It’s been an exciting semester over at FreshSight!

FreshSight is a student-run social enterprise that provides business consulting services to third sector and other socially and environmentally conscious organisations. As a consultancy service, they base their work around integrating passion with business advice. Their unique structure creates a mutual exchange of values between Edinburgh University students and their clients.

FreshSight empower both students and organisations by providing them with a “fresh sight” on who they are and what they can bring to the table. Projects run each semester of term for eight weeks. Students are trained at a full-day front-loading training session prior to each project, and then once a week throughout the process.


The FreshSight Team

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Business Competitions and Scholarships in November 2014

LAUNCH.ed Light BulbThis November is an exciting month when it comes to business competitions. If you want to get your business idea out there, there’s no better way to get some qualified feedback and inspiration.

But winning a competition is also a fantastic way to meet new people and do some networking, which can be a real door opener for your business.

Just grab the chance, apply and win some money that you can put into your company straight away.

We’ve put together some of the most interesting and prestigious funding opportunities in November. Some offer initial funding, which helps you kick off your business. Others, like the RSE Enterprise Fellowship, support you throughout the year and guarantee you a salary, which you can use to develop your enterprise.
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3DS Demo Night

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The ideas that have survived this far are revealed in a series of pitches and prototype demos on Sunday night to a panel of venture capitalists, angel investors and accomplished entrepreneurs. The feedback is constructive and extensive; panellists ask tough questions, identify strengths and weaknesses, and give candid advice for the road ahead.

We’d love you to join us for this Demo Session and see the amazing start-up work going on at the University of Edinburgh. #3DSEDIN

What: 3DS Demo Night
Where: Informatics Forum
When: Sunday 19th of October
Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm

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