Tag Archive: EIE


Start-ups selected as investor showcase heads for EICC

21 December 2016

[Tweet “2016 has been another incredible year for Scottish tech”]Sixty Scottish start-ups have been chosen to show off their wares at next year’s Engage, Invest, Exploit (EIE) investor conference as it moves to a new home. The annual gathering, which brings together the country’s emerging technology talent with investors from around the globe, is being […]

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Focus on global growth for Scottish Tech Startups

28 November 2016

In December at a major awards ceremony in London, Edinburgh beat off competition from London, Cambridge and Manchester to scoop the top prize and the title of UK’s Entrepreneurial City of the Year. It’s an accolade that shows how far the city has come as a tech startup hub over the last decade or so, […]

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Engage Invest Exploit launches in China

25 October 2016

Last week Engage Invest Exploit (EIE) was successfully launched in Hong Kong and Shenzhen. EIE, staged by the University of Edinburgh’s Informatics Ventures, is Scotland’s premier showcase for high-growth technology companies that are seeking investment. The participating companies were Bellrock Technology, Cognitive Geology, eoSurgical, Flavourly, Ice Robotics , IQX, Klik2learn, Mallzee, Speech Graphics, Sunamp and […]

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Mallzee: Marketing a Digital Business

3 October 2016

This week we are taking a look at EIE15, EIELondon15, and ScottEDGE Alumni: Mallzee, a digital business gaining a lot of traction lately. Their marketing-focused app was founded in 2013 by Cally Russell. Mallzee not only makes finding and buying clothes fast and easy, aka the “Tinder for Fashion,” but it also provides data insights […]

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Power a Life: The Power of Social Enterprise

19 August 2016

As part of our celebration of Scottish Entrepreneurs this week we’re catching up with Jeremie Warner, director and founder of Power A Life Ltd for our interview blog series … Power A life began when three architecture students at Strathclyde university undertaking a 12 month long design project in a Developing World context discovered that many […]

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Robotical: The Crowdfunding Adventures of Marty

15 July 2016

It’s the first of our Scottish Tech Entrepreneur Series focusing on crowdfunding with an interview with Robotical about their ongoing campaign!

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Chris Van der Kuyl: Entrepreneur and Inspirer

1 July 2016

“We must do our utmost to develop inspire and entrepreneurial talent, wherever it is, wherever it needs to be… Where Scotland has the potential to not only imagine the future, but to invest and create it, to be an advocate for world-class entrepreneurship but also contribute to a just and fair society which recognises the talents of many and the entrepreneurial drive of a whole nation.”

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Top tips for picking the right venture capital partner for you

28 April 2016

Faced with strong appetite from investors how do you sieve through the sea of interest and pick the right venture capital partner to help you achieve your ambitions? Here are some pointers which might help you make your decision.

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Scotsman Business Hangout: EIE London

18 November 2015

Steve Ewing, programme manager at Informatics Ventures, discusses this year’s EIE London investors’ showcase for Scottish start-ups.

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