Who We Are

Scottish EDGE is a competition aimed at identifying and supporting Scotland’s up-and-coming, innovative, high-growth potential entrepreneurial talent.

We believe that it’s important to support entrepreneurs and start-up businesses in any way we can. We also recognise that supporting businesses isn’t a one-off thing. From providing prize funding of up to £150,000 to a quick catch-up, we’re here for the long haul. Are you in? Let’s get down to business.

  • 2,218 Applications
  • £8m Awarded
  • 245 Businesses Supported
  • 818 Jobs Generated
  • £45.06m Additional Turnover
  • £44.12m Additional Investment

Our Competitions

Scottish Edge Loans

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Young EDGE Loans launched to give further boost to Scotland’s youngest entrepreneurs.

Offering loans of between £2,500 and £25,000, the Scottish EDGE Loans programme is designed to support young entrepreneurs aged 18-30 who are keen to grow their business but lack the finance to put their plans into place. For further details, please contact Richard Gibson, Young EDGE Loans Manager, at richard.gibson@scottishedge.com.

Our Latest Updates

Case Studies

  • Trtl:

    One of the main benefits of winning the Scottish EDGE is the network it plugs you into.

    Michael Corrigan
  • IntelligentPoS:

    Since we won the Scottish EDGE, we’ve doubled the size of our team from twenty to forty.

    Robin Knox, IntelligentPoS
  • Appointedd:

    Without Scottish EDGE, I don’t think we’d be in business now.

    Leah Hutcheon, Appointedd
  • Geek Retreat:

    Scottish EDGE funding can be absolutely invaluable to new startup companies.

    Carina Walsh, Geek Retreat
  • Mallzee:

    I think Scotland's a great place to start a business.

    Cally Russell, Mallzee
  • Kitsch Drinks:

    Young EDGE was just the perfect amount for us to scale up.

    Craig Johnston, Kitsch Drinks

Latest Tweets

  1. BIG NEWS! Registration for the Scottish EDGE Round 10 Final is OPEN, book your place now! scottishedge.com/tickets/ pic.twitter.com/4fBNvF9vr5

  2. Congrats #EDGEAlumni @__DavidHunter @magnushouston @LeahHutcheon, @tvsquared! @EY_Scotland Entrepreneur of the Year insider.co.uk/news/ey-entrep…

  3. Got your ticket yet? #ESsummit17 twitter.com/EntrepScot/sta…

  4. Really excited to see our alumna @alexfeechan of @LiveLoveFindra open her first shop next week. Good luck Alex!… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

  5. "Be realistic, if you want to recruit good people, make sure the incentive is right". Expert advice from… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…

Contact Us

If you have any questions or want more information on Scottish EDGE, our Loans programme, or have a potential partnership to discuss, then please feel free to get in touch using the number or contact form below:

tel: 0131 317 0031