Small Business Support
Find the Right Support to Grow Your Business
By teaming up with a variety of business venues and business support services throughout Edinburgh, Interspace is able to provide unparalleled access to the full scope of support services for small businesses and start-ups within Edinburgh.
Building on the foundation of Edinburgh as a hub for small business collaboration and growth, we provide access to the means and services to develop an idea into a successful growing business.
Business Support Resources
The City of Edinburgh Council
The City of Edinburgh Council provides a wealth of support for businesses throughout the city. With their investment in Interspace they are taking SMEs, start-ups and freelance businesses to the fore of the UK’s business sector. Extensive free business advice and funding information is available.
Business Gateway is Scotland’s leading facilitator of support and services for small and start-up businesses. As a government funded initiative Business Gateway provides free, impartial advice and assistance on support services, funding opportunities, events, legal information and business account management. Business Gateway is a fantastic ongoing resource for any small or new business in Scotland.
Bright Red Triangle
As one of our stakeholder venues, the Bright Red Triangle provides an invaluable talent pool. As Napier University’s initiative, The Bright Red Triangle enables businesses to work with teams of experienced and tech savvy students. This allows small and start-up businesses with limited resources to outsource tasks to dedicated teams at reduced rates.
Cultural Enterprise Office
A robust specialist support service catering to Scotland’s creative start-ups and small businesses. The Cultural Enterprise Office can assist in developing ideas to fruition and building a profitable business.
The Creative Exchange Leith
Based in the vibrant Old Corn Exchange in Leith, the Creative Exchange provides affordable office space, comprehensive business support and a hub for collaboration and innovation.
The worlds largest Free Business Accelerator. Entrepreneurial Spark provides a full support program, business advice and assistance from a pool of over 50 specialised mentors.
Edinburgh University Business School and E-Club
Founded in 2005, the Edinburgh University’s Entrepreneurial Club brings together a consortium of students, researchers, faculty, staff and businesses interested in developing a business idea.