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The Ecosystem of Edinburgh Startups

City Ranking
National Ranking
6th
0
in United Kingdom
Regional Ranking
23rd
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3
in Western Europe
Global Ranking
96th
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6
worldwide

top industries
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Energy & Environment
#7 worldwide
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Foodtech
#62 worldwide
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Ecommerce & Retail
#67 worldwide

notable startups
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ecosystem description

The Startup Ecosystem of Edinburgh is ranked at number 96 globally, and shows a positive momentum increasing 6 spots since 2021. Edinburgh also ranks at number 6 in United Kingdom, and 23 in Western Europe.

Edinburgh is an ideal place to locate for Energy & Environment, Foodtech and Ecommerce & Retail startups. As the most popular industries in Edinburgh, there is a sample of 57 Energy & Environment startups in Edinburgh, 29 Foodtech startups in Edinburgh, and 17 Ecommerce & Retail startups in Edinburgh, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is also a sample of 173 startups in Edinburgh, no accelerators in Edinburgh, 2 coworking spaces in Edinburgh, no organizations in Edinburgh and 1 leaders in Edinburgh.

Startups in Edinburgh

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LendingCrowd connects vibrant and growing community of small and medium sized enterprises with investors. Offering businesses keener loan rates and investors better returns through our simple to use online platform. Read more
Atterley, the womenswear and menswear etailer for independent boutiques and brands to reach a global audience Read more
Money Dashboard is an online personal financial management service allowing users to view their online financial accounts. Read more
Power, lighting and communications platforms in controlled environments. Read more
Speech Graphics delivers pioneering facial animation technology to the entertainment industry. Read more
Skyrora is a launch services provider dedicated to delivering small satellites into orbit in a responsive, versatile, eco-friendly manner. Read more
TVSquared is the global leader in TV attribution. Read more
pureLiFi develops technology for communication networks that integrates data and lighting utility infrastructures. Read more
Care Sourcer, a platform that connects those seeking care with those providing it Read more
Gecko Labs provides software to the Higher Education sector to improve the way insitutions engage with their students. Read more
Data Lab is an innovation center focusing on helping the Scottish industry to capitalize on a growing market opportunity in data science. Read more
Administrate helps training providers manage courses, customer, instructors, finances, documents, marketing, and their events. Instead of integrating separate pieces of software for each of these important aspects of their business, they pay us one low monthly fee. Read more
Shot Scope's patent-pending technology provides unparalleled insights into your golf game. Read more
Celtic Renewables is a biofuel startup focused on the renewable energy and whisky sector. Read more
Beer52 is the UK's most popular craft beer club. Read more
Innis & Gunn is Scotland’s most awarded and best loved independent brewer. Read more
Appointedd is an award-winning engagement and scheduling solution. Our cutting edge technology is trusted by the world's best brands, and many independent businesses, to create omnichannel experiences. Read more
Boundary is an IoT Home Security company providing a smart burglar alarm system that can be controlled over mobile devices. Read more
FinTech Scotland's mission is to develop a vibrant fintech eco-system in Scotland through innovation, collaboration and inclusion. Read more
QikServe is the enterprise platform for guest self-service in hospitality. Read more
EnteroBiotix is a developer of novel medicinal products intended to restore health and prevent bacterial infections. Read more
TravelNest is an advertising optimisation platform for holiday rental owners. Read more
Nova Innovation is an energy company that designs, builds, operates tidal energy devices, and develops sites for arrays of tidal turbines. Read more
One Year No Beer is a provider of an online toolkit for surviving modern alcohol-free society. Read more
MRM Global is a provider of marketing technology to the global drinks and hospitality sector. Read more
NCTech is a big data and analytics provider. Pioneering edge-to-cloud big data capture & provision with ML/AI for Google, government & AEC Read more
Amiqus Resolution is an online service to quickly and affordably resolve commercial disputes without appearing in court or tribunal. Read more
Gravitricity develops a novel storage technology which offers some of the best characteristics of lithium batteries and pumped storage. Read more
UK-based compressor manufacturing company. Read more
Dynamic in-game advertising for mobile games. Brands: Reach your audiences in mobile games. Developers: Make more money from your games. Read more
Wearable technology that captures on-the-spot data to track and enhance performance, allowing everyone to train like a pro Read more
Fresh Car Valeting is a platform that offers a complete mobile car cleaning service direct to your home or work place. Read more
Float provides businesses with cash flow forecasting and scenario planning. Read more
Blackford Analysis develops software solutions for the worldwide medical, oil and gas, and defense industries. Read more
Guest engagement platform, helping independent hotels compete with the chains Read more
Ecometrica is an end-to-end environmental software-as-a-service that helps businesses and governments identify risks and opportunities. Read more
Pufferfish open up a world of possibilities for better communication and engagement with world-beating PufferSphere® display solutions. Read more
Amati Global Investors is a specialist fund management business based in Edinburgh. Read more
Flavourly is the UK's leading craft beer & spirits discovery club and also operates an eCommerce shop serving all craft alcohol categories. Read more
Powerphotonic designs and fabricates freeform refractive micro-optics for laser beam correction and beamforming. Read more
SnapDragon Monitoring tackles online sales of counterfeit goods using registered IP. Read more
Independent digital marketing agency QueryClick uses unique technology to maximise ROI across brands’ multi-channel marketing campaigns Read more
Scottish company based in Edinburgh selling a range of native seasonal seaweeds of Scottish and Irish provenance. Read more
Caldan Therapeutics Ltd, a spin-out from a long-standing collaboration between Professor Trond Ulven at the University of Southern Denmark Read more
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Top Cities for Startups in United Kingdom Ranked by StartupBlink

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21.67
100.17
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10.406
1.16
5.45
3.79
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10.219
0.74
5.68
3.79
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7.806
0.84
3.17
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7.704
0.61
3.30
3.79
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7.682
0.94
2.94
3.79
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126th
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5.588
0.41
1.39
3.79
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130th
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5.537
0.58
1.16
3.79
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145th
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63
5.210
0.25
1.17
3.79
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148th
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59
5.166
0.39
0.98
3.79
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