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Rockets could be launched from Sutherland as early as the 2020s

Sutherland could be a new site for vertically-launched space rockets and satellites as the Government makes £2 million available to fund further horizontal launch spaceport sites across Britain - including Newquay, Glasgow Prestwick and Snowdonia - subject to…

Russ Peterson

Bad Dinosaur expands into Glasgow

Edinburgh-based software development agency Bad Dinosaur has opened a new office in Clockwise's Savoy Tower in Glasgow. The expansion will be overseen by director, Russ Peterson who has moved to Glasgow to oversee operations. [adbutler…

Left to right: Laura McGeown, Robin Carmichael, Managing Director Mark Ward, Chief Technical Operations Director Garry Cree, Operations Director Paul McDaid and Project Director Victoria McDonald

Power One targets £2.5m turnover and further growth

Paisley-based electrical engineering group, Power One, is on course for a year one turnover of £2.5m following a raft of contract wins in the telecoms and utilities sectors. The group has landed a prestigious i…

Left to right are Patrick Renner, Susanne Mitschke and Rogelio Arellano of MindMate (by Stewart Attwood)

Glasgow Alzheimer app partners with Australian medical company

Glasgow-based MindMate, a free mobile health app that is already being used by over one million people who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, brain injury and other forms of cognitive decline, has partnered with Actinogen…

Dr Andrew Muir, co-founder and Director of FarrPoint

Scottish consultancy guides West Sussex through £4.66m ultrafast fibre project

Scottish IT, telecoms and infrastructure consultancy FarrPoint has successfully supported West Sussex County Council in securing £4.66 million of funding from the Local Full Fibre Networks (LFFN) Challenge Fund, under Wave 1, and in procuring services to upgrade and…

Jacqui McLaughlin, Chief Executive of Reactec

Vibration sensor manufacturer break into profit for 2017

Reactec, the Edinburgh-based supplier of revolutionary hand arm vibration monitoring devices, has reported that the business moved into profit in 2017. In its accounts for the 12 months to 31 December, 2017, submitted to Companies…

Craneware lands major US hospital deal

Edinburgh-based Craneware, which does most of its business in US healthcare market, has increased sales by approximately 100% which includes a significant new contract signed at the end of the year. The new contract is…

Keysight staff member using an oscilloscope

CENSIS targets better security on smart devices

A new cybersecurity project in Scotland aims to make it easier to test if interconnected devices and networks are secure against hacking attacks – not just consumer goods, but the embedded devices used in smart…

The Greenhouse, Inverness

Perth tech company opens new Inverness office

Perth based technology company AgileCadence has opened a new office in Inverness. The firm specialises in offering tailored, business focused solutions for Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations and Microsoft Dynamics AX users, including Performance,…

Scottish tech start-up shakes up world of eLearning translation

A young tech start-up from Paisley is set to disrupt the world of digital translation as it launches a new rapid eLearning translation system this month. Bolt Learning has developed a next-generation translation system to revolutionize the traditionally…

Andy Metcalfe, MD of Opal IT

£500,000 of contract wins fuel Opal growth

A fast-growing Edinburgh IT firm has hit a revenue milestone following a series of contract wins. Based at York Place in the city, Opal IT has won more than £500,000 of new business in the…

Nikki Th'ng

Founders Series – Nikki Th’ng, CEO and Co-Founder of ClassForKids

SBNN Founders series is sponsored by SureVoIP -A SaaS provider of business grade VoIP and business phone services   We caught up with ClassforKids CEO and co-founder Nikki Th’ng and asked him about his motivation,…

John Waddell

Cyber security company expands into bigger offices and appoints new chairman

Scottish IT cyber security and performance solutions company Assure APM has relocated to a larger office in Rutland Square in Edinburgh to accommodate their growing business. The company has more than doubled the size of its team in the past year…

The ClassForKids team

Rapid growth and international expansion for Glasgow-based ClassForKids

Glasgow-based technology firm ClassForKids has processed over £11.1 million online transactions in the last 18 months along with growing rapidly from just five to 23 people in less than a year. The firm's cutting-edge online booking and…

Martin Fincham

SHE Software appoints top software entrepreneur as chairman

Scottish technology firm SHE Software has appointed software entrepreneur Martin Fincham as chairman of its board. Martin’s appointment comes as SHE Software accelerates its international expansion and gains global recognition for Assure, its highly configurable, state-of-the-art software solution designed to reduce risk…

Scottish tech start-up extends reach with first arena deal

Edinburgh based ‘make it social’ is partnering with UK ticket agent and official box office of the NEC Group Arenas, The Ticket Factory, to give customers the opportunity to use its software to book as a…

Gordon Brown, Founder and Chairman of GB Technologies and Dietmar Wand, Partner Manager at Commsworld

Commsworld and GB Technologies speed up Borders internet

Borders businesses are to finally benefit from network infrastructure that matches the fastest connection speeds found in Edinburgh and Glasgow. A collaboration between two of Scotland’s longest established telecommunications firms is bringing fibre to businesses…

Vicky Glynn

Brightsolid appointed as Government GCloud 10 supplier

Brightsolid, the Scottish colocation and cloud solutions company, has been announced as an approved GCloud 10 supplier by the UK Government. The tech firm will provide its full range of cloud solutions to support government organisations…

Mark Hunter

Sainsbury’s Bank Chief Data Officer to become new chairperson of The Data Lab

Scottish innovation centre, The Data Lab, is appointing a new chairperson to help deliver on its mission to help Scotland generate significant economic and social value from cutting-edge analytics and data science. Mark Hunter, Chief…

The new board members of FinTech Scotland

FinTech Scotland Announces Board Members

FinTech Scotland has today announced the board members who will work with CEO Stephen Ingledew and team to oversee the strategic plans for making Scotland a top five global fintech centre. [adbutler zone_id='297765'] The details…

Gillian Boston

Gillian Boston: Fintech – what’s it all about?

Fintech by definition describes any kind of technological innovation within the financial services industry. Many firms are already using fintech in some way, shape or form, even if they don’t realise it. Headlines are dominated…

From left - Craig Lemmon, CEO, Robbie Forsyth, Chief Experience Officer and Fraser Mathieson, Chief Information Officer

Miigen zooms into the elite ranks of innovators as startup giant recognises its global potential

Fast-moving Scottish tech newcomer Miigen has been selected from thousands of competitors worldwide as one of the top five in Startup Grind’s 2018 Startup Program. The top rank international recognition is all the more remarkable…

Sharon Hamilton

New MD appointed to spearhead growth at Edge Testing Solutions

Motherwell-based software testing company, Edge Testing Solutions, part of Eurofins Digital Testing, has announced the appointment of Sharon Hamilton as Managing Director. The growing firm provides software testing services to public sector bodies and companies that…

Left to right are Craig Donnelly, Neil Logan and Stuart Kerr of Incremental Group (by Stewart Attwood)

Incremental Group revenue up 60% to £6.6m

Incremental Group, the digital technology services company has reported its financial year to 31st March 2018 with revenue up 60 per cent to £6.6 million and EBITDA up 100% to £1.0 million.  During the year,…

One Lochrin Square, Edinburgh

Edinburgh reported as the ‘best’ place for tech in UK

Scotland’s capital city is the best place for tech companies looking to scale up, access funding, and do business in, according to a new Government backed report examining the UK’s tech landscape. Edinburgh tech companies…