The Hunter Foundation (THF) is a venture philanthropy that invests in enterprise and educational initiatives aimed largely at children.
Entrepreneurial Exchange helps isolated entrepreneurs to network with other like-minded people, to share experiences and the challenges of business. Has a broad membership, including most of Scotland's recent successful wealth creators.
The Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship is proud to administer the Young Exnterprise Scotland exam. For further details on YES please visit http://www.yes.org.uk or to find out more about the YES examination please visit Young Enterprise
Strathclyde Entrepreneurial Network (SEN) supports students and graduates of the University in both business creation & growth and product development, and works with a range of partners to develop entrepreneurs.
A standalone private limited company which has four major and prestigious shareholders - Gresham House plc, Lloyds TSB, Scottish Enterprise and, as the name suggests, Strathclyde University
The Universities of Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Strathclyde participate in the Scottish Programme For Entrepreneurship which is jointly funded by the Scottish Government and the Hunter Foundation. It will cost £2.65 million over the next three years.
The programme aims to:
- recruit world class professors to chairs in entrepreneurship
- develop entrepreneurship education at undergraduate level
- support entrepreneurial education in colleges and in teacher training
- develop a one year master's programme in entrepreneurship
- run a coordinated programme of research into enterprise and entrepreneurship
An independent charitable organisation, it represents a new vision for Scotland, providing invaluable opportunities through experience, learning and business networking. Through two main programmes:
Internship Programme offers Scotland’s talented students the chance to experience life in some of the world’s top companies. By broadening horizons and opening doors, the aim is to encourage candidates to develop their confidence, skills and capacity to succeed. It will equip participating students with a positive, can-do attitude and an enterprising outlook.
Fellowship Programme, will generate a pipeline of confident, entrepreneurial-driven executives, ready to enhance Scotland’s commercial performance. The 12-month, full-time programme combines academic study with experiential learning –fast-tracking the careers of our most talented and aspiring business leaders.
The Saltire Foundation are co-located with the Hunter Centre at Level 7 Strathclyde Business School.
For further information please see the Saltire Foundation website
The Hunter Centre are proud to host the Forum for Family Business Advisers (FFBA), which aims to provide access to the latest thinking on family entrepreneurship and networking opportunities.
The forum is supported by Law Society for Scotland, Entrepreneurial Exchange, Family Business Solutions, Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), Scottish Family Business Association and ACCA Scotland.
If you are interested in finding out more about the forum please email firstname.lastname@example.org