Dr Andrew Muir, co-founder and Director of FarrPoint

Scottish IT and telecoms consultancy expands Into North of England

IT, telecoms and infrastructure consultancy FarrPoint has opened a new office in Manchester to support its continued rapid expansion and as a base for its activities across the North of England. The firm, founded in Edinburgh over 10 years ago,…

Sherry Coutu CBE

Northern Tech Awards strengthens judging panel

GP Bullhound has announced the addition of Sherry Coutu CBE, Jacqui Ferguson, and Melinda Matthews to the judging panel for this year’s Northern Tech Awards. The three tech leaders join a roster of influential judges,…

Craneware adds millions to turnover with new US contract wins

Craneware, the Edinburgh-based supplier of solutions for the US healthcare market, has won two significant new contracts with hospital providers in the US, both of which are new customers to Craneware. The first contract with a…

Colette Cohen

Technology Centre celebrates first year with £37 million co-invested

In just 12 months, the Oil & Gas Technology Centre has co-invested £37 million in more than 70 projects to develop and deploy new technology that could transform the future of the UK North Sea.…

Steven Morris

ESM Investments and Stirling Council to showcase first Stirling fund

Stirling Council will join ESM Investments in showcasing the first investment fund of its kind at an event on Friday 23rd February at the Codebase offices in the city. The collaborative £25 million 'ESM Capital Growth Enterprise…

Jim Mooney

Key Appointment as Provista Targets UK Expansion

Provista, the Hamilton based tech firm which was recently acquired by a Nasdaq listed tech giant has appointed a new head of Sales and Marketing. The recruitment of Jim Mooney reaffirms Provista UK’s growth plans…

Technology Specialist makes a Trio of senior appointments

Scotland-based technology firm Hutchinson Networks has made three key appointments to spearhead its growth plans in the UK. Afsar Chaudhury, will be joining Hutchinson Networks as the Director of Advanced Infrastructure Services, Paul Edmondson as Sales…

Paul Holbrook

£33m investment in Scottish medical device factory

Tokyo-based Terumo Corporation is to invest £33 million in one of its subsidiary companies, Vascutek Limited, located near Glasgow. The investment has been approved for the major expansion of Vascutek’s headquarters and manufacturing facility at…

Neil Anderson

Assure APM Appoints Director of Cyber Security Services

Edinburgh-based specialist IT performance and segmentation security company Assure APM has appointed Neil Anderson as their Director of Cyber Security Services, in order to further bolster their cyber defence solutions and meet the demands of an increasingly-growing security market. Neil, who recently left…

The eleven new apprentices

Financial services giant welcomes first apprentices into Edinburgh Global Technology Centre

Australian multinational Computershare has welcomed its first IT apprentices to its Global Technology Centre (GTC) in Edinburgh. The eleven apprentices have joined the company to start their careers as IT Service Desk and Operations Analysts,…

Ricky Nicol

Commsworld wins £30m ‘transformative’ Glasgow City Council deal

A Scottish telecoms form has landed a pivotal role in the UK’s largest recent public sector contract that will see Glasgow evolve into a “globally renowned” digital city. Commsworld has now finalised a milestone £30million…

Data Talent event announced as part of DataFest18

The cream of Scotland’s crop of digital students are to be targeted by some of the world’s top companies with a specially arranged introduction event on 20th March in Glasgow. Organised as part of Scotland’s Data…

BT Infinity Lab

Businesses urged to compete in BT ‘small companies with big tech ideas’ competition

BT has launched a competition for small and medium businesses in partnership with the Cabinet Office and TechHub to find the latest innovations to boost digital public services, defence and retail. The partners are on…

Systal picks up exclusive European distributor wi-fi monitoring technology

Glasgow-based Systal Technology Solutions has been named as the exclusive European distributor of a new Wi-Fi monitoring tool that enables IT engineers to better understand issues being experienced by end-users when connecting to a network.…

Fiona Logan and Andy Lothian

Insights Learning Development appoints new CEO

Global people development business, Insights Learning Development Ltd, has appointed Fiona Logan as its new Chief Executive. Fiona was previously Insights Chief Operating Officer. During the last three years Insights revenue has grown from £28m…

Left to right are Blackcircles.com founder Michael Welch OBE and Sanjeev Agrawal, CEO of Tyremarket.com

Scottish entrepreneur invests in Indian online tyre retailer

Michael Welch OBE, the Blackcircles.com founder who sold the UK online tyre retailer to Michelin in 2015 for £50 million, has invested in India online tyre retailer, Tyremarket.com. One of the leading players in the fast-growing online tyre…

Will Craig

Startup plans to revolutionise car leasing comparison

Glasgow based start-up LeaseFetcher, founded by University of Strathclyde graduate Will Craig in 2017, officially launches to the public today (Wednesday 7th February 2018). The automotive startup aims to revolutionise the way individuals and businesses…

TCB senior management team

TC BioPharm agrees tie up with Japanese medical giant

Motherwell-based TC BioPharm Ltd (TCB) has formed a strategic collaboration with the NIPRO Corporation to co-develop a novel immunotherapy product using TCB’s safe CAR-T platform. TCB intends to use this platform to treat a broad range of…

Cairngorm Capital acquires MJ Wilson as first investment in its MRO strategy

Edinburgh-based Cairngorm Capital Partners LLP has acquired MJ Wilson Group Limited, a distributor of Process Instrumentation and Control products. MJ Wilson sells highly technical Process and Instrumentation Products (including valves, controls, test equipment, pipe, fittings,…

Russell Dalgleish

Russell Dalgleish: “You are from Scotland? We love Edinburgh”

“You are from Scotland? We love Edinburgh". This was the line that greeted me on a recent trip to Dubai – yes, as the founder of Scottish Business Network, life is a hard slog. It…

Leah Hutcheon, Chief Executive of Appointedd

Leah Hutcheon wins UK Small Business Entrepreneur of the Year

Leah Hutcheon, CEO and founder of Appointedd, has won UK Small Business Entrepreneur of the Year at the NatWest Great British Entrepreneur Awards National Awards, which took place at the headquarters of Coutts & Co…

Richard Norman

Social media scheduling platform aiming to raise £60k in first funding round

Glasgow-based Yatter, a community driven social media scheduling platform with global potential has embarked on a first round fundraising exercise which will significantly widen its investor base and take it to the next stage of development.…

Jackie Waring

Sofant Technologies secures £800K investment

Edinburgh-based Sofant Technologies Ltd has secured nearly £800K of new investment in an over-subscribed funding round from angel syndicates Kelvin Capital Ltd, Newable and Investing Women as well as Old College Capital and Scottish Investment…

Left to right are Fraser Edmond and Chris van der Kuyl, Broker Insights

Chris van der Kuyl backs Dundee based insurtech startup

Two ex-senior broker executives from Aviva have teamed up with Scottish technology entrepreneurs Chris van der Kuyl and Paddy Burns to launch an insurtech business focused on the commercial insurance broker market. Broker Insights aims to…

Ross MacDonald

New proptech could save letting agents up to £3.5m

The UK’s first digital tenant lease creation and execution platform could save Scottish letting agents up to £3.5 million per year. Scottish proptech firm, Lettingweb, has launched its Letting Professionals Model Tenancy (LPMT) with legally…