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Scotland’s global appeal underscored by annual EY Attractiveness Survey

Increase in FDI projects sees Scotland bucking UK and Europe trend

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Support for SMEs in Scottish offshore wind supply chain

Scottish Enterprise has appointed global energy consultancy Xodus Group to the role of Offshore Wind Cluster Builder to develop and grow the offshore wind supply chain across Scotland.

Jan Robertson, interim director of Growth Investments, Scottish Enterprise

Record year for Scottish equity deals

Scotland retained its strong position as one of the most active equity investment markets in the UK last year with the number of deals completed reaching record levels.

Chris Hughes, CEO, Estendio

Glasgow based Ed-Tech scale-up Estendio secures £450,000 of funding after a year of exceptional growth supporting students with disabilities.

Presentations are difficult for anyone, but even more-so for the 300,000 disabled students across the UK, who are often required to present as part of their university or college course. Estendio is on a mission to alleviate presentation anxiety, after Chris Hughes, Founder and CEO, experienced the challenge of presenting first hand as a dyslexic student in university.

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Green, innovative and ethical approach to financial services welcomed by Scottish Enterprise as SFE launches new strategy

Scottish Enterprise Interim Chief Executive Linda Hanna welcomed the five-year strategy for Scotland’s financial services industry from Scottish Financial Enterprise:

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Smart home security start-up Boundary secures investment totalling £3.7m

Smart home security start-up Boundary Technologies has announced investment of £3.7m to scale up following the successful launch of its first product, including £1.5m from Skyscanner’s co-founder Gareth Williams - his biggest angel investment to date.

Pete Jaco, CEO, MemCrypt

Spin-out launches to tackle growing ransomware threat

Tech entrepreneur Pete Jaco has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of a university spin-out geared to tackling the multi-billion pound ransomware market.

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New plan to accelerate green economic recovery

Scottish Enterprise to invest £400 million to safeguard and create jobs for Scotland.

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Scottish Enterprise podcasts launch with conservationist Sacha Dench prior to Glasgow electric paramotor take off for COP26

Scottish Enterprise is today (May 19) launching its ‘Think Climate’ podcasts with conservationist and UN ambassador Sacha Dench as the first guest to appear and who will discuss her record breaking attempt to fly around the UK in an electric paramotor to raise awareness of climate change.

Alison Lang, CEO, Changingday

Changingday raises investment to develop immersive virtual reality games for autistic people

Changingday, the Glasgow start-up creating virtual reality games for autistic people, has secured more than £670,000 to develop and launch its products.

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First class datacentre sites identified in new reports

Twelve prime sites have been identified as the result of a study which has been developed to help establish Scotland as an attractive location for green datacentres and to accelerate inward investment from the datacentre sector.

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New podcast series from Cooperative Development Scotland discusses inclusive business models role in rebuilding economy

Co-operative Development Scotland (CDS), the arm of Scottish Enterprise which promotes company growth through employee ownership and co-operative business models has launched a podcast series to highlight the benefits of inclusive business models. The first features Jamie Hepburn MSP, Minister for Business, Fair Work and Skills.