INSPIRING ENTERPRISE

Committed to unlocking and nurturing entrepreneurial talent

SO FAR WE HAVE HELPED...

53,644

Inspiring Youth

helped to explore enterprise, develop their skills and start up in business

16,168

Inspiring Women

inspired and enabled to explore and unlock their enterprise potential

RBS invests £10m to provide loans to organisations that find it difficult to access mainstream finance.

ScotEdge fund awards £852,000 to innovative Scottish start-ups.

ABOUT INSPIRING ENTERPRISE

RBS Inspiring Enterprise is our approach to building a more entrepreneurial UK. We help people explore and develop their enterprise potential. Our support is focused on young people, women and social enterprises.

“We only have the clients we have now thanks to the RBS MicroFinance Fund.”

John Charles, Founder Catering2Order

OUR COMMITMENT TO YOUTH ENTERPRISE

By the end of 2015 we will inspire and enable 100,000 young people to explore enterprise, develop their skills and start-up in business, whatever their background.

OUR COMMITMENT TO WOMEN IN ENTERPRISE

By the end of 2015, we will inspire and enable 20,000 women to explore and unlock their enterprise potential.

1058

New businesses created

Through RBS Inspiring Enterprise funding and partnership programmes

“Inspiring Enterprise funding helped us run a free coding course - Code First: Girls.”

Alice Bentinck, Entrepreneur First

INTRODUCING RBS

INSPIRING ENTERPRISE

SWEDA’s ‘Create’ programme offers training and advice to help young people put their entrepreneurial ideas into action.

OUR COMMITMENT TO SOCIAL ENTERPRISE

By the end of 2015, we will support 2,500 social enterprises, working in partnership with the sector to improve access to expertise, markets and finance.

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