Having been involved at the semi-finals stage many times before, Professor Gary McEwan will now proudly take his place on the judging panel at the milestone 20th Round of Scottish EDGE Final next week.
On the 6th & 7th December, 12 Finalists will pitch for a share in Scottish EDGE’s total ‘Round 20’ prize pot of £1.5 million – facing a heavyweight panel of judges. This incredible two-day event will take place at the Royal Bank of Scotland Conference Centre in Edinburgh.
Professor Gary McEwan will be in excellent company. He will join fellow judges Ana Stewart, Partner at EoS Advisory, Leah Hutcheon, CEO of Appointedd and Raghu Narula MD of Customer Engagement & Distribution at Natwest.
Professor Gary McEwan commented:
“It is an honour to have been invited to join the judging panel at next week’s Scottish EDGE Finals. This is certainly one of the biggest highlights of the year in our calendar!
Our friends and colleagues at Scottish EDGE have built something very special that we should all be very proud of. Like Elevator, they play a critical role in growing our entrepreneurial ecosystem.
We all have a responsibility to ensure we continue to support, showcase, and celebrate the exceptional entrepreneurial talent that we have right here in Scotland.”
Round 20 of the UK's BIGGEST small business funding competition will take place on the 6th and 7th Dec at the Royal Bank of Scotland Conference Centre, with the latest batch of finalists pitching for up to £100,000 in funding.
The two-day event will consist of a mix of pitching, networking, and competitions. The awards ceremony will follow on the evening of 7th December (after pitching), during which the successful pitchers will be awarded a share of the £1.5m prize pot.
Professor Gary McEwan will attend the Awards Ceremony in which the winners for Scottish EDGE round 20 will be announced. Winners will be revealed for the Scottish EDGE, Social Enterprise EDGE, Young EDGE and Wild Card EDGE categories, including the announcement of the special category awards: Net Zero EDGE, STV Growth EDGE, Circular Economy EDGE, Industrial Biotechnology EDGE and Creative EDGE.
The very first winner of the Community EDGE Award will be announced.
Past Scottish EDGE winner Dave Hughes of Novosound will be sharing the story of his entrepreneurial journey.
We are incredibly proud and excited to be a part of Scottish EDGE – supporting some of the best up-and-coming entrepreneurs that we have in Scotland. Good luck to all the finalists participating in this year’s pitching. We will be watching out for those with the EDGE!Back to all blogs