Applications open for next round of Scottish EDGE
Scottish fashion and textile businesses can apply to the latest round of Scottish EDGE, a competition aimed at identifying and supporting Scotland’s up-and-coming, innovative, high-growth entrepreneurial talent.
A live pitching final and awards ceremony will follow later in the year with up to 41 businesses expected to receive awards ranging from £10,000 to £100,000.
Scottish EDGE consists of three competition categories:
- Scottish EDGE (For companies of all sectors and stages offering funding of up to £100,000 on a split grant/ loan basis)
- Young EDGE (For companies where all directors are under the age of 30 offering a grant only award of up to £15,000)
- Wild Card EDGE (For pre-trading companies, sole-traders and partnerships, offering a grant only award of up to £15,000)
There are also special awards within the Scottish EDGE category for a creative business, (Creative EDGE), a social enterprise, (Social Enterprise EDGE), a circular focused business, (Circular Economy EDGE) and a commercial product-based business, (STV Growth EDGE).
The deadline for applications is 10th August.