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Edinburgh Startup Ecosystem Overview

City Ranking
National Ranking
6th
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1
in United Kingdom
Regional Ranking
26th
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4
in Western Europe
Global Ranking
102nd
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31
worldwide

top industries
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Ecommerce & Retail
#62 worldwide
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Education
#100 worldwide
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Social & Leisure
#110 worldwide

notable startups
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ecosystem description

The Startup Ecosystem of Edinburgh is ranked at number 102 globally, and shows a positive momentum increasing 31 spots since 2020. Edinburgh also ranks at number 6 in United Kingdom, and 26 in Western Europe.

Edinburgh is an ideal place to locate for Ecommerce & Retail, Education and Social & Leisure startups. As the most popular industries in Edinburgh, there is a sample of 70 Ecommerce & Retail startups in Edinburgh, 37 Education startups in Edinburgh, and 20 Social & Leisure startups in Edinburgh, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is also a sample of 219 startups in Edinburgh, no accelerators in Edinburgh, 2 coworking spaces in Edinburgh, no organizations in Edinburgh and 1 leaders in Edinburgh.

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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
Desana radically reduces reliance on traditional offices for companies while giving workforces waaaay more flexibility. Read more
Legaleisign enables companies to send out and have their contracts signed online. It's straightforward, fast, and has a unique group structure so customers can scale out their use in the most affordable way. Read more
ShareIn is a software and compliance firm specializing in crowdfunding solutions and technology. Read more
Care Sourcer, a platform that connects those seeking care with those providing it Read more
Reserve Apartments provide a quality collection of holiday apartments in Edinburgh & Glasgow, all with instant online booking. For property owners and managers we provide comprehensive solutions, ranging from an easy way to get more bookings, through to a full marketing and management offering. Read more
Euan's Guide: Disabled Access Reviews by disabled people for disabled people Read more
Float provides businesses with cash flow forecasting and scenario planning. Read more
Our product Float - is a real time financial dashboard for small businesses. On one side - we integrate with accounting software to pull in up to date accounts and transactions to update budgets. On the other side - we track deals that form a sales forecast. The combination of these two sources together provide a powerful forecast. Read more
Krotos is an independent company & best-known for its Dehumaniser software Read more
TravelNest is an advertising optimisation platform for holiday rental owners. Read more
intelligentpos® is a low cost electronic cash register solution for micro and small businesses. Hospitality and retail operators want to harness the power of EPOS with none of the expensive setup costs associated with traditional PC based POS systems. Users can process sales on the speedy, native iOS front end app (capable of offline use) and view real-time business performance from any device on the cloud based dashboard. Hardware such as receipt printers, barcode scanners and cash drawers may also be purchased to complete the system. Recently integrated with Xero accounting software and other online software services as well as chip and pin services. intelligentpos can save you time, allowing you to run your business even more profitably - all backed by our 7 days per week, UK based telephone support team. Read more
SpecifiedBy is an online platform that helps architects and other construction specifiers to find the best construction products for a particular project; whilst providing construction product companies with an actionable lead generation platform. Read more
Logopony is an online web app making it easier&faster to create flat logos for startups. It is completely HTML5/JS/Canvas based app, no flash. There are 3 main key points why it is different from the competition: fully editable logo templates, 150,000+ shapes to choose from and easy to use yet very powerful editing tools. So if you need an awesome flat logo for your startup made fast - try our web app, it's free! Read more
PocketFM, a technology company, provides a mobile work management application to help users manage the maintenance of buildings and assets. Read more
Robotical makes a low cost walking robot that's more than a toy! The perfect robot for learning about robotics 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
Big company machine learning for marketing at a small company price. Read more
Boundary is an IoT Home Security company providing a smart burglar alarm system that can be controlled over mobile devices. Read more
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
Lovat is a tax compliance platform for e-commerce companies for 57 countries Read more
Scotland's largest Tech Incubator. Companies include Kotikan, Rightscale, Cloudsoft, Stipso, Zonefox, miiCard, Goodmark Medical, Float Yard, Sodash, Administrate, Make It Social, EO Surgical, Research Active, Makur Media, Confbuzz, Peekabu Studios, Get Square, Biospoke, Turing Festival and Outplay Games. Read more
Increase engagement, conversions & revenue for your brand with mobile first video Read more
Carbogenics is an Edinburgh-based start-up company which produces sustainable carbon adsorbents from difficult to recycle organic waste. Read more
Blockchain Technology Partners is an Edinburgh based technology startup.  Read more
CirrusHQ is a cloud based services provider offering systems management and 24/7 monitoring to customers allowing them to focus on running their business whilst we ensure maximum performance and reliability at the same time as minimizing costs. We are able to assist customers with systems design as well as management and work with a number of startups and established companies primarily in the media and ecommerce sectors worldwide. CirrusHQ also offers a SaaS tool which helps you monitor and manage your cloud based infrastructure It provides a simple, web based interface to manage your servers across cloud providers and data centres so you can get alerts when things go wrong. Unlike other companies who claim once per minute is real time, CirrusHQ's monitoring solution collects metrics every 10 seconds from the internals of your servers and the applications running on them allowing for faster detection of potential issues. Read more
Macomics is an immuno-oncology company. Read more
Beatsmedia work with international DJs, labels, artists, producers & more. We offer you our time and resources to help promote your brand around the Internet. We work directly with you in order to help you increase your online exposure through digital marketing and social networking. We strive to become a well established, reputable business by providing a good service to those who need it most!. Beatsmedia was born from a love of music, and a desire to help link musicians who work hard, to people who appreciate the work they do. This is a free service which is at the core of Beatsmedia; indeed this is the very definition of Beatsmedia. Beatsmedia is not a soulless profit making corporation, it is a helpful collection of music lovers who utilize various publishing channels to share their love of music. Read more
High-quality, Affordable Language Learning Flashcards Use promo code LAUNCH15 to get 15% off. Read more
Aveni operates as a video conferencing company. Read more
HR tech, Recruitment tech, HR insourcing, HR consultancy, Recruitment Insourcing Read more
Spktral is a technology, analytics and consulting they help to deliver sustainable change at a time when equality matters more. Read more
SquareBook is a socially responsible FinTech driving a new IPO equity culture. Read more
Playerbase is a community driven platform for gamers that delivers solutions to improve overall gaming experience. Read more
AI technology solutions to detect and prevent the proliferation of counterfeit goods and fake reviews online. Read more
Inbest.ai is a data analytics platform that aims to democratise the access to wealth management. Read more
SymbaSync creates instant access to up-to-date employee skills and interests to source for temporary and permanent project teams. Read more
SaaS, Uboro keeps track of everything, from cats to rockets! Read more
Wallscope uses Machine Learning and Semantic Technologies to build Knowledge Graphs and Linked Data applications. Read more
Mobile App and ordering system for small scale food service operators. Read more
Invizius is developing treatments to help hemodialysis patients live longer, feel better, and suffer fewer cardiovascular complications. Read more
Artificial Intelligence tool built for engineers and planners to design better infrastructure Read more
Neurolabs builds a Computer Vision platform allowing users to build custom image recognition algorithms using 3D models. Read more
Monily Machine Learning provides APIs for Digital Receipts Read more
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