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Alexis Ovenstone

SnapDragon bolsters team with two top appointments

Edinburgh-based legal tech startup SnapDragon has strengthened its management team with the appointment of two new senior figures to the positions of Head of...
(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...
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...
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...
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...
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...

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...

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...
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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

A day spent at Scotland's premier tech festival – High Growth Scotland with Kim...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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Alexis Ovenstone

SnapDragon bolsters team with two top appointments

Edinburgh-based legal tech startup SnapDragon has strengthened its management team with the appointment of two new senior figures to the positions of Head of...
(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...
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...
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...
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...

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...