For students


Accessing the right networks can help you secure funding, learning opportunities, co-founders, and business and sales opportunities. Explore some local networking opportunities here.

Entrepreneurial Society is a Facebook group created for entrepreneurial-minded Edinburgh students. Join a community of innovative people, discuss your ideas, network and stay up to date with the latest news. 

League of Entrepreneurs Edinburgh is an Edinburgh-based meetup group for aspiring and experienced entrepreneurs and investors. During the events, you can find out how to make your business successful, learn how to raise investment for your startup, listen to inspiring stories of successful entrepreneurs and network with like-minded people. 

Informatics Venturesruns an iV Speaker Series which is a networking programme featuring inspirational talks from local heroes and global success stories to raise the ambition of Scotland's entrepreneurs. 

Innovation Forum Edinburgh shares the latest events and news from the innovation industry in Edinburgh. 

Tech Meetups in Edinburgh are numerous networking groups. Explore tech groups in Edinburgh and join the discussion with like-minded people. 

The Unversity of Edinburgh Business School's Entrepreneurship Club is a community of business professionals, entrepreneurs, staff, students and researchers who are keen to meet and learn from each other. The club is open to all who are interested in entrepreneurship.  

Entrepreneurship Masterclasses and Start-Up Clinics run by the School of Physics and Astronomy link understanding in physics to the functionality of ingredients, formulations and food processes. Join our Entrepreneurship Masterclass: Building a brand, run by Lucinda Bruce-Gardyne, a board member and product director at Genius, award-winning gluten-free bread. 

The GlobalScot network offers a place for Scottish businesses, entrepreneurs and professionals to connect with some of the highly valuable connections and friends Scotland has around the world. The network welcomes business owners, entrepreneurs or professionals who are based in Scotland and are looking for business support. It is open to businesses in any sector and of any size – from startups to SMEs and large corporations