Strathclyde Inspire

We're sure to have some exciting events for you to choose from, depending on the time of year. Our workshops are predominantly delivered by tapping into the skills and expertise of our Inspire Supporters community. We focus on key business areas to provide skills and tools needed to put our Inspire entrepreneurs in the best position to launch a successful, scalable business. 

Some events are open to all, and some are for entrepreneurs actively engaged in the Strathclyde Inspire network. If you can't find what you're looking for, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

Open to all events

These events are open to all Strathclyde students, staff and alumni, and sometimes those within the wider entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Inspire entrepreneur events

Please note, these events are invite only, and you must be a registered member of the Inspire Community and actively working on your business idea with a member of the team to attend. If you have any queries, please get in touch with us at

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    Strathclyde Inspire Accelerator Monthly Meeting

    Alister Minty of Neuehansa Ltd will be delivering a session on Sales Planning. This interactive workshop will show you how to assemble your first Sales Plan, founded on what and who you know are going to be your first customers, and how to profile your prospective future customers and estimate what proportion will buy within that period.
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    Founder Focus: Investment

    An opportunity for founders to gain insight into what investors look for, when they want to invest in a company and how you can prepare your business to meet their requirements. The session will be run by Inspire Supporter, Andrew Sloane, Investment Director at Legal & General Capital, co-founder of Accelerated Digital Ventures. Round table followed by 1:1 sessions. Invite only.
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    Founder Focus: Legals

    An opportunity to gain insight on the legal aspects of a typical start-up journey, from incorporation to exit, with expert Niall Mackle, Associate lawyer in Burges Salmon's corporate finance team. Niall has vast experience of the Scottish start-up ecosystem and in advising companies through the whole start-up life cycle. Round table followed by 1:1 sessions. Invite only.
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    Founder Focus: Intellectual Property

    We know that IP can be a difficult part of your growth strategy, but when managed properly, it can completely transform the success of your business. This upskill session hosted by Donald Lawrie, Lawrie IP, is an opportunity for founders to gain insight into IP (and trademarks); understanding and identifying what is the right fit for you to ensure your business can reach its full potential.