Team behind Turing Fest launches first Scottish Tech Startup Awards

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Team behind Turing Fest launches first Scottish Tech Startup Awards

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The team behind Scottish tech conference, Turing Fest, has launched the Scottish Tech Startup Awards to recognise the people and companies leading the way in building the country’s digital economy.

The awards will be presented at an end-of-year party bringing together all those working within Scotland’s tech ecosystem, to be held on Thursday 29th November at Edinburgh’s iconic Central Hall.

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Technology is the fastest-growing sector in Scotland and the country is envied throughout the UK as being at the forefront of tech innovation with a disproportionately high volume of quality technology businesses.  These awards and annual party have been launched to celebrate the entire Scottish tech community in a fun way.

The Scottish Tech Startup Awards recognise the very best of Scotland’s booming tech economy and include eight outstanding achievement awards and two community/advocacy awards. The Award categories are:

  • Startup of the Year

  • Scaleup of the Year

  • B2B company of the Year

  • Tech for Good Award

  • Ecosystem Award

  • CEO of the Year

  • Investor of the Year

  • B2C Company of the Year

  • Agency of the Year

  • Diversity in Tech Champion

The awards are open to all Scottish businesses and organisations in the technology industry. The judging panel includes high-profile tech leaders including Sandy McKinnon, partner at Pentech; Sitar Teli, partner at Connect Ventures and Calum Forsyth, CEO of Seed Haus.

Brian Corcoran, CEO of Turing Fest, said “The Scottish tech startup scene is vibrant and exciting with a strong and supportive ecosystem – these entrepreneurs and teams are building Scotland’s future economy, and we need to celebrate and support their  amazing achievements along the way.”

To find out more and to nominate, go to: https://www.startupawards.scot/

By |2018-09-17T16:49:39+00:00September 17th, 2018|Business News, National, Technology|Comments Off on Team behind Turing Fest launches first Scottish Tech Startup Awards

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