Tech Start-Up Awards

Technology firms in contention for Turing Fest prizes

Brian Corcoran,Turing Festval

Brian Corcoran: shared lessons (pic: Terry Murden)

Turing Fest has announced the finalists for this year’s Scottish Tech Startup Awards, to be held at The Jam House in Edinburgh on 28 November. 

Finalists in each category are: 

  • Startup of the Year – ChilliConnect, Current Health, Intelligent Growth Solutions, Money Dashboard and Speech Graphics
  • SaaS Startup of the Year – Adimo, Airts, Cortex Worldwide, Prodsight and ShareIn
  • Hardware Startup of the Year – Boundary, Casta Spes Technologies, Current Health, PlayerData and Shot Scope Technologies
  • Mobile Startup of the Year – CallWallet, Criton, HR Solver, Shoppa and Swipii
  • Agency of the Year – Design and Code, GearedApp, More Yum Studio, ScreenMedia and Storm ID
  • Tech for Good Award – Care Sourcer, Intelligent Growth Solutions, Sustainably, Topolytics and Voxsio
  • CEO of the Year – Chris McCann, Colin Hewitt, Jude Cook, Julie Grieve and Paul Farley
  • Investor of the Year – Archangels, MMC Ventures, Pentech Ventures, Rob Dobson and Techstart Ventures
  • Ecosystem Champion – CodeBase, FutureX, Gurjit Lalli, Mark Logan and Rookie Oven
  • Diversity in Tech Champion – dressCode, Girl Geek Scotland, Peter Aitken, Storm ID and Women Who Code Edinburgh 

Turing Fest CEO Brian Corcoran, said: “The biggest advantage people in a tech ecosystem can create for themselves is community – the shared lessons lead to accelerated learning, the extended network gives people more reach and access, the support founders can offer each other during what is invariably a difficult journey.

“Community is the core of any successful tech ecosystem, and these awards are a way to help build and celebrate that community.”

The judging panel for this years Scottish Tech Startup Awards includes: Brian Corcoran (Turing Fest), Eamonn Carey (Techstars London), Gillian Docherty (The Data Lab), Hazel Gibbens (Tech Nation), Natalie Novick (, Andy Robinson (Deliveroo), Darcie Tanner (Darcie Digital Co.), Melinda Matthews Clarkson (CodeClan), Meri Williams (Kindred Capital VC and Monzo Bank) and Olly Headey (FreeAgent).

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