• Scottish EDGE partner with EDGE winners Amiqus

    Scottish EDGE, the UK’s largest business funding competition, has become a customer of one of its winners, Edinburgh-based tech startup Amiqus. 

    Amiqus ID software provided the anti-money laundering and credit checks required of applicants in the latest round of the top business competition.

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  • EDGE Alumni Good News — Feb/March 2017

    With just over a week to go before the close of our Scottish EDGE Round 10 application window, we’re taking a (momentary) break from our organising duties to reflect on some of the great EDGE Alumni achievements from the past month or so. From global partnership deals and big screen movie debuts, to award wins and huge funding rounds, our Scottish EDGE Alumni have once again risen to the occasion.

    Enjoy!

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  • EDGE Alumni Good News — December 2016

    It’s been a little while since we last reported on our alumni’s achievements. What with our HIGGS EDGE, Young EDGE and Wild Card EDGE finals, and our Scottish EDGE semi-final all taking place last month, not to mention the return of our Wild Card EDGE Public Voting competition, we thought it best to hold off on reporting on the ever impressive achievements of our alumni so that we could do them the justice that they deserve. So, to get you in the mood for the Round Nine Scottish EDGE Final NEXT WEEK (last chance to get your free ticket here), it’s time for a bumper instalment of Alumni Good News. Enjoy!

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  • EDGE Alumni Good News — September 2016

    After July and August’s bumper instalment of Alumni Good News, we worried that this Month’s would pale in comparison. Thankfully however, our Scottish EDGE Alumni have once again outdone themselves – from great market entries to successful company exits. So grab a coffee, get comfortable and enjoy this jam-packed edition of Alumni Good News.

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  • EDGE Alumni Good News — July & August 2016

    t’s been a little while since we last reported on our alumni’s achievements. What with the launches of Scottish EDGE Round 9 and our MadeBrave Creative Partnership last month, we thought it best to save things up until we could put all of our effort in to shouting from the rooftops. So, it’s time for a bumper instalment of alumni ‘good news’ as we highlight their accomplishments from July and August. Ready to get stuck in?

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  • Recharging Batteries at the Scottish EDGE Alumni Retreat

    In a guest blog, Wild Card EDGE Round 7 winner, Anne Farquharson of Equestrian Reviewer (GnuHow), shares her thoughts on the recent Scottish EDGE Alumni Retreat, which was hosted by Power of Youth in early August.

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  • EDGE Alumni Good News — June 2016

    You wouldn’t have thought that we’d have any more news to dish out after our Scottish EDGE round eight finals day last week, but our alumni have been busy too and that’s what we would like to share with you today. During June, our alumni racked up a number of awards, began crowdfunding campaigns, placed new products on sale and more. Here are all the details.

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  • EDGE Alumni Good News — May 2016

    Spring has arrived and so has a tonne of good news for our growing pool of alumni. While we’ve been out and about finishing the semi-final and final assessment stages of Scottish EDGE round eight, our alumni have been busy completing investment rounds, winning awards, and more. Here are the details.

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  • EDGE Alumni Good News — April 2016

    Time flies when you’re having fun, so here we are writing our second EDGE Alumni ‘Good News’ post. Just as in March, there was plenty for our alumni to celebrate as spring arrived in Scotland this April, and we’re keen to share their recent accomplishments with you. So grab yourself a cup of tea and spend a few minutes finding out what they’ve been up to…

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  • EDGE Alumni Good News — March 2016

    At the Scottish EDGE, we’re just as passionate about supporting our alumni as we are about encouraging new applications from Scotland’s up and coming entrepreneurs. That’s why we’re launching a new monthly blog series which charts the successes of our past winners in the past month. There’s lots to celebrate, with March 2016 seeing our alumni receive a number of awards, prize nominations, sell-out pre-orders, and more.

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