Media coverage

For media enquiries, please contact the Firstport communications team Jess Gray or Carol Stewart 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

Media Archive:

Search is on for Rothesay's 'Vital Spark'
The Buteman, 24 September

Awards celebrate very best work in the public and voluntary sectors
The Herald, 15 September

Babes in the Wood support troubled mums
Glasgow Evening Times, 14 September

Business Angel Deal Struck to Develop Courier Company That Employs the Disabled
The National, 31 August

Pioneer of Angel Investment Backs Social Enterprise
The Herald, 29 August

Budding Entrepreneurs Sought for Competition
Clydebank Post, 14 August

Search begins for teams, schemes and individuals who help the Vulnerable
The Herald, 14 August

Firstport Launches Social Enterprise Support Programme
Business Quarter, 21 July

Future Soccer Stars: A Social Enterprise Being Football to All
Business Quarter, 14 July 

Community Bakery Has Recipe For Success
The National, 02 July

Alyth group hopes hostels breathe new life into communities
The Courier, 05 June

Five-figure award moves Angus Cycling Up a Gear
Dundee Courier, 02 June

Buth Bhairraigh Business Boost
Island News and Advertiser, 28 May

The Magnificent Seven:Up and Coming Social Enterprises
Third Force News, 28 May

Angus Cycle Hub jumps into gear with £15k award
Brechan Advertiser, 27 May 

Scotland's small business community 'has gone from strength to strength' in past six years
The National, 12 May

A new kind of social awareness
Herald Supplement, 01 May

The rise of Scottish social enterprise
The Scotsman, 28 April

Curriculum vitae - Martin Dorchester
The Herald, 25 April

Insider special report: Rising stars 2015
Daily Record, 10 April

Leadership: a trial of attitudes and actions
Pioneers Post, 7 April

Social ventures get £200,000 funding boost
The Scotsman, 26 March

£80,000 to benefit business
Evening Times, 23 March

Interview with Soul Soup
West FM Radio, 23 March

Much Needed Cash Boost for Scottish Social Enterprises
Third Force News, 23 March

Social Enterprises Get £80,000 Funding
The Herald, 20 March