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Starting Your Business 

Starting a business can be daunting but it is also an exciting and life changing event.

We are passionate about inspiring individuals, like you, helping you unlock your entrepreneurial talent to get started in business. All our advisers have extensive industry experience, most of which have run their own businesses and therefore truly understand the challenges you face.

Every year we help hundreds of local businesses start up.  We can provide you with fully-funded, practical business advice and information. Whatever stage you’re at, we’re here to help.

Contact us today to see how we can help you. We would also be delighted to facilitate introductions across our extensive partner network.

“STEP and Business Gateway has been truly instrumental in getting McQueen Gin this far.”

Dale McQueen, McQueen Gin

How we can help you

STEP delivers Business Gateway services in Stirling which is fully funded by the government, and free of charge for you and your business.

STEP news

15 Jun 2018

Scottish EDGE Round 12 awards nearly £1 million to Scotland’s most promising start-up businesses

June 14th, 2018 - Edinburgh, United Kingdom - The winners of Scottish EDGE Round 12 have been announced with stem cell research business, Cytochroma...
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08 Jun 2018

Nixon Consultants Ltd

The 1-2-1 coaching support was also invaluable and a big part of why the programme works. Pamela and Caroline (we had different coaches) were fantasti...
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