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First Minister announces Scottish risk capital market heading for new heights

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon today announced the findings of a report published by Scottish Enterprise, revealing that risk capital investment in Scotland was up 20% to £244m in 2014. The results represent a five-year growth of 90%, approaching the highest recorded level of £250m back in 2001.

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Scottish entrepreneurs to SCALE new heights

Ambitious entrepreneurs in Scotland are set to benefit from a new five-year international development programme, launched this week.

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Encompass Brings Visual Information Management Technology to Scotland’s Smart City

Australian firm invests in Glasgow office backed by Scottish Enterprise grant

Encompass Corporation, provider of industry-leading visual information management technology to the insolvency and restructuring sector, is to invest over £2.2 million opening a new office in Glasgow’s financial services district creating 21 new jobs. The investment is being supported by Scottish Enterprise through a Regional Selective Assistance grant worth up to £357,000.

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Exports hit £27.9 billion

Scottish Development International welcomes findings from the latest Global Connections Survey which reveal that Scottish exports have increased by 7.2% to reach a record £27.9 billion.

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385 jobs for Glasgow

First Minister Alex Salmond today (Thursday, October 23) announced 385 new jobs for Glasgow from business management company, Geniac.

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Glasgow Finance Centre for US insurance firm

FM announces Scottish Finance Centre and 67 new jobs during Scotland Week

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Up to 400 new jobs created at PRA UK in Kilmarnock

FM announces jobs and £1.2m investment as part of Scotland Week programme.

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US firm Ceridian to create 130 new jobs

First Minister announces company plans for expansion during Scotland Week.