Strathclyde University

The University of Strathclyde is a Scottish university located in Glasgow, United Kingdom. It was founded in 1796 as the Andersonian Institute, and receiving its Royal Charter in 1964 as the UK's first technological university. It takes its name from the historic Kingdom of Strathclyde.

The University of Strathclyde is Scotland's third largest university by number of students, with students and staff from over 100 countries. It was awarded University of the Yearin 2012 and Entrepreneurial University of the year 2013 by Times Higher Education.

Infographic on Glasgow Companies with IT skills

While Edinburgh is often seen as the biggest player in Scotland’s tech industry, Glasgow offers a large, growing and crucially interesting tech/IT scene. In our latest infographic, Glasgow is home to 25% of the IT and telecom companies in Scotland.

Some quick stats on the 695 Glasgow...

Check out the infographic from Company Connecting on Scottish companies with IT and telecoms related skills. The infographic covers 695 Individual Companies based in Glasgow. Company Connecting has detailed information on 4,437 tech companies of which 2,763 are in Scotland.

Glasgow George Square Image accompanying the Company Connecting article Infographic on Glasgow Companies with IT skills

Developing the Proof of Concept for Company Connecting. The Startup experience Part Nine

This week’s article follows on from my article on working with Interface Online to get help from a Scottish University to develop the Proof of Concept (POC) for Company Connecting. I worked with Dr. Martin Halvey of Strathclyde University over a couple of months to get the POC in place. It was a...

Last week I wrote about the help I received attending the Highlands & Island Enterprise Pathfinder Accelerator. It helped me to shape the Company Connecting business by making me spend time on the direction of the business instead of just ‘doing’. The discipline of carrying out our ‘homework’, defining the company strategic was a painful and exhilarating experience. 

Getting Company Connecting off the ground with Interface Online. The Startup experience:  Part Seven

Getting Company Connecting off the ground with Interface Online. The Startup experience: Part Seven

In this week’s Startup article I write about my experiences working with Interface Online and receiving a grant from the Scottish Funding Council to work with Strathclyde University to move Company Connecting from the idea stage to a prototype. We submitted our application to Interface Online in...

Our Nutshell this week is Stuart Caddell of TechPro Consultancy. TechPro Consultancy  helps small companies with their digital requirements and its focus is implementing off the shelf cloud solutions.  Stuart  also lectures part time at the West Highland College,is a Board Trustee at Birchwood Highland, and runs a small aromatherapy products company with his wife. 

Stuart Caddell of Techpro Consultancy is our mystery Nutshell.

The Startup Experience with Company Connecting. Part One: What is a Start up?

Following on from my popular series 'Come on IT Companies, Let's be Disruptive', my next series of articles is about my journey setting up a new business. This week I will be publishing the first in the series: 'The Startup Experience with Company Connecting. What is a Start Up?'.

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We founded Company Connecting (CC) in October 2014 because we wanted to help IT tech companies talk with one another and to provide a showcase for these companies.

This helps companies find technology companies.

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