EIE is a technology investor showcase featuring highly promising companies from the life sciences, ICT and energy sectors seeking funding from seed to A round. You’ll have been to such events before and will continue to travel the world attending more.
However, you won’t find another EIE.
Is it the quality of companies? Perhaps.
Is it the impressive line-up of engaging International speakers? Maybe.
Is it the opportunity to network with hundreds of entrepreneurs and international investors? Possibly.
Or is it all of the above plus the fact that we know how to put on a world class event that you will actually enjoy? Absolutely.
FeW Scottish firms have such a strong – and literal – claim to being one of the brightest leading lights on the technology scene as pureLiFi. The Edinburgh University spin-out is a pioneer in the use of light to transmit data – LiFi, rather than existing technologies such as WiFi.
Tech companies in Scotland have until 31 May to apply for the chance to pitch to Chinese investors as part of the Scotland China programme organised by Informatics Ventures, We Are The Future, The Asia Scotland Institute and Scottish Enterprise.
Ian Ritchie shares his views on the Scottish Technology Scene, looking back to the mid 80's when it really all began to the companies he thinks are the next generation of rising stars...and there's plenty to choose from.
Alex van Someren first spoke at an iVTuesday in April 2013 and left us tantalizingly suspended at the point in 2008, with the acquisition of nCipher. Last week he returned and delivered one of the most self-deprecating, humorous even, keynotes we’ve ever had at an iVTuesday.
On March 16th Chancellor George Osborne delivered his eighth Budget and SMEs across the UK can be encouraged by his intention to back home-grown business. In this post Johnston Carmichael take a closer look at the changes that will affect you and your business going forward.
If you are seeking venture capital for the first time it may feel like standing at the entrance of a maze. You know there is a way in and a way out - but anticipating the length of the journey and what might happen as you move forward can seem daunting.
In an interview last week Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerburg discussed his views on tech startup capitals, in particular how Berlin stacked up vis-a-vis Silicon Valley. It kind of begs the question where our fast-growing startup capital that is Edinburgh matches up.
To have a meaningful dialogue with a potential VC investor, you should be aware of the terms often sought by VCs and why these are important to them. Some of these terms may mirror those commonly requested by angel investors but there are important differences too.