders who are determined to make a difference. Over 8 months, the cohort will work through our programme modules: Purpose; Leadership; Funding; International; Innovation; and Resilience.

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