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5 startups trying to change the world for the better

Company Connecting takes a look at  five start-ups that are trying to have a positive impact on the world. These five startups work in everything from renewable energy to a company that...

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...

Five great communication tools for business

Startups (and other organisations) frequently work with a number of different people, and in many different places e.g. home offices, hot desk facilities, trains, cafes etc. Communication tools can really help this 'flexible' working approach.

File organisation, instant messaging, time...

Remote work and the benefits

Company Connecting thrives by using remote workers with niche expertise. We look at some of the facets that make this an increasingly common trend.

Products such as Skype and Google Drive make communication and sharing of projects easier than ever before.

New programs come out...

5 Scottish Startups to watch in 2019

Company Connecting takes a look at  five really interesting technology Scottish startups - our Top five for 2019. Scotland has been the origin of some great tech companies such as Rockstar North (valued at $2.59 billion in 2015) and...

Insights on Scottish tech companies formed in the recent years

Company Connecting researched 5,000 Scottish tech companies registered with Companies House between October 2014 and December 2017. We have created a database with a considerable amount of data which we use to gain insights into these new Scottish tech companies. This complements our existing...

Recent Changes at Google: HTTP & HTTPS

Google recently announced that it would make all plain HTTP pages on the web “not secure”. But what does this mean? What is the difference between HTTP and HTTPS and how can one make sure to comply with Google’s policies? We take a look at this in this article, as well as recent changes at...

Know the difference between IT and Marketing Companies

Don't confuse your marketing company with your IT company!

This week we take at look at some of the differences between IT and digital marketing companies. Some  marketing...

A look at IT companies in Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow

This page covers Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen IT and Telecoms Companies. It provides a summary the skills, business focus and sectors in these cities

Startups and Social Enterprise make a difference

Our new article focuses on making a difference through business. We often hear founders saying "I want to make the world a better place". We take a look at Social Enterprises, what they are and some ways in which they function. A short...