Fife fashion designer Ryan Kirk studied at Heriot Watt School of Textiles and Design. On graduating in 2015, the 24-year-old from Crossgates launched his own fashion label and successes include dressing one of the X Factor finalists.
Dundee University law student and former footballer Zane Powell set up UniJob with his friend Lewis Pour, an advanced internetwork engineering student at Glasgow Caledonian University last year. Zane tells The Courier about their business journey.
Aberfeldy artisan Angus Ross and his workshop team bend, mould, sculpt and fold wood into new, bespoke pieces of furniture and public art.
Finding a good work/life balance coupled with a desire to offer healthy food options led Catherine Thomson, from Kirkcaldy, to launch Tasty Tatties & Bites.
Paul Barrett set up IED Training Solutions Limited (IED TS) last June with his friend Ian Clark.