Start-Up Businesses


Introducing a mere snippet of the businesses who have been started by Edinburgh Napier University students and alumni, and who are part of our Bright Red Triangle community.

Would you like a website or app developed, maybe some photography services, or are you looking to learn an instrument? Whatever it is you’re after, we are sure you will find a business here that sparks your interest. Find out more about who they are and what they do below.

Alterwaste Ltd is an innovative start-up company creating valuable eco-friendly products out of industrial waste by-products.

Assist Social Capital CIC (ASC) works with individuals and organisations anywhere to develop communities, using ‘social capital’ as a critical resource.

Bibby Magic presents Elliot Bibby, a magician in Edinburgh. Bibby Magic offers a variety of performances, including wedding hire.

A remake of a classic, Scotland and London’s Blushbooth is the 21st century way to capture those special moments without the hassle of a photographer. Their portable photo booths allow you to design instant photography around your event.

Broken Blonde uses a team of award winning film-makers who have a history in both corporate advertising and cinematic story telling. Creating films as adverts.

Clotilde Chereau is an osteopath that offers a holistic approach to recovery from injury or ill-health.

Data Science and Artificial Intelligence can revolutionise your business. Accelerate your data journey with help from Data Science and Analytics.

Double Take Projections Ltd is an innovative Scottish design consultancy specialising in creating immersive visual experiences using a technique called Projection Mapping.

Doveteam Casting have been guiding the careers of actors, children and creative talent for film, TV and theatre since 2008.

The European Centre of Technology promote knowledge-sharing and best practice in Engineering, Management, Finance and Computing, with leading universities, through professional Training Courses, Qualifications, Conferences and Publications.

An Edinburgh-based digital development house with a focus on Tech for Good. GearedApp build dynamic mobile apps and web platforms for companies looking to create innovative products.

High Tide Media are a film & video production company, based in Edinburgh. Some of their collaborations include work with Edinburgh Beer Factory,Hidden Door Arts Festival, Rettie & Co & Boom Saloon.

Investment Solver Ltd was founded in 2014.  The company has developed a digital platform called Inbest, a data analytics platform that aims to democratise the access to wealth management.

Jukebox Labs is the world’s first Trivia-as-a-Service company. Jukebox Labs enables every to company run their own trivia games – for engagement, entertainment and education – to grow their audience numbers, gain user insight and generate revenue.

Jusoh Design are a specialist branding agency for life sciences, who combine stunning visuals with effective strategies and data. They offer a range of services, from branding, packaging, visual communication, and marketing.

MaRobert’s is an exciting and one-of-a-kind brand based in Edinburgh, specialising in authentic, 100% natural East African sauces for cooking, dipping and spreading.

Mlungu Media creates content and campaigns using social media, visual storytelling and content marketing to unleash the potential they have to grow your business.

Nevis People Management are a cross border recruitment consultancy that can offer a wide range of advice and services across the global market.

Nom Nom Nutrition is a nutritionist in Edinburgh helping improve relationships with food. They offer a diet guidance service that is designed to help you improve your relationship with food and discover long term positive change.

Odd Panda Design is a digital agency based in Edinburgh specialising in website design, e-commerce and mobile app development.

Oh Promise are a Chinese wedding company based in Edinburgh.

Olga Tyukova is an Edinburgh based photographer. Her biggest clients are Edinburgh Napier University, ScotRail, British Council and AirBnB. However she mostly works for small local businesses, charities and private clients.

Edinburgh’s most successful music school, since 1999. Polar Flame music offer professional tuition for children and adults.

Practical Media are software developers specialising in mobile and web applications.

RockSolid Revenue specialise in Facebook™ Advertising. Whether you’re a service based business or an e-commerce store, they can help transform your digital marketing efforts.

Sansible are the creators of LiveSkin. LiveSkin lives inside your sport kits or work gear as your intelligent companion. In order to create the most comfortable and wearable force sensing device on your body, Sansible designed delicate layers of materials into the garment itself.

ScreeTech specialise in sourcing products that reduce energy and carbon emissions across sectors turning power and fuel costs into profit.

Splatform is the creator of Stems. With just one piece and endless possibilities Stems extends the boundaries of play, and is a fun and captivating way for children to develop problem solving, fine motor co-ordination and 3D understanding.

Sustainably.co offer a service that ’rounds-up’ your spare change and donates it automatically to a charity of your choice.

Terrier Risk Partners are a prize-winning consortium offering a unique and holistic cyber security, data protection, and business continuity solution.

Circuit is a business model which delivers convenience and quality at a competitive price. They provide a number of sound and audio services to both consumers and businesses.

The Healthy Crop have launched their first product, lil’ pop. Its great grain, sorghum, is a drought-resilient crop, so it can grow where other grains can’t—needing only sunshine and nature’s own sprinkler system, rainwater. No irrigation!

The Mainz Company, offers creative photography for multi-channel packages to successfully capture your target audience’s attention.

Torchbearer operate The Edinburgh Institute for Collaborative & Competitive Advantage. Created by business people, for business people: their competitive advantage is helping you create your singular, best competitive advantage.

uFraction8 provides scalable bioprocessing technology enabling biomass filtration, separation and dewatering, used with wide range of microbes like micro algae, yeast and bacteria, sorting biomass from culture medium with no harm and no flocculants unlike centrifuges, filters and membranes.

Unstable Creations are an award-winning creative practice focusing on interactive experiences in physical spaces. They explore how humans interact with technology through art installations and urban interventions.

Veloeye is simple – high visibility tracking for bicycle owners to deter thieves and increase the potential of returning bikes to their owners.

Wee Replicators by Denise Allan is a brand and social enterprise which encapsulates both the aim of widening access to digital making as well as producing research for design and education which, revolves around the potential impact of maker culture.

Wildcat Applications are passionate about creating safe and enjoyable experiences for people online. They do this by helping their clients to develop engaging software and to implement secure infrastructure.

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