Learn with Lern pt.1

Learn with Lern pt.1

Posted by Lauren Moore on

To everyone that thinks this Is a gardening blog full of wisdom and inspiration, you’re in the wrong place. I am sorry. This blog will make you shake your head in disappointment because, to be quite honest with you, I have absolutely no idea what I’m doing and haven’t got the first clue about how to garden. So, to all the passionate gardeners out there, I am truly, truly sorry. Now, you would think being a farmer’s daughter who grew up on a farm that helped vegetables, cereals and many little animals to grow, I would have a slight inkling...

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Reflecting on the 'life' challenges along the way

Reflecting on the 'life' challenges along the way

    There's a lot of support and encouragement to start a business, but the reality of how that is done financially is often a key concern for many would be young entrepreneurs. It’s possibly the most terrifying bit and although it may seem an easier risk when you’re younger and have less responsibilities, it’s still a pretty terrifying one. When you decide to stop on that route to sound, secure employment that you’ve spent that last 5 years studying at university for, while all your friends continue down that path and begin the process of buying flats, getting married,...

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The next chapter...

The next chapter...

Posted by Paul Rafferty on
We've been brainstorming, and analysing and finding solutions to the queries on our first product.
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The Entrepreneuring Awards

The Entrepreneuring Awards

On Friday 9th January 2015, Entrepreneurial Spark hosted its end of accelerator dinner and awards ceremony at The Thistle Hotel in Glasgow. The night started at 6.30pm with a 600 guests in attendance including, The First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, and some of Scotland’s most successful entrepreneurs including Sir Tom Hunter, Ann Gloag and Lord Willie Haughey. Recoil had the pleasure of taking part in the nights 1 minute pitching competition. Twelve hatchery chicklets (4 from each hatchery) took to the stage and competed with the chance of winning a £2,000 prize. I arrived at The Thistle Hotel in Glasgow at around...

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The India Trade Mission

The India Trade Mission

On the 4th October 2014 I headed out to India on a trade mission organised by Scottish Development International. The main focus for us on this mission was to identify potential distribution and manufacturing or licensing partners abroad who could work with us to set up a hub to access markets in Asia and Australia for our protective knee pad product. During the mission I spent time in Bangalore, Hyderabad and Delhi, visiting a number of manufacturers and distributors and attending numerous networking events to grown our name and brand. The first stop on the mission was Bangalore in the South...

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