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Dundee-based sports video game developer Digital Sports Arena inks global publishing deal with Playstack

GameDayLive is the world’s first real-time, player versus player soccer management team game for mobile devicesGame Day Live set for global launch...

CBRE reseach reveals office market performance across Scottish cities in final quarter of 2020

Impact of pandemic on take-up activity continued but not as much as expectedTotal Grade A space take-up in Edinburgh in 2020 was...

Stephen Foreshew-Cain joins software consultancy Scott Logic as CEO

Former GDS chief aims to establish the software consultancy in areas beyond Financial Services and the Public Sector, and to have an...

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SoConnect acquires Edinburgh-headquartered IT Centric

Acquisition takes Borders-based telecom, internet and IT managed services group to over 500 customers UK-wide and £5m plus revenue Combined group now has headcount of 38, supported by a nationwide network of over 200 engineers IT Centric acquisition marks second acquisition...

Business Stream secures water supply...

WATER retailer Business Stream has secured a new water and waste water services contract in the UK, with one of the world’s largest oil and gas supermajors, Shell. The three-year contract will see Edinburgh-based retailer Business...

IGS appoints new chief operating...

IGS, the Edinburgh-headquartered agritech and smart spaces business is gearing up for significant growth in 2021 as it welcomes aboard Andrew Lloyd as Chief Operating Officer.  His appointment is a strategic addition to the senior...

£12.0 million senior secured unitranche...

Shard Credit Partners announces the signing and completion of a £12.0 million senior secured unitranche loan facility in support of a management buy-in of market-leading port handling and logistics company JST Services (Scotland) Ltd (“JST Services”).  The MBI of...

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Report highlights Edinburgh as a...

EDINBURGH has been named one of the most innovative cities in the UK and among the world’s top 50 in a report produced by independent real estate consultancy Knight Frank. The Scottish capital placed behind only...

Commsworld included in G-Cloud 12...

COMMSWORLD, the UK’s largest independent network provider, has been listed for the fourth year running on a lucrative UK government telecoms and network framework. The Edinburgh-headquartered company won approval for its services on G-Cloud 12, where...

CGI and City of Edinburgh...

$175 million extension aims to position Edinburgh as one of the world’s ‘smartest’ cities CGI (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A) has signed a six-year extension to its contract with City of Edinburgh Council, extending the global IT...

Glasgow’s Portcullis House Sold

WATKIN Jones has completed the purchase of Portcullis House in Glasgow from Mapeley Investment Group Limited.  Located at 21 India Street in the city centre, Portcullis House occupies a substantial site of 0.826 acres. Leading developer...

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Dundee-based sports video game developer Digital Sports Arena inks global publishing deal with Playstack

GameDayLive is the world’s first real-time, player versus player soccer management team game for mobile devicesGame Day Live set for global launch in 2021BAFTA-award...

Stephen Foreshew-Cain joins software consultancy Scott Logic as CEO

Former GDS chief aims to establish the software consultancy in areas beyond Financial Services and the Public Sector, and to have an impact in...

Edinburgh Innovations boosts global links with non-exec appointments

A SENIOR US pharmaceuticals executive and Stanford University’s head of technology transfer are to become two Non-Executive Directors of Edinburgh Innovations, the University of...

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Four industry experts appointed to export advisory group

FFour industry experts have been appointed to an advisory group established to help grow Scotland’s exports. The four, who...

Loch Lomond whiskies win global golf sponsorship

LOCH Lomond Whiskies has added another world-class golf tournament to its expanding sponsorship portfolio by agreeing a new partnership with the WGC...

Cheeky Chompers launches £400,000 crowdfunding campaign

Baby care brand Cheeky Chompers has launched its first crowdfunding campaign this week on equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube. The Edinburgh-headquartered company, who...

James Buchan: No parachutes required. How fast, smart, digitally aware companies can break into the lucrative Eastern markets

When James Bond wanted to get into Asia, albeit North Korea, he dived out of a high- altitude stealth plane, parachuted into...

Further Canadian growth for Scottish communications agency

Beattie, the integrated communications agency, is to expand its Beattie Tartan brand into two more Canadian cities. The agency will add Ottawa and Winnipeg to...

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Scottish shares in strong finish to 2020, outperforming wider indices for...

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A STRONG final quarter of 2020 saw shares in Scottish companies outperform the wider FTSE and AIM All Share indices, with the...

Investment manager company reports record activity

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PAR Equity, the Edinburgh-based investment manager that specialises in early-stage technology businesses with high growth potential, increased its new investment activity to...

BGF anticipates strong pipeline for...

UK and Ireland investor BGF anticipates a strong pipeline for 2021 after marking a strong run of investment activity in 2020, despite the challenging economic backdrop of Covid-19.   Over...

Scots partnership’s game-changing platform for...

Unique lateral flow (LF) technology, relevant to COVID-19 testing, developed and proven in Scotland, has been submitted for UK patent protection by Coronex Limited (‘Coronex’).The technology has been demonstrated to detect SARS-CoV-2 antibodies...

Business Stream secures water supply...

WATER retailer Business Stream has secured a new water and waste water services contract in the UK, with one of the world’s largest oil and gas supermajors, Shell. The three-year...

IGS appoints new chief operating...

IGS, the Edinburgh-headquartered agritech and smart spaces business is gearing up for significant growth in 2021 as it welcomes aboard Andrew Lloyd as Chief Operating Officer.  His appointment is...

40m of new business secured...

IN its first trading quarter of 2021, Paisley-headquartered Clark Contracts has secured over £40m of new orders, from new and repeat customers. New orders include the refurbishment of the category...

Investment manager company reports record...

PAR Equity, the Edinburgh-based investment manager that specialises in early-stage technology businesses with high growth potential, increased its new investment activity to a record £12.4m in 2020. Despite the...

Aberdeen-based “laboratory on a chip”oil...

ABERDEEN University start-up oil analysis firm RAB-Microfluidics has secured £1.24 million in an investment round led by Eos Advisory. The funding, supported by London-based Newable Ventures, Scottish Enterprise and existing...

Archangels increases support for Scottish...

DESPITE the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, Edinburgh-based business angel investment syndicate, Archangels, led investments of £16.3m in promising Scottish start-up and early stage companies in 2020, topping its 2019 total of £13.4m...

Red Rock Power makes move...

Sustainable energy company acquires 50 per cent share of Överturingen onshore wind farm240.8 MW, recently completed wind farm in central Sweden is company’s first project outside of UK RED Rock...

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Singapore’s powerhouse design agency, Mobistudios, enters contract with NomadiX to acquire 20 iWalkers

SINGAPORE-based Mobistudios, a powerhouse creative design and technology player throughout Asia, has signed a contract to acquire 20 iWalkers, the digital roaming...

Float secures investment for international expansion

FLOAT, the award-winning cash flow service for Xero, QuickBooks Online and FreeAgent, today announced the completion of its £1.5m seed round led...

New Livingston facility for USA Manufacturer

Missouri, USA, based plastisol manufacturer PolySol, has opened a new purpose built production facility in Livingston to support rapid growth following a...

Sky-Futures agrees strategic partnership in Saudi Arabia

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) service provider Sky-Futures, has partnered with STC Specialized, the executive arm of the Saudi Telecom Company (STC), to...

Scottish forensics startup partner’s with America’s National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

Cyan Forensics, the Edinburgh-based digital forensics startup, is to work with the US-based National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, is the...