News (from Edinburgh Research and Innovation)

University student start-up company Two Big Ears joins Facebook

26 May 2016

Two Big Ears, a start-up company formed in 2013 by two University of Edinburgh graduates, has been acquired by social media giant Facebook.

Edinburgh team to boost UK and global university student entrepreneurship

15 February 2016

ERI has established a global partnership with 3 Day Startup to host a number of programmes at universities across the UK and internationally.

Exciting changes for student support at the University of Edinburgh

6 January 2016

Edinburgh Research & Innovation and LAUNCH.ed, the University of Edinburgh’s support for student and staff entrepreneurs, are starting out 2016 with some exciting changes.

Edinburgh's top student entrepreneurs showcase their businesses

30 October 2014

Four leading student entrepreneurs at the University of Edinburgh will showcase their businesses at the impressive headquarters of Skyscanner, Edinburgh’s most celebrated start-up company, to mark the successful conclusion of their year as Enterprise Interns.

Edinburgh students get 3 days to build a business from scratch

14 October 2014

This weekend, 65 student entrepreneurs from undergrads to PhD students who attend the University of Edinburgh, will be building a business from scratch, having signed up to participate in the 3DS (3 Day Startup) challenge, one the country’s most innovative student entrepreneurship events.

Student entrepreneurs secure £500k 'pipeline' investment

10 December 2012

Just months after their formation, six fledgling companies established by students at the University of Edinburgh have secured investment totalling £500,000 from a variety of sources including Shell and Santander.

Edinburgh student company scoops major UK entrepreneurship award

5 July 2012

A University of Edinburgh medical student start-up company has beaten off stiff competition from across the UK to land win a Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Award.

University of Edinburgh secures a hat-trick of wins at the SIE enterprise summit

22 March 2012

The University of Edinburgh is celebrating its continued success at Scotland’s premier showcase event for student entrepreneurs with no less than three major triumphs.


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