$4M Funding for New eSports Firm FLICK

Nigel Eccles and Rob Jones, two of the founders of Scottish tech 'unicorn' FanDuel have raised $4 million in funding for their new esports venture, Flick, which is expected to launch in the near future. The funding has been secured from exclusively US-based institutional investors. Mobile Screen Sharing Details of the new company's technology are... Continue Reading →

Funding Competition Open To Edinburgh Digital Companies

Attention game developers and digital companies - especially (but not limited to) those in Edinburgh - Innovate UK (the organisation formerly known as the technology strategy board) is to invest up to £1 million in innovative research and development projects centred on the emerging cluster of digital media businesses in Edinburgh. The competition aims to stimulate the hotspot... Continue Reading →

DeltaDNA Raises $3M In Second Round Funding

Excellent new today from analytics and game personalisation platform deltaDNA. The company has secured an additional $3 million in Series A second round equity funding, taking the company's total investment to date to $5 million. The latest round of investment has been secured through deltaDNA’s existing investors Par Equity,  STV Group plc and the Scottish... Continue Reading →

Engage Invest Exploit 2015

Every year Edinburgh University's Informatics Ventures runs an event called Engage Invest Exploit. It's aimed at start-up companies which are looking for finance, business partnerships, board members, smart money and possibly even a little exposure in Scotland's business and tech press. It's a great event. It pulls in a very wide range - and large... Continue Reading →

Entrepreneurial Scotland

The creation of Entrepreneurial Scotland could have a significant impact on Scotland's video games and interactive industry. This new organisation is the result of two bodies joining forces to help make Scotland's business landscape better, stronger and catalyse new entrepreneurial growth. Entrepreneurial Exchange and the Saltire Foundation are 'coming together' to create Entrepreneurial Scotland which will represent... Continue Reading →

Reloaded Games Merges With K2 Networks, Raises Funding, Expands Platform

Reloaded Games, the company behind the release of APB Reloaded has a whole chunk of news to announce today... First of all, the company has completed its merger with K2 Networks, with the new organisation focused behind the Reloaded Games brand.  The development division will stay as Reloaded Productions, while the consumer site retains the... Continue Reading →

Interactive Scotland – Investment Masterclass – Glasgow, Thursday 14th June

Attention CEOs, MDs and entrepreneurs, Interactive Scotland is hosting an investment masterclass at Hillington Innovation Centre on Thursday 14th of June for companies exploring funding opportunities... Taking place from 9am-4pm, tickets are still available from Eventbrite.  Speakers include: Ian McDougall, McDougall Johnstone – Getting your business Investor Ready Alan Bain - Scottish Investment Bank - Equity and debt finance... Continue Reading →

World Exclusive – £1M Investment For Scottish Games Company

Development Studio Serious Parody has raised over £1M in investment to expand the studio's games portfolio.  This will allow the company to establish a new dedicated studio, based in Dundee and recruit 18 new members of staff in the coming months. Serious Parody has raised the majority of the money from private investors, with a... Continue Reading →

HubDub Raises New Funding Taking Total To $7M

Edinburgh-based games technology firm HubDub (which also has an office in Manhattan, fact fans,) has raised additional funding from its existing partners, taking the firm's total investment to $7,000,000. HubDub is the creator of FanDuel, the fantasy sports game, which allows players to bet (real) money on the outcome of sporting events. FanDuel focuses mostly... Continue Reading →

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