Elevator Helps Give Inspiring Entrepreneurs the EDGE

Last night [6 December 2018] a mix of our Grey Matters and TechX Pioneers, regional Accelerator Founders and Business Gateway clients secured over £350,000 from Scottish EDGE.

Held at the Royal Bank of Scotland’s (RBS) headquarters in Edinburgh, the competition - backed by RBS, The Hunter Foundation and the Scottish Government - is aimed at helping promising Scottish start-ups to accelerate their growth.

Now in its 13th round, the competition celebrated its biggest award ceremony to date, awarding a record breaking £1.8million to some of the country’s most innovative entrepreneurs.

Our winners included:

  • Platinum Informatics, secured £100,000
  • RAB-Microfluidics, secured £60,000
  • Tenzor GEO, secured £50,000
  • Trojan Energy, secured £50,000
  • FreshMex, secured £60,000
  • Scottish EDGE Wild Card, Nexves, secured £10,000

Gary McEwan, CEO at Elevator, said: “Scottish EDGE is a dynamic competition; it provides a platform for entrepreneurial homegrown talent to propel themselves into the global marketplace and unlock their full growth potential, which in turn drives forward regional economic success.  

“Scotland is a nation which reaches for the stars; it prides itself on creating opportunities for businesses to grow, collaborate and flourish, and at Elevator, we’re extremely proud to be part of the country’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.”

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