By DARA BUTTERFIELD
Shepherd and Wedderburn – a law firm with offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow and London – has announced its support for the VentureJam event being held this weekend in Glasgow.
It comprises of a weekend workshop to create and develop ideas to challenge the way people think about the impact that climate change has on their city and also on them individually.
George Frier, Corporate Partner, Shepherd and Wedderburn, said: “The firm has a strong tradition and considerable experience in advising and helping innovative companies realise their objectives, and it works closely with leading universities such as Edinburgh and Strathclyde in commercialising technology.
“We are really looking forward to getting involved with Venturejam and hope that Shepherd and Wedderburn mentors will be able to nurture the talent of tomorrow and help the ideas of the participants in VentureJam to take off.”
The event takes place on 8 and 9 August at Rookie Oven, Glasgow. The best ideas will be taken forward to Venturefest Scotland 2015 on 9th September, where participents will pitch their propositions to investors in the mode of television’s Dragon’s Den.