Mara Seaweed hoping to gather investment with crowd funding

A local company is jumping on the crowdfunding bandwagon, fast becoming the finance vehicle of choice for many start up businesses. Mara Seaweed, finalists in this year’s BBC Food & Farming Awards, have launched a crowd funding campaign on Crowd Cube to raise £500,000 to support their growth plans. The campaign launched today has already More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, July 20th, 2015
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Jenna wins Optometrist of the Year!

An Edinburgh-based optician with Black & Lizars, one of Scotland’s largest independently-owned optometrists, has won the Optometrist of the Year award at the company’s annual awards ceremony. Jenna More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, July 20th, 2015
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Edinburgh firm to bring wearable technology to the golf world

An Edinburgh company has announced that it has attracted inward investment of £415,000 which will allow it to launch its wearable tech product for golfers. Business angel syndicate Equity Gap led the deal and More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, July 20th, 2015
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Golden Charter plans for the future with MediaCom

Golden Charter, the UK’s leading funeral plan provider, has appointed MediaCom Edinburgh to handle its multi million pound media planning and buying account, following a competitive pitch. After a long period More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, July 17th, 2015
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ESPC rolling out e-conveyancing service

The Edinburgh Solicitor Property Centre (ESPC), the leading property marketing company in East Central Scotland, in partnership with BDP Software for Estate Agencies, is celebrating having reached a major milestone More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, July 13th, 2015
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Time to look after Edinburgh’s tenements!

Edinburgh’s tenements are a vital part of a vibrant city. Isn’t it time we started looking after them? by Andrew Milne Edinburgh has one of the most famous built environments in the world, an iconic More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, July 12th, 2015
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West End garage for sale

Demand for parking spaces in one of Scotland’s financial hotspots is so great a company boss is selling his double garage for offers over £75,000. The price – which would buy a three-bedroom house in many More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, July 12th, 2015
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Surveyors using revolutionary technology

As part of its “new era”, which has seen it identify the “rising stars” of the future and appoint eleven new partners to lead the firm forwards, Hardies Property & Construction Consultants has unveiled More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, July 10th, 2015
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Edinburgh business targets babies

Another new business in Edinburgh but this time it is run by a young Edinburgh Mum. The new company is thought to be the only one in Scotland which provides uniquely designed, safe necklaces that can be chewed More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, July 10th, 2015
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CCLASP celebrated by Granton Road pharmacy

Local charity, Children with Cancer and Leukeumia Advice and Support for Parents (CCLASP), has been recognised for its outstanding work at the launch celebration event of local Pharmacy, Well, which is now open More...