Our Emerging tier is for ambitious individuals with an entrepreneurial mindset who share an appetite for career and leadership development. By joining Entrepreneurial Scotland you can build your network, discover job opportunities, learn and surround yourself with like-minded individuals.


  • Establish your network and connect with the next generation of business leaders
  • Access to all Entrepreneurial Scotland wide events and regular partner events throughout the year
  • Dedicated monthly newsletter highlighting members news, upcoming events and development opportunities through ES and our selected partner programmes
  • Access to the Emerging members directory


  • Be inspired at our annual Entrepreneurial Scotland annual celebration dinner & awards. Exclusive opportunity for Emerging members to attend at a discounted rate
  • Meet business leaders that have been there and done it


  • Exclusive job opportunities only available to Entrepreneurial Scotland members
  • Mentor matching programme – this is what we do best connecting you with someone that inspires you and will help you to develop as an individual or as a business
  • Develop yourself through our world class Saltire Fellowship programme


From our informal local events that offer excellent networking opportunities in a relaxed environment to our Annual Celebration Dinner and Annual Conference our diverse range of events are a fantastic opportunity to meet like-minded people, talk about business and anything else that interests you. All members are encouraged to join in with our full events programme, they are a great way to connect with fellow members, solve your business challenges and be inspired by others who have done it before.

Details of all current events and online booking is available in our events section.

These popular events provide a unique opportunity to hear from a successful business leader who will share their insights into building their career and company. Recent speakers include Saltire Energy’s Mike Loggie and BrewDog’s James Watt.


These are events hosted by our partners that encourage entrepreneurialism and collaboration in Scotland and beyond.

Throughout the year, we host informal, social evenings offering an excellent networking opportunity in a relaxed environment. These events can range from curry evenings to tapas nights and are an opportunity to talk about business and anything else that interests you. All new members are encouraged to attend these events.

Member Services

Our online membership directory gives you exclusive access to details of members at the same career stage as you enabling you to connect and network wherever you’re located in the world.

Our mentoring programme matches applicants to mentors with the relevant experience to support you to accelerate your career and learn from those who have been there before.

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Our regular updates ensure our members are up to date with what’s going on in the network, sector updates and access to new events as soon as they are announced.

Eligibility Criteria and Code of Conduct

Entrepreneurial Scotland is for people who have an entrepreneurial mind-set, a commitment to share openly and honestly and to give back more widely into the ecosystem.  Members of Entrepreneurial Scotland network must agree to the principles of honesty, upholding Chatham House Rules and no selling within the network.

Our network tiers make sure you get the right membership experience wherever you are in your career or leadership journey.   The eligibility criteria for each tier is based on the business or organisation a new member is part of, whether as a leader or an employee. Membership of the network is a personal membership and is not transferable.  Our Membership Committee deals with all applications in a strictly private and confidential manner.

Our network is available to entrepreneurially minded individuals living abroad with a Scottish connection, at a discounted rate. To find out more about international membership please contact info@entrepreneurialscotand.com or call +44(0)141 444 7159.

To participate in our mentoring programme you must apply through the website.  Applications are reviewed in order to identify suitable mentors. An application does not guarantee acceptance to the programme.