Company Case Studies

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Case studies

Shot Scope

Shot Scope designs, engineers and manufactures a smart wearable wristband that allows golfers to automatically track golf performance, statistics and analytics data.

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Computershare

The Australian financial services company chose Edinburgh as the home of its new global technology centre, creating more than 300 high-quality jobs in the Scottish capital.

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Holoxica

Medical imaging company Holoxica uses 3D digital holograms to help healthcare professionals diagnose and treat a range of conditions including Alzheimer’s, motor neuron disease, stroke, cancer, tumours and epilepsy.

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ShareIn

ShareIn specialises in building white label crowdfunding platforms that users can customise to their own brand and market, with an optional fully authorised financial regulation service.

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Amazon Development Centre

More than 4,000 miles from its global headquarters in Seattle, Washington, the world’s largest online retailer, Amazon, employs a crucial team of people at its Development Centre in Edinburgh.

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Appointedd

Appointedd is the perfect example of how it’s possible to export globally from here in Edinburgh, thanks to the advances in modern-day technology.

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Intelligentpos

Established to address the lack of affordable systems, intelligentpos provides an innovative, easy to use, tablet based point of sale solution to small and medium businesses.

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Sensewhere

Sensewhere’s indoor positioning software is being used by companies in sectors such as social media, gaming, retail, advertising and mapping.

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Capture Mobility

Capture Mobility is one of only six companies globally chosen to collaborate with Shell in providing clean energy to off-grid areas all over the world.

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Xilinx

Engineers working in Edinburgh for chip maker Xilinx are helping to drive global megatrends and fast track the development of new products and technologies.

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PureLiFi

The University of Edinburgh spin-out PureLiFi is a leader in the use of light based communications to transmit data. It recently launched LiFi-X, the world’s first mobile LiFi dongle.

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Skyscanner

Edinburgh-based Skyscanner is one of Scotland’s ‘unicorns’ – tech start-ups valued at more than $1 billion – and has grown exponentially since it was set up in 2003.

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Aridhia

Data science company Aridhia is helping to improve patient care through links to world-class research institutions including The University of Edinburgh.

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Craneware

The Craneware team in Edinburgh design and build financial software for the healthcare sector. Aparna Bhat, infrastructure architect and Keith Neilson, chief executive tell us more.

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Money Dashboard

Steve Tigar, chief executive of Money Dasboard tells us more about the ambitions of the Edinburgh-based fintech company.

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Administrate

John Peebles, CEO of Administrate, tells us more about one of Scotland’s fastest growing software companies.

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NCR Edinburgh

The NCR team in Edinburgh build software from major banks as well as airlines and cinemas. Natalia joined the company as a software developer and loves living in Edinburgh.

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FreeAgent

Ed Molyneux, Chief Executive of FreeAgent, tells us more about the Edinburgh-based online accounting business.

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Nucleus Financial Group

David Ferguson, CEO of Nucleus, talks about the growth of the company which now has 135 staff and £9 billion assets under management.

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Virgin Money

We spoke to Virgin Money's Stephen Pearson to hear about the growth of the challenger bank in Edinburgh.

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Chris Stewart Group

Chris Stewart is a multi award-winning success as a developer of transformational regeneration projects.

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Baillie Gifford

Andrew Telfer, Baillie Gifford's Joint Senior Partner, tells us more about one of the UK’s leading investment managers.

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