Big Issue Invest Power Up Scottish social ventures with £500,000 of investment - press release - Big Issue Invest

In August 2021, applications for a lending scheme offering investment and support to 12 social enterprises with £500,000 worth of investment opened for early stage social ventures across Scotland.

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... Big Issue Invest’s Power Up Scotland programme was first launched in November 2017 and has supported 19 social business to date with a total of close to £500,000. The programme is funded by partners, abrdn, University of Edinburgh, Experian, Places for People and the Scottish Government with legal support from Brodies LLP.

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