Glasgow is becoming an increasingly important tech city in the UK. It’s often thought that the tech industry is focused on more traditional sectors such as banking, finance, insurance and accountancy however with high educational attainment and access to a number of world class universities, Glasgow is creating a number of tech startups with data science being at the heart of many of them.Find Job in Glasgow
The Numbers in Scotland
What people are saying..
Nicky MorganMP - Digital Secretary
Scotland’s tech scene is leading the way in the development of cutting-edge cyber security, clean growth technologies and it has already produced three of the UK’s leading billion dollar tech companies, helping to strengthen the UK’s reputation as Europe’s leading tech hub.
Professor Sir Anton MuscatelliUniversity of Glasgow
Professor Sir Anton Muscatelli – University of Glasgow
The establishment of the Clyde Waterfront Innovation Campus could create Scotland’s Silicon Valley on the Clyde, and be a key step in ensuring our City retakes its place at the forefront of international innovation and industrial excellence.
Brian CorcoranCEO - Turing Fest
There’s a reasonably strong argument to say that the next wave of development, or a lot of the next wave of progress in the Scottish economy, will come from Glasgow. Glasgow is ripe for it.
Companies from Glasgow
In 2019 KPMG announced that it would create 400 new Fintech jobs as part of it’s new technology base. The city has long been a creative hub and with STV, BBC both having large presences the media sector is well covered. The number of startups are also increasing and companies to looks out for include Swipii, M Squared, Soar, Raven Controls, Pulsion Technology, Synaptec, My1Login, arbnco, Bird.i and Houseology.
- Clyde Space acquired by AAC Microtec
- Abica acquired by Arrow Business Communications
- Swipii acquires DripApp
- Altia Solutions acquires ABM UK Ltd
- Incremental Group acquies Gap Consulting
- DeepMatter acquires Infochem GmbH
Ecosystem Builders in Glasgow
- Par Equity
- Scottish Equity Partners
- Pentech Ventures
- GP Bullhound
- Accelerated Digital Ventures
- LINC Scotland
- Maven Capital Partners
- Business Growth Fund
- Can Do Innovation Summit
- Cyber UK
- Fintech Scotland
- Impact Summit