Scottish Enterprise

Scottish Enterprise unveils £0.5 billion investment plans

Scottish Enterprise (SE) has announced plans to approve large grant funding of up to £0.5 billion for up to 160 new company projects before the end of the financial year.

Published 3 December 2020

FreeFlow Technologies secures £1.85m in oversubscribed funding round

Glasgow-founded FreeFlow Technologies (FFT), the developers of the world’s lightest power to weight e-Bike motor, has secured £1.85 million from a heavily over-subscribed funding round.

Published 30 November 2020

Glasgow-based Product Guru secures £330,000 from trio of investors

Glasgow-based online product discovery platform Product Guru has secured funds of £330,000 to disrupt the traditional retail buying process by re-inventing how products end up on shelves.

Published 12 November 2020

Three University of Dundee spin-outs receive over £250,000 in funding

Three spinout projects from the University of Dundee with the potential to deliver significant healthcare benefits have received more than £250,000 from Scottish Enterprise to support their development.

Published 6 November 2020

90 Scottish start-ups receive share of £25m from Scottish Government

Grant and investment funding of almost £25 million has been committed to 90 innovative, early-stage businesses in Scotland whose growth ambitions were impacted by the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published 5 November 2020

Edinburgh-based Tangram moves into employee ownership

Edinburgh-based contemporary furniture and interior design company Tangram Furnishers Limited has announced its transition to employee ownership.

Published 3 November 2020

40 Scottish entrepreneurs join Scottish Enterprise's Unlocking Ambition programme

Forty of Scotland’s most talented, innovative and ambitious entrepreneurs are joining Scottish Enterprise's flagship entrepreneurial development programme, Unlocking Ambition.

Published 29 October 2020

Linda Hannah appointed interim chief executive of Scottish Enterprise

Linda Hanna has been appointed interim CEO at Scottish Enterprise.

Published 15 October 2020

Scottish Enterprise CEO Steve Dunlop to step down

Scottish Enterprise has announced that its CEO Steve Dunlop is to step down after a period of rapid change in which the organisation has played a central role in the Scottish Government's economic response to COVID-19.

Published 8 October 2020

Greenshoots: Highlands and Islands innovation projects to benefit food and drink sector

Two innovation projects are underway in the Highlands and Islands to develop new ways to support the growth of the food and drink sector.

Published 10 September 2020

Trustpilot launches global R&D hub in Edinburgh

Trustpilot has announced the creation of a new R&D and innovation hub in Edinburgh to develop new, world-leading technology that proactively tackles the behaviour that threatens trust online.

Published 7 July 2020

New Wave Foods secures £1.7m funding boost

New Wave Foods, trading as Shore the Scottish Seaweed company, has grown its product range on the back of a £1.7 million finance package.

Published 29 June 2020

EY: Scotland inward investment increased at a faster pace than the UK in 2019

Scotland has established a comparatively strong position within the UK in terms of attracting Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) having recorded an increase in both the number and share of UK projects in 2019, according to the EY Scotland Attractiveness Survey 2020.

Published 28 May 2020

Vert Technologies secures £730k of funding from investors

Vert Technologies, the Edinburgh-based leading-edge compressor manufacturer, has secured £729,000 in new funding from a clutch of existing investors, including Par Equity, Equity Gap, Aero Den and the Scottish Investment Bank, the investment arm of Scottish Enterprise.

Published 23 April 2020

Fintech GCEX to open new Glasgow facility

GCEX (GC Exchange Limited), a fintech specialising in digital assets, has announced that it will open a new facility in Glasgow.

Published 11 March 2020