Founders of University of Edinburgh-supported start-ups, including many that are seeking growth investment, will be given the opportunity to showcase their companies to an audience of investors, business support groups, and fellow entrepreneurs at two key events taking place next month.
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The 6th annual Scottish Start-up Survey has revealed that the nation’s tech companies are in a resilient mood in the face of concerns around economic headwinds.
Maggie Hicks, founder of SynSense, and Xiaoyan Ma, founder of Danu Robotics, plant a Hawthorn tree on University of Edinburgh’s King’s Buildings campus to mark the 100+ startups supported by Edinburgh Innovations over the last year Student startups from the University of Edinburgh have s
Edinburgh is to be showcased to the world as a centre for education on sustainable finance. An international prospectus from the Global Ethical Finance Initiative (GEFI) has been produced to target students and professionals seeking a career in ethical, green, and socially responsible financial serv
The University of Edinburgh has awarded a total of £500,000 to five student and graduate start-ups. The newly founded businesses are celebrating after securing almost half a million pounds in grant funding awards between them. The five young companies, all supported by the University’s c
A report has revealed that the over-50s are being hit hardest by the current financial crisis and could face a lifetime of financial insecurity. According to the report, economic inactivity rates have risen a third amongst the over 50s since 2019, and people aged 50-54 face double the financial vuln
Danu Robotics, a University of Edinburgh spin-out, has secured £75,000 in grant funding after taking honours at this year's Scottish Edge Awards. The company focusses on developing sustainable technological solutions for the benefit of the environment. The firm was founded by Xiaoyan Ma.
University of Edinburgh startup OGI Bio has secured £1 million of investment to help revolutionise microbial culturing. TRICAPITAL led the investment round alongside Apollo Informal Investment, Old College Capital, the University of Edinburgh’s in-house venture investment fund, Sapphire
The Royal Bank of Scotland has announced a three-year partnership with The University of Edinburgh Centre for Business, Climate Change and Sustainability. The £1.5 million partnership will facilitate the delivery of a climate education programme to more than 16,000 people across the busin
University of Edinburgh spin-out Kynos Therapeutics has secured a £9 million investment package led by Epidarex Capital, joined by IP Group and Scottish Enterprise. Kynos has also been awarded £2.5m through an Innovate UK grant to fund a first-time in human Phase 1 clinical trial of its
abrdn and the University of Edinburgh have formed an industry-academic partnership to deliver innovation in the investment sector.
Edinburgh-headquartered Rhizocore Technologies, a company behind innovation to create healthy forest ecosystems which support successful tree-planting has secured £370,000 in equity investment. Rhizocore Technologies produces locally-adapted mycorrhizal fungi to enhance tree-planting projects,
The EIE Investor Readiness Programme, delivered by the Bayes Centre at the University of Edinburgh, has announced a list of 36 high growth tech businesses selected for EIE22. EIE, which is supported by the Scottish Government, culminates at the EIE Showcase Conference on Thursday 6th October, where
Two events taking place next month will enable University of Edinburgh-supported start-ups to pitch their companies to an audience of investors, grant funding bodies and fellow entrepreneurs. The AI Accelerator Showcase and Venture Builder Incubator Demo Day take place in Edinburgh on 17 and 25 Marc
Bringing about positive change through ethical finance is the aim of a new partnership between the Global Ethical Finance Initiative (GEFI) and the University of Edinburgh. The partnership, announced at yesterday's launch of the Scottish Taskforce for Green and Sustainable Financial Services, aims t