Scotland has the EDGE

23rd June 2016


The Scottish start-up ecosystem is among the most close-knit and supportive in the world. With support by the government through Scottish Enterprise and Business Gateway, networks like Entrepreneurial Spark, and RBS, scottish companies thrive. The Scottish EDGE is a competition aimed at identifying and supporting Scotland’s up-and-coming, innovative, high-growth potential entrepreneurial talent, and has helped businesses including Mallzee, Beauty Kitchen and Appointedd take off internationally.

Having seen fellow start-ups like MindMate who have now joined New-York-based technology accelerator, Techstars, Team LUPO is excited to have been awarded the Scottish Young EDGE award, presented by entrepreneuring legend and filanthropist Sir Tom Hunter at the RBS campus in Gogarburn, Scotland. Connect-In Co-Founder & COO, Vincenz Klemt, sees this as “a privilege and opportunity to grow the team within Silicon Glen”, and Raj Sark, CEO, adds that the strength of the EDGE network is a positive addition after the company had joined [email protected] in 2015.