With £1000 in the bank and a great ambition to revolutionise the shopper media industry, co-founders Joel Hopwood and Matt Lee learned early on that impressive success can come at a price, but starting afresh has helped the company scale to much loftier heights.
After working in private equity, then leading online property firm Zoopla’s £919m IPO, Aneeqa Khan set up eporta, connecting furniture suppliers to anyone doing an interior design project, and has raised $8m in series-A funding.
In the fast-moving world of digital technologies and shifting customer appetite, full-service digital agency Greenwood Campbell maintains a highly fluid approach to its intellectual capital while remaining committed to the human factor.
Confronting the “evil twins” of anxiety and depression has been a life-changing and enriching process for Pjoys founder Michelle Morgan, as she now embarks on creating a new business more “joyfully and slowly”.
Laurencekirk-based Blaze Manufacturing Solutions is a true Scottish offshore oil and gas industry success story, but co-founder Ann Johnson says there were turbulent times when the family business could have collapsed.
Founder Adam Christie credits early hiring of top talent and funding from Scotland’s Archangels as key to his scale-up success, helping Calcivis to revolutionise dentistry with its novel tool that diagnoses active tooth decay.