A guide to the Glasgow-Edinburgh tech hub

Edinburgh is the most active tech community outside London with 31 per cent of its job roles in the tech sector, writes Jobbio’s Kirstie McDermott

Alternative Finance for Business

Are angel syndicates the best route for start-up investment in Scotland?

Getting your start-up funded is thought harder to achieve if you’re beyond the South of England. Yet last year a record-breaking £146m was raised by angel investor syndicates in Scotland

Venture Capital Funding

Scotland’s first pre-seed tech accelerator Seed Haus reveals first cohort of start-ups

Scotland's first dedicated pre-seed stage tech accelerator, Seed Haus, announces its diverse first cohort.


Keenan Recycling expands in Central Belt with BGF investment

Scottish organic waste management company receives backing from Business Growth Fund


Scotland hosts two hottest cities for tech salaries outside of London

Edinburgh and Glasgow above any other English cities for average salaries earned by technology professionals.


No vote does not mean business as usual for SMEs

Small and medium-sized businesses located south of the border could be faced with dual payrolls and two different tax systems under plans outlined for increased devolution in the run up to the independence referendum.


A referendum which could have a profound impact on business

Whatever the result of the Scottish independence referendum, the outcome will likely have a significant effect on the business landscape of the UK or divided nations.


What Scottish independence would mean for business leaders and SMEs

As the battle lines are draw between the Yes camp of Alex Salmond and the No camp of Alistair Darling, GrowthBusiness asks the question of what a lone Scotland would do for business.


Fifth Scottish deal in three months for Business Growth Fund as R&D tax relief firm backed

The Business Growth Fund has added another business services company to its growing portfolio by supporting R&D tax relief offering Jumpstart.


Sixth Scottish investment for Business Growth Fund

Luxury toiletries manufacturer Arran Aromatics has become the third August investment for the Business Growth Fund.


Corporate venture deal for Scottish firm ZiLift takes VC backers to seven

ZiLift has become the latest Aberdeen-based business to secure venture capital backing, this time from the corporate venturing arm of Saudi Aramco.


Business Growth Fund taps into growing Aberdeen-based oil and gas software scene

The Business Growth Fund has upped its activity in Scotland and has now invested £24.1 million into the region.