The Alba Incubation Service, a Scottish Enterprise funded project, is once again set to highlight the talent and innovation that Scotland’s technology sector has to offer with a strong turnout at Engage Invest Exploit 2014.
EIE14 showcases the best startups and spin-outs in Scotland and attracts a long list of investors, including leading venture capital firm Scottish Equity Partners, which has invested in a large number of Scottish tech-led businesses including leading flight search engine Skyscanner and current Alba tenant and world leader in aerial inspection, Cyberhawk.
Seven of Alba’s clients are set to showcase their exceptional technology ideas at this year’s event on 8 May – Tantallon Systems, Interface3 Digital, Codbod Technologies, Basewarp, C4B Solutions Ltd, TigerFace Games and Cosneta will look to exhibit their business potential and ambition to as many technology investors as they can in the hope of attracting investment support and creating new partnerships.
C4B, which provides turnkey software solutions for professional event organisers through its product Bizvento, commented: “Our globally experienced business and technology team is determined to develop an exceptional suite of products… At EIE14 investor showcase we are aiming to attract investment to further accelerate releases of new features and advanced functionality.”
Tantallon Systems has developed an innovative approach to energy management and is excited to have the opportunity to demonstrate the capabilities of its EnergyFusion™ energy management solution. Tantallon hopes not only to attract funding to speed up its time-to-market but also to engage with early adopters of its novel and powerful technology.
Head of Innovation and Incubation Services at Innovation Centres Scotland (ICS), Peter Andrew, commented: “Early stage businesses appreciate the value of events like EIE14 to showcase their skill, innovation and business potential. We are very pleased to see such a strong turnout this year from Alba Incubation Service – this is an excellent indication of the exciting new tech businesses pushing to the forefront in Scotland.”
ICS operate the Alba Incubation Service on behalf of Scottish Enterprise.