There are many funding opportunities out there. You’ll need to build a picture of which option or options are right for you. provides information on the different ways you can fund your business or idea. Take a look at the competition pages for cash prize opportunities.  ABVentures often have an ‘Entreprenruship Fund’ so email us to ask when the next call is.

Contact Business Gateway Aberdeen for up to date funding options.

If you’d like to discuss your options in person, please arrange an appointment by emailing ABVentures

Young Company Finance (YCF) is a monthly publication which has been reporting since 1998 on all aspects of the financing of early stage high growth companies in Scotland, from start-up to maturity, flotation, or sale. Here you will find some useful information in how to get started in finding the finance for you company right through to closing the deal.

Creative Scotland funding is open to individuals, groups or organisations to apply for, supporting a wide range of activity in the arts, screen and creative industries. It’s also worth looking at their funds delivered by partners section.

Santander X runs regular funding and competition calls for start-ups and University students, graduates and staff.