Hi there!

It's that time of year when things are really moving quickly, and we have many exciting events and opportunities on the horizon. Here's a snapshot just for you:

  • Bright Red Sparks - Our #BrightRedSparks competition is in full swing. Remember to apply by midnight Friday, 28 February. That's next week! You can also book an appointment with one of our Business Advisers for feedback on your application before you submit. Book today.

  • Freelance Academy - We are pumped to meet all of our budding Edinburgh Napier freelancers at our next Freelance Academy starting this Friday, 21 February. There's still time to sign-up! Find out more here.

  • Start-up Visa Weekend - This weekend we're also excited to welcome individuals to our Start-up Visa Weekend. This is for international students looking to start an innovative, viable, and scalable business in the UK once they graduate. Book here.

  • BRT Beers - BRT Beers is on from 5:30pm this Friday, 21 February, at the Golf Tavern. We'll be joined by participants from our Start-up Visa Weekend, and the Freelance Academy, and it is sure to be a great evening! Book here, and we hope to see you there.


  • Tickets for Bright Red Sparks Awards - Join us to celebrate the brilliant entrepreneurial talent across the Edinburgh Napier community at our exciting Bright Red Sparks awards night! We'll be at The Balmoral from 6:30pm on Thursday, 9 April, and we can't wait to have a fantastic evening with you all over a three course meal, drinks, and of course, our Bright Red Sparks winner announcements. Book your tickets here.

  • Scottish EDGE Now Open - Scottish EDGE is a competition aimed at identifying and supporting Scotland's up-and-coming, innovative, high-growth potential entrepreneurial talent. EDGE16 is now open for entries. Apply by 2pm Thursday, 27 February. Learn more here.

  • OnGen make the EIE20 cohort - A huge congratulations to our BRT community members at OnGen, who are one of 50 high-growth data-driven companies that will pitch to UK and international investors at EIE20 in Edinburgh on Thursday, 23 April. Go team!

Of course, if you have any questions or any feedback for us, click here to get in touch with our team today.

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