Alastair Scott - 2020 Productions MD

Founders Series – Alastair Scott, managing director of 20/20 Productions

Starting out in theatres, opera houses and fashion shows, Alastair Scott co-founded the creative production company, 20/20 Productions, in 1990. Since then, Alastair has worked with a long list of prominent organisations to help them deliver…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Mark Robinson

Founders Series – Mark Robinson, Founder and CEO of deltaDNA

Mark Robinson, Chief Executive of deltaDNA set the firm up in 2010 with his neighbour, Chris Wright who is the CTO. The team at deltaDNA have worked with some of the world's largest computer games publishers and…

Rebecca Pick

Founders Series – Rebecca Pick, founder and CEO of Pick Protection

If you are interested in sponsoring the Founder Series please email founders@sbnn.co.uk Rebecca Pick, the founder and CEO of Pick Protection, set the company up after a girl was attacked just outside of her flat in Glasgow…

Richie Kelly

Founders Series – Richie Kelly, founder and CEO of Adimo

If you are interested in sponsoring the Founder Series please email founders@sbnn.co.uk With high profile clients including Arla, Bayer, Colgate-Palmolive, Nestle and Fever Tree, marketing-tech company Adimo is almost a veteran in the tech space having started…

Caroline Barelle

Founders Series – Caroline Barelle, CEO/CSO of Elasmogen

If you are interested in sponsoring the Founder Series please email founders@sbnn.co.uk Caroline Barelle took the brave step of jumping from being a research scientist to a CEO with the spin out of Elasmogen from Aberdeen University…

Dave Hughes

Founders Series – Dave Hughes, Founder and Chief Technical Officer of Novosound

If you are interested in sponsoring the Founder Series please email founders@sbnn.co.uk Dave Hughes founded Novosound as the first spin-out from the University of the West of Scotland in April 2018. With successful funding competitions under its…

Russell Wardrop

Founders Series: Russell Wardrop, co-founder and CEO of Kissing With Confidence Training

If you are interested in sponsoring the Founder Series please email founders@sbnn.co.uk Russell Wardrop, co-founder and CEO of Kissing With Confidence Training used £40k of redundancy money from my previous job as a university lecturer…

Alf Gordon

Founders Series – Alf Gordon, CEO of The Qdos Group

If you are interested in sponsoring the Founder Series please email founders@sbnn.co.uk Paisley-born Alf Gordon, CEO of The https://sbnn.co.uk/tx2zQdos Group, was Ernst & Young’s 2017 ‘Scale-Up’ Entrepreneur of the Year for the Midlands, and was also a…

Stuart Hunter

Founders Series – Stuart Hunter, CEO, Advance Global Recruitment

If you are interested in sponsoring the Founder Series please email founders@sbnn.co.uk Stuart Hunter, CEO of Advance Global Recruitment Limited went from studying studied sports science at Napier University to running a £20 recruitment business. What…

Corentin Guillo

Founders Series – Corentin Guillo, founder and CEO of Bird.i

If you are interested in sponsoring the Founder Series please email founders@sbnn.co.uk Corentin Guillo, founder and CEO of Bird.i, decided to move his company to Scotland where he could hire the best talent to build…

Dario Riccomini

Founders Series – Dario Riccomini, Managing Director of Aldomak

SBNN Founders series is sponsored by SureVoIP – A SaaS provider of business grade VoIP and business phone services   Although he is not technically the founder of confectionery company Aldomak, Managing Director Dario Riccomini was a crucial…

Tom Fender

Founders Series – Tom Fender, Managing Director at Bolt Learning

SBNN Founders series is sponsored by SureVoIP – A SaaS provider of business grade VoIP and business phone services   Tom Fender is managing director of Bolt Learning a company which trains and develop their people by delivering…

Stephen Robertson

Founders Series – Stephen Robertson, founder, owner and director of Metis Partners

SBNN Founders series is sponsored by SureVoIP – A SaaS provider of business grade VoIP and business phone services   Stephen Robertson of Metis Partners founded the company 15 years ago after spotting a gap for a…

Robin Worsnop

Founders Series – Robin Worsnop, Chief Executive and founder of Rabbie’s

SBNN Founders series is sponsored by SureVoIP - A SaaS provider of business grade VoIP and business phone services Robin Worsnop left university in 1990 with a degree in history and a desire not be another graduate…

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,…

From left, Stuart Cooper and Brian McMurray of AAB's Corporate Finance team with Daniel Crozier of Aphrodite x Venus

Video: How a young designer raised a six-figure investment

Daniel Crozier, Creative Director of Aphrodite x Venus and Brian McMurray, Corporate Finance Partner at Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP discuss how they secured a six-figure investment to fund the growth of Daniel's business. [embed]https://youtu.be/0LLA_8uNEUA[/embed]…