• #WhyStartEDIN

    "Edinburgh needs to create a strong brand, we can all get behind and help promote what is simply a fantastic place to live, work and develop your tech business potential"


    James Varga, CEO of The ID Co.


    A much needed "cheerleader for Edinburgh tech"


    Leah Hutcheson, CEO at Appointedd



  • Benefits

    Putting Edinburgh on the map for digital and tech will benefit the whole community, but besides being part of this dynamic promotional engine, members will benefit from:

    • Inclusion in promotional activity including listing on website, blogs, and social media
    • Access to a community of like-minded, inspired and successful individuals
    • Mentoring opportunities within the collective
    • Intros to investors and help with funding support
    • Business development, marketing and commercialisation
    • Recruitment and attracting talent  
    • Exposure by working with our Official Media Partner SBNN (Interviews, PR, announcements etc.)
    • Promotion of career opportunities in Edinburgh via website and national/ international events we attend
    • Opportunity for further representation at Edinburgh and International events and conferences
    • Promotion of company events to StartEDIN network
    • Connection to an ecosystem of resources and collaborative opportunities to help you grow
    • Discounted services offered by StartEDIN members and partners
    • The use of the StartEDIN brand on websites, digital and print advertising and promotional materials
    • Attendance of StartEDIN events featuring hot topics and international speakers
    • Opportunity to promote your business and showcase your products
    • Talent Introductions
    • We have created a database of global tech hubs around the world
    • Connection to a network of tech hubs across the world allowing you to identify and leverage market opportunities as you expand into a global market


    How our members are actively promoted:

    • Inclusion in promotional activity including listing on website, blogs, and social media
    • Connections to our Official Media Partners
    • Advertising Campaigns
    • Trade shows, exhibitions and similar events, UK and worldwide
    • Recruitment Fairs UK and Worldwide
    • Blog Sponsorship
    • Sponsorship of meetups and events in other city tech hubs
    • Social campaigns
    • Promotion through active links with the wider Edinburgh and Scottish Community

  • Pre-revenue Startups

    receive one year complimentary membership

  • Get Involved

    To apply for membership to StartEDIN, hear about sponsorship opportunities, or for more information, please submit your details below.

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