Tag Archive: scotland


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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The UK SCALE-UP issue

26 July 2016

In recent years the UK has seen a shift in focus to scale-ups. Several scholars have discussed the need to support the UK’s scaling companies and according to Deloitte and Nesta, if just 1% more scale-ups are created in the UK, it could add 150,000 new jobs and £225BN to British GDP by 2034 – […]

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Inspire, Inform and Connect: VentureFest

18 July 2016

Venturefest Scotland is an annual, business innovation event for ambitious Scottish SMEs, entrepreneurs, investors, academics and innovators designed to inspire, inform and connect. Last year 612 delegates attended; this year 1,000 are expected.   Taking place on Thursday 1 September 2016 at the Glasgow Science Centre, the event is FREE to attend and provides a […]

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