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Startup Festival

Startup Festival


Prosthetic Printing Pioneers' Prize-winning Pitch

18 Mar 2019

A funding boost for a business aiming to produce bionic limbs that don't cost an arm and a leg capped another successful Startup Festival at the University of Edinburgh Business School.

1 Day To Go!

5 Mar 2019

Get ahead of the entrepreneurial game with our career changing festival.

Code Connect

2 Mar 2019

Connect with Edinburgh's fastest growing companies at the UK's largest startup incubator at this year's festival.

Speakers Announced for Startup Festival 2019!

1 Mar 2019

CEOs, Founders, and Directors join us for our 'Bite-sized Stories of Startups' sessions.

Startup Festival Returns for 2019

14 Feb 2019

The Startup Festival returns for another year, and this time we've teamed up with incubator CodeBase to bring the first interactive talent fair to Edinburgh.

Crover and Lilypads big winners at Startup Festival

8 Mar 2018

Budding startups Crover and Lilypads were crowned winners of this year’s E Club Pitching Competition.

3 days to go - ticketing update

4 Mar 2018

Our ticketing tips ahead of Wednesday's festival.

1 week to go!

28 Feb 2018

Scaling up globally, success breeds success, networking lunch and more...

Social innovators lined up for Startup Festival return

1 Feb 2018

Founders and social innovators from companies like Social Bite, FreeAgent and the Edinburgh Tool Library will be in attendance at this year's festival.

Video | Startup Festival 2017 unmissable moments

16 Mar 2017

In 11 hours and 17 events we brought students and entrepreneurs together to celebrate Edinburgh as a great city to startup. These are some of the day's unmissable moments.

Co & Co and Roomerical scoop top prizes at E Club pitching competitions

10 Mar 2017

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

Insight | Skills gap holding back Scotland’s entrepreneurial potential

6 Mar 2017

The Business School's Dr Ben Spigel argues Scotland's startups are being held back by a lack of sales skills.