• Scottish EDGE launches Winners EDGE (WEDGE)

    Scottish EDGE Launches a Follow-on Funding Award for its Winners

    Two previous Scottish EDGE winners will take an equal share of the £200,000 prize fund available to successful applicants of the new Winners EDGE (WEDGE) Award.

  • Round 14 Application Workshops

    If you are considering applying for Scottish EDGE in Round 14, then be sure to come along to one of our workshops – kindly hosted by some of our supporting organisations in locations throughout Scotland.

  • Scottish EDGE Awards a Record £1.8 Million to Scottish Startups

    Last month, Scottish EDGE announced a £1 Million funding increase from Scottish Enterprise and at the Round 13 Final Twenty Four winners reaped the benefits with each taking home up to a six-figure share of the almost £2 million prize pot.

  • Scottish EDGE Scales Up With £1M Injection From Scottish Enterprise

    The quality and quantity of exceptional start-up businesses capable of scaling from Scotland has seen Scottish EDGE receive additional funding of £1m from Scottish Enterprise to grow the competition.

  • EDGE 13 is now OPEN!

    Never ones to bow to superstition, Scottish EDGE, the UK’s largest business funding competition, is on the hunt for Scotland’s most innovative entrepreneurs with the launch of ‘Lucky’ Round 13.

  • EDGE 13 Key Dates and Workshops

  • Scottish EDGE and Postcode Innovation Trust launch Social Enterprise EDGE Award

    Scottish EDGE launches a special category award to target social enterprise applicants.

    • Scottish EDGE has made 300 awards to date, totalling over £11 million, creating over 1000 jobs and boosting turnover and investment

    Scottish EDGE, Scotland’s leading competition to identify and support the nation’s most promising entrepreneurial talent, is launching a special category award today – the Social Enterprise EDGE (SEE) Award – in partnership with Postcode Innovation Trust to encourage applications from Social Enterprise businesses.

  • Scottish EDGE Round 12 awards nearly £1 million to Scotland’s most promising start-up businesses

    The winners of Scottish EDGE Round 12 have been announced with stem cell research business, Cytochroma taking home the Higgs EDGE Science and Technology Special Award.

    Each of the winners will take home up to a six-figure share of the £1million prize pot and will receive an all-encompassing package of support from Scottish EDGE’s partner organisations to help them fast-track and grow their business.

  • Scottish EDGE announces its finalists and new Live Final venue

    Scottish EDGE has announced a new venue for its latest round’s finalists, taking the UK’s largest business funding competition out of its Edinburgh home for the first time since its inception in 2013.

    • Twenty businesses reach the finale of Scottish EDGE Round 12 – the UK’s biggest business funding competition
    • They will pitch to an expert panel of judges, chaired by Jim McColl OBE of Clyde Blowers on 29th May at the Macrobert Arts Centre, Stirling for a slice of the round prize pot of £1 million
  • Creative EDGE returns to target entrepreneurs from the Creative Industries

    Scottish EDGE, Scotland’s leading competition to identify and support the nation’s most promising entrepreneurial talent, has once again joined forces with Creative Scotland and Cultural Enterprise Office to encourage applications from the creative sector via the Creative EDGE special award. 

    The Creative EDGE Award is a prize of up to £100,000 – 60% loan and 40% grant – which will be presented to the top creative business idea to enter in Round 12 of the Scottish EDGE competition.