Modulr expands into Edinburgh fintech scene to fuel business growth

High-growth UK payments fintech, Modulr, has opened a new office in Edinburgh to take advantage of the city’s burgeoning fintech scene and grow its software engineering, customer support, risk and compliance, and finance teams. Modulr recently…

Tadas Labudis

Prodsight attracts seed funding to hire new staff and refine product

An Edinburgh-based startup enabling businesses to gain insight from customer support conversation data has secured £115,000 in seed funding. Prodsight, set up by Tadas Labudis, will use the cash injection to hire key staff over the next 12 months to improve…

Nick Psaila

Optoscribe raises £2.8million from investors

Optoscribe, a supplier of glass-based integrated photonics components, has closed an investment round of £2.8 million. This funding will facilitate an expansion of current manufacturing capacity, the hiring of key engineering resource and allow the…

Greig Johnston

Dogfish Mobile announces office move, growth and rebrand

Central Scotland-based, enterprise web and mobile app development firm, Dogfish Mobile, is to relaunch as Vidatec. The comprehensive rebrand follows its multi-million-pound acquisition by the Dundee-based, Insights Group, in June 2017. As part of the relaunch, Vidatec will be…

Turing Festival

Team behind Turing Fest launches first Scottish Tech Startup Awards

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…

Craig Clark

Triple Signing of rocket experts for Scottish satellite company

A trio of space industry heavyweights have joined a firm on track to become the first UK-based satellite launch provider for more than 50 years. With combined senior-level experience in roles at NASA, SpaceX, Virgin…

Left to right - Stephen Ingledew, FinTech Scotland_Ava Tait, Renovite and Jim Tomaney, Renovite

Scotland’s first ‘Fintech Skills Academy’ launches in response to growth of sector

A consortium of international Fintech companies together with Fife Council, Fife College and Fintech Scotland, have joined forces to launch Scotland’s first ‘Fintech Skills Academy’. The consortium, which includes Renovite Technologies and Ingenico Group, officially launched the…

Founder Series – Simon Coyle: Founder and CEO of Product Guru

Currently in the running for  ‘Start-up of the Year’  at the Tech. Awards, which celebrate the best innovations in retail technology from across Europe, product discovery platform Product Guru was recently launched by Simon Coyle. We caught up with…

Abertay to lead multi-million pound games innovation partnership

A new multi-million pound Innovation for Games and Media Enterprise (InGAME) project will establish a dedicated research and development centre for the Dundee video games cluster with a view to driving product, service and experience…

Sharon Hamilton

Edge Testing Solutions secures four major contract wins worth over £17.5 million

Independent software testing company, Edge Testing Solutions, part of Eurofins Digital Testing, has won four major new contracts with companies across the UK valued at over £17.5 million. The major new contracts include The Student Loans…

The Konrad Technologies team

Driverless car software specialist opens new Dunfermline office

Konrad Technologies, a global supplier of sensor testing of Advanced Driving Assistance Systems (ADAS), has opened its UK offices in Dunfermline, Fife. Konrad-Technologies UK is at the forefront of test and measurement of ADAS sensors…

Olly Dmitriev, CEO at Vert Rotors

Founders Series – Olly Dmitriev, founder and CEO of Vert Rotors

Olly Dmitriev is the founder and CEO of Vert Rotors, which manufactures and supplies quiet, powerful micro compressors, which produce 2-3 times higher pressure and have 50% better energy efficiency than traditional air compressors. Originally from…

Nat Edington

Battery firm appoints new CEO

Dukosi, the developer of battery management technology, has appointed Nat Edington as Chief Executive Officer. The appointment comes as the Edinburgh-based company introduces its revolutionary wireless battery cell management solution to industrial, grid, marine and…

Gary Davis

Two Scottish companies make it on to the The Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 league table

Two Scottish companies have made it on to the 18th annual Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 league table ranks Britain’s private technology, media and telecoms (TMT) companies with the fastest-growing sales. Both Edinburgh-based companies are…

Two Scottish companies included in Tech Nation Fintech Programme

Two Edinburgh-based companies, Float and Sustainably, have been included amongst the 20 firms selected for the Tech Nation Fintech Programme. Tech Nation is the UK network for ambitious digital tech entrepreneurs. The cohort includes some…

Neil Nicolson

Growth at Systal Technology sees 40 new jobs

Glasgow-based IT Services Integrator, Systal Technology Solutions has won a raft of new business which will see the firm create 40 new jobs. This follows an exceptional period of growth for the business, during which…

Craneware revenue increased 16% to $67.1m

Craneware the Edinburgh-based healthtech company which specialises in the US market has announced its audited results for the year ended 30 June 2018. Total revenue has increased 16% to $67.1m, up from $57.8m in the…

Lingo24 Founder, Christian Arno

Lingo24 posts 23% growth in H1; on track to beat £10m for the full year

Lingo24, the Edinburgh tech-enabled translation provider, saw revenue growth of 23% to £5.14m in the first half of 2018, and is on track to beat £10m in revenue for the full year for the first…

Dr Ben Schögler, CEO and Co-Founder of Skoogmusic

Founders Series – Dr Ben Schögler, CEO and Co-Founder of Skoogmusic

Dr Ben Schögler is CEO and Co-Founder of Edinburgh-based music tech business Skoogmusic. Having raised £2 million to date the company turnover increased by 400% in 2017 over the 2016 figures and 2018 is shaping up…

Product discovery tool creator shortlisted for ‘Start-up of the Year’

The Scottish creator of a powerful new product discovery platform has been nominated for the prestigious title of ‘Start-up of the Year’ – and is hoping to take the prize at a glittering London awards…

$8m opens doors for tech company – High Growth Scotland with Kim McAllister

Kim McAllister talks to Christopher McCann, CEO of snap40 the Scottish startup involved with Automated Remote Patient Monitoring, about raising money in the Scottish entrepreneurial ecosystem.   [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x8HfTPw7vKY&feature=youtu.be[/embed] Other video interviews by Kim McAllister Video interview with Celine…

A typical server room, not a DataVita server room though

DataVita secures £4.6m in funding to accelerate growth and create up to 50 new jobs

Lanarkshire-based DataVita Ltd, a datacentre and cloud services provider, has secured £4.6 million in funding from long-term banking partner Santander Corporate & Commercial which will see the creation of up to 50 new technology jobs…

Doug More of Assure APM

Founders Series – Doug More, MD of AssureAPM

Doug More is the founder and CEO of AssureAPM, the company he founded in 2014 which now has a turnover of about £1m and eight members of staff. With plans to repeat revenue growth of at least…

Calum Smeaton

TVSquared opens new Japanese office

TV performance analytics and optimisation company,TVSquared, is to open TVSquared Japan. The Tokyo-based offices will provide on-the-ground support for the world’s third-largest advertising market. TV ad spend is expected to reach more than $15 billion…

The Skyrora Team

Scottish Space Firm Announces Historic Rocket Test Plans

A Scottish space company has chosen the location for what will become the first liquid-fuel rocket engine tests by a British launch vehicle to take place in the UK for 50 years. Edinburgh-headquartered Skyrora has…