Elevator

www.elevatoruk.com

Making It Happen

BACKGROUND

Elevator, works across Scotland to help facilitate the start-up and growth of new and existing businesses.  

Delivering Business Gateway, Elevator currently engages with 2,500 start-up businesses and assists around 1,000 organisations to growth annually with advisory support.   

With the launch of its Centre for Entrepreneurship, Elevator aims to support an additional 200 start-ups per year through stimulating interests in launching and growing businesses, as well as welcoming global talent onto the Elevator Programme accelerating businesses.  

Elevator supports the entrepreneurs, business leaders and employees of today and tomorrow by providing expert business advice, teaching entrepreneurship and enterprising behaviour.

 

KEY FACTS

  • Elevator launched a world class Centre for Entrepreneurship in Aberdeen in 2014 and in 2016 will launch a second Centre of this kind in Dundee.
  • Elevator’s motto and most used hashtag is #MakingItHappen
  • Elevator hosts a free Conference each year to inspire future and current entrepreneurs, in 2015 – 1,000 people attended this conference.
  • Our CEO, is an Honorary Professor for Entrepreneurship at the University of Dundee.
  • Elevator does a wealth of employability work getting young people ready to apply for jobs and present themselves in the best way possible – as well as their work in Entrepreneurship.
  • Elevator runs a business Accelerator Programme for ambitious entrepreneurs who want to launch a market dominant business or pitch for investment. 

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