Firstport case studies

We have helped a wide range of new start enterprises across Scotland that have gone on to win awards, create jobs and deliver real social benefits to people and communities. Read our case studies to find out more.

Music Broth aims to improve access to musical equipment for everyone. They do this by removing barriers such as high costs to music leaning and…
Love with Light is a social enterprise aimed at supporting adopted or fostered children and their families. Former social worker Kim McPherson, does this through…
The Eco Larder is Edinburgh’s first zero waste supermarket. Having opened in December 2018, the shop has grown from strength to strength and now offers…
Claire and her business partner Dougie have over 30 years of experience working with individuals, families, and community organisations supporting people to think about, plan…
For Enjoyment is a social enterprise and creative movement that nurtures artistic ability and improves mental and social health through the power of Art and…
With a background in support work, employability development, and advice service, Glyn aimed to set up a social enterprise that provides an accessible navigation system…
Callum set up bOunceT (formerly Forth Valley Rebound Therapy Service CIC) in 2016 at just 23 years of age and whilst still at GCU working…
Fraser Fleming founder of Triple Tap Tech works to provide support and training in technology from a visually impaired perspective. 
Giraffe Healthcare is a social enterprise which provides an online platform for the delivery of personalised physiotherapy.
New onto the LaunchMe cohort is Zakia Moulaoui, founder and CEO of Invisible Cities. Invisible Cities is a social enterprise that trains those who have…
Breege Smyth is the founder of the Ardchattan Centre Inspiring and Empowering the Community social enterprise.
The Falkirk Cleaning Academy is a social enterprise led by the Falkirk Football Community Foundation (FFCF). Its key aim is creating a cleaning company which…
An innovative social enterprise based in Glasgow, Well-Fed was created to work with and strengthen communities. It does this through tackling the effects of food…
Jason Lang founded the Hunter Community Enterprise in 2016 to provide high-quality local services throughout East Kilbride and to offer person-centered, bespoke employment, training and…
Open Ayes Agency CIC was founded by Becky Duncan in 2010 and was supported through Firstport’s Start It programme in 2012. Open Eye, enables communications…
LaunchMe Cohort 4- Hermine Makangu-Kinkela Mbikudi Ltd ~Naturally Powerful Trading.
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