Innovative, thriving and confident island communities. All year round.
To grow and develop concepts like isle20.com – which both directly benefit our island communities, and generate profit.
As we grow, that profit will go back into a fund to support island based micro businesses and community projects.
Isle Develop grew out of the isle20.com project during lockdown.
Covid19 crystalised for many of us the risks of relying too heavily on tourism. It showed the need to keep striving for innovation and diversity. To ensure that our island communities are not only resilient – but have strong, healthy economies.
Isle Develop has been created as a home for the original projects which inspired it, and to help test new ideas and concepts fast.
We are a Community Interest Company, and all profits will go back into new projects.
What makes Isle Develop special?
We are rooted in the Scottish islands. Our Directors and staff are all permanently resident in the islands. They all operate their own small businesses, and are active in their communities.
We know what it takes to set things up from scratch. We don’t pretend to know all the answers, but we work hard and we’re willing to learn!
We are all passionate about creating secure futures for our islands. We want our communities to be the main beneficiaries of our projects. We want to experiment, build and learn.
We dream big, start small and move fast.
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