Media coverage

For media enquiries, please contact the Firstport communications team Jess Gray or Maria Ashley on 0131 558 2724. Alternatively email or 

The Firstport team can provide comments on the following topics: support for social entrepreneurs, social investment for start-up social enterprises, social enterprise replication, social enterprise in Scotland.

Below is a selection of coverage from 2018:

Social start-up accelerator speeds to £1m funding mark
The Scotsman, 9 August 2018

Paisley entrepreneur becomes youngest recipient of social enterprise fund
Scottish Business News Network, 20 July 2018

Budding entrepreneurs come together in new Girvan project
Ayr Advertiser, 12 July 2018

The radical new way of living that's taking root in Glasgow
The Herald, 7 July 2018

Business leaders appointed to the board of social enterprise start-up agency
BQ Live, 27 June 2018

Girvan market boost
Carrick Herald, 13 May 2018

New funding for ladies' football in Lanark
Carluke Gazette, 06 April 2018

Scottish social enterprise The Workshop in Aberfeldy wins £128,000 of funding
The Herald, 23 March 2018

Women at the forefront of social enterprise
Third Force News, 08 March 2018

Tap into our ecosystem of business support
Third Force News, 21 February 2018

New plans for Girvan?
Carrick Herald, 27 January 2018