Two innovative start ups have been named E Club pitching competition winners at this year’s Startup Festival.

Edinburgh College of Art Graduate, Natasha Goldstein’s Co & Co—an interdisciplinary online co-working platform for students secured first place in the Venture Development category.

Meanwhile Edinburgh researcher Dr. Brian Hamilton was recognised in the Novel Ideas category, for his work on large-scale architectural acoustic simulations.

In the Venture Development category Raimundo Gonzales’ Binaura and Azuolas Ciukas & Mantas Matjusaitis’ Cell Age were named runners up.

Fruit & vegetable self-checkout recognition developer, Lukas Daney and Nathalia Rus’ Doee concept shared the runner up prize for Novel Ideas.

Huge congratulations to all 11 students who made it through to the finals and pitched their ideas.

Runners up and finalists
Novel ideas
Brian Hamilton Roomerical Inc.
Andrew Baillie SnapSocial
Lukas Danev Fruit and Vegetable recognition for self-checkout
Nathalia Rus Doee
Maria Rejowicz-Quaid Armago
Venture development
Raimundo Gonzalez Binaura
Ishan Bashin XvsO Sportd
Natasha Goldstein Co & Co
Oliver Reich Nettergy
Jamal Bjaly Alex App.
Azuolas Ciukas CellAge

The winners and runners up will now share a portion of the total prize fund of £5,000 supported by Santander and Grant Property.