Willo, a Glasgow-based start-up company and video interviewing platform, has received a £20,000 from Scottish Enterprise. Willo allows businesses to screen candidates in a flexible, convenient video-based method. Candidates record personal answers to interview questions, which businesses can e
Deputy First Minister John Swinney has announced up to £9.5 million of new funding to strengthen Scotland’s position in precision medicine.
Fintech company PolyDigi Tech Limited is set to open a technology hub in Edinburgh after securing a £200,000 Regional Selective Assistance (RSA) award from Scottish Enterprise. The move is set to create 16 new jobs all paying the real living wage.
Harper Macleod has advised Scottish EDGE, the funding competition for the country's most ambitious entrepreneurs, on a deal which saw £500,000 added to the prize pot courtesy of Scottish Enterprise. The firm, which has been a supporter of Scottish EDGE since it launched in 2012, has also signe
Dundee-based textile company Halley Stevensons Ltd has secured a £300k grant from Scottish Enterprise helping towards its £1 million capital investment. Jamie Hepburn, minister for business, fair work and skills, visited Halley Stevensons Ltd in Dundee to learn of the textile firm&r
Aberdeen gin producer Raven Spirits has begun exporting its products to select Asian markets after receiving funding from Scottish Enterprise. Raven Spirits will now ship its products to HongKong, Taiwan and Macau, allowing it to target the £730 million export market for British gin.
Glasgow-based regulatory technology firm Encompass has received a £1.97 million research and development grant from Scottish Enterprise. The grant will be used to develop an artificial intelligence platform for its financial services clients.
Companies are benefiting from £170,000 of Scottish Government funding to use artificial intelligence (AI) to help tackle the global climate emergency. Six applicants have been chosen to develop AI-enabled technology through the Can Do Innovation Challenge Fund, managed by Scottish Enterprise.
Med-tech firm EnMovi has secured a £2.5 million research and development grant from Scottish Enterprise to advance the development of its cutting-edge orthopaedic sensors and data analytics. The newly-established company is the latest venture from US-based parent company OrthoSensor Inc. and w
SHE Software has received a £1.4 million research and development (R&D) grant from Scottish Enterprise to support its £4m expansion plans. SHE Software is investing £4m in a cutting-edge health and safety technology project, the funding from Scottish Enterprise will help the Ea
You & Mr Jones, the global brandtech group founded by former Havas chief executive David Jones, has invested in Edinburgh-based ethical video startup Good-Loop. Having successfully closed a US $1.4m seed funding round, Good-Loop will invest the funds in growing its commercial team in Europe and
Brechin-based 3D-printing specialist Angus 3D Solutions have received a £39,000 Regional Selective Assistance (RSA) grant from Scottish Enterprise. The company will utilise the funding to implement a three-year growth plan.
Semiconductor manufacturer Diodes Incorporated has received a £13.7 million funding package from Scottish Enterprise towards a £47m project enabling its future growth in Greenock. The grant was announced yesterday by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.
Archangels has recorded another active year of support, leading investment of £14.8 million in Scottish start-up and early-stage companies in the tech and life sciences sectors. The syndicate directly invested £8.2m across the year (2018: £10.9m) and was the lead investor on a tota
The 40 businesses participating in the First Minister’s flagship entrepreneurial development programme Unlocking Ambition have raised a total of £6.5 million since its launch, with the majority gained from external funding. Launched in July 2018, the £4m Unlocking Ambition two-year