(l-R) Transiris CEO Silvian Centiu and SDI MD Paul Lewis

Silicon Valley consultancy to create high-value Glasgow tech jobs

Transiris Corporation, a US-based technology and data consultancy headquartered in Silicon Valley, has selected Scotland for the next stage of its international expansion and is set to create 26 jobs at its new office in…

From left Linda Anderson and John Bidgood

Systal signals growth plans with two senior hires

Glasgow-based Systal Technology Solutions has announced two new senior hires as part of its ambitious growth plan. John Bidgood joins as Chief Technology Officer from IBM.  He brings over two decades of Global sales and…

Calum Smeaton

TVSquared opens Miami office to manage Latin American growth

TV performance analytics and optimisation company, TVSquared, has opened a Miami office to support its development of the Latin American market which is the world’s fourth-largest advertising market accounting for more than $28 billion in annual TV…

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…

Marie Macklin, Founder and Executive Chair of the HALO Group, and Steve Smart, Vice President of CGI Scotland

The HALO Scotland announces partnership with global IT services provider

The HALO Scotland and global IT services provider CGI, have agreed on an innovative partnership that will create further employment opportunities at the Kilmarnock urban regeneration initiative. The agreement will see the HALO and CGI…

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…

FutureForge

AFRC secures £16.5m for advanced engineering facility

The University of Strathclyde’s Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) has secured £16.5million to establish a major new advanced engineering facility that will put Scotland at the forefront of the movement to transform one of the…

Adrian Smith

Ecometrica triples profits in record-breaking year

Ecometrica, the Edinburgh-based downstream space and sustainability reporting company, has forecast further years of profitable growth after its latest figures showed earnings tripled to £650,000 - almost 15 times what they were two years ago. The…

Robin Knox & Paul Walton

IPOS founders back together again with new startup

Scottish technology entrepreneurs Robin Knox and Paul Walton have launched a new smart home security system venture following their exit from Intelligent Point of Sale (IPOS) in 2017, which they had grown to employ 80…

Atos sets out vision for Scotland in the digital age

Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, has unveiled its new Digital Vision for Scotland opinion paper which highlights the dramatic effect of digital technologies in Scotland, and the potential for the country to create competitive advantage…

Adam Christie

Edinburgh medical devises firm raises £3.15 million to fund US Launch in 2019

CALCIVIS, the Edinburgh-based medical devices company focused on revolutionising the management of tooth decay and enabling preventive dentistry, has closed a £3.15 million equity funding round from existing investors Archangel Investors, Julz and the Scottish…

Patrick Grady, MP with some of the young people who took part in last years event.

Nominet invests in young Glaswegians to narrow digital skills gap

Nominet, the company best known for running the .UK internet infrastructure, has launched the third phase of its pioneering digital skills training programme, Nominet Digital Neighbourhood, in Glasgow. Unlike other programmes, the initiative provides digital skills…

Left to right - Dominic Ashmole, Keith Goatman, Erin Beveridge and Vismantas Dilys

Canon Medical Research receives £140k to develop AI-powered cancer assessment prototype

Canon Medical Research Europe has been awarded £140,000 to develop a prototype that combines Artificial Intelligence (AI) and medical imaging technology to improve assessment for one of the most difficult cancers to manage, Malignant Pleural…

Ronnie Stokes

New loudspeaker manufacturer booms with £850k funding

FYNE AUDIO, a new entrant into the high-end, loudspeaker audio market has received an £850k funding facility from Bibby Financial Services. The funding line includes Export Invoice Discounting (Export ID) as well as an FX facility, which will help the business…

Chris Rydings

SHE Software welcomes new chief technology officer

Scottish technology firm SHE Software has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of Chris Rydings as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). With more than 20 years’ experience in the IT sector, Rydings joins SHE Software from international IT service management firm,…

Turing Festival

A day spent at Scotland’s premier tech festival – High Growth Scotland with Kim McAllister

So Google is watching us – but we still control Google. This is the message I’m taking from the morning session at Turing Fest. Cindy Krum frightened the bejesus out of me with her insights…

Ross Foley

Technology risk and data boost as PwC Scotland makes four appointments

PwC has further bolstered its Scottish technology risk and data team with the appointment of three new directors and a senior manager. Ross Foley and Kenny Munro have been promoted to director from their current…

Peter Shields

Managing GDPR After the Consultants Leave the Building

Aberdeen based BusinessPort, which specialises in Process Management and Compliance software, is launching a new product aimed at managing the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). With an impressive client list that contains Babcock including use…

Sarah Freestone

Appointedd makes new senior hire from Skyscanner to manage global expansion

Edinburgh-based online booking specialist Appointedd has appointed Sarah Freestone, previously of travel giant Skyscanner, as new Operations Director. Following on from the company’s focus on driving international expansion at the start of the year, Appointedd…

Karyn Evans and Stuart Mundy

Converged Commits To Supporting Highland Economy Growth With Office Opening

Scottish IT firm Converged Communication Solutions is expanding its operations with the opening of a new office in Inverness, whilst bolstering the service it offers to clients. The Aberdeen-based Internet connectivity, telephony and IT support services provider…

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…

From left - Andrew McGinley and Andrew Parfery

Care Sourcer secures historic £8.5 million investment

Care Sourcer, the care comparison and matching site, has raised an £8.5m funding round from two investors, Legal & General and ADV. This investment will enable Care Sourcer to expand its care matching technology UK-wide,…

Christopher McCann and Stewart Whiting

snap40 Raises $8 Million in Funding Led by ADV

Edinburgh-based healthtech company snap40, has secured US $8 million in seed financing led by ADV, with participation from MMC Ventures. Total funding to date is US $10 million, and the latest investment is the largest…

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…

Ricky Nicol, Chief Executive of Commsworld

Commsworld becomes operator of UK’s largest privately owned network

Tech firm, Commsworld, will soon become operator of the largest privately owned network in the UK thanks to pioneering deals with two leading infrastructure builders. Commsworld has propelled itself towards the top of the UK’s provider rankings after…