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How Big Data can help your company

Companies of all shapes and sizes are collecting and storing data from their customers. Data has become a powerful asset with the ability to bring about digital innovations as well as improving current products and services. With the buzz of new GDPR regulations trying to limit businesses’ use...

Five ways to help grow your startup

Growth can be essential to new start-up businesses. Budgets and resources can be very low, especially when compared to larger companies - there may not even be a budget! Continuing with our start up series, we take a look at some of the ways a smaller business can manage its resources and...

Importance of technology for all businesses | Company Connecting

We first published this article back in late 2015. The rate of technology development continues to accelerate. The article emphasises the need for all companies to understand the technology needs of their business. The...

Scottish Tech Companies: IoT Financial Services and Software Development

Lets take a look at Scottish technology companies………………..

This week we compare companies involved in Internet of Things (IoT), Financial Services and Software Development. Some companies are involved in all three activities. The infographic provides several interactive maps, graphs and...

Want to get involved? What’s new with Company Connecting for 2019

In December 2018 we completed some major pieces of research and are planning our activities for 2019.

Scottish tech Companies

We have brought  all our data on Scottish companies up to date with information on companies created up to the end of 2017. We also have a...

Success in IoT - 8 Things to Stop Doing Right now!

Continuing our series on the Internet of Things our guest author takes a bit of an alternative view!

We have recently published a few articles and an infographic on IoT (the Internet of Things).

This week we take a look at what we should stop doing when talking about IoT. Many...

Where have all the women in technology gone?

When I first started as a trainee programmer in the December 1979, I was a bit of an oddity because I worked in the mysterious world of ‘computing’. I don’t think we used expressions like, ‘technology’, ‘information services’, ‘telecoms’ – it was just all ‘computing’.

Useful Information and Contacts for Tech Companies

Company Connecting has researched thousands of tech companies, and has developed a network of tech and non tech contacts across its social media. We are working on partnering with companies and putting companies in touch with one another. So that companies can find the right technical partner,...

The Start Up Series by Company Connecting

Insights into starting a company - one woman's experience. These articles were all written by Company Connecting director Janice Grant Shaw and draw upon her own experience in establishing Company Connecting. You can read about the journey from a background in farming and whisky to fighting...

How can I crowdfund my tech company?

Jes Bailey is an expert in crowdfunding. She helps entrepreneurs raise money for their businesses and projects and has an amazing 80% success rate in getting the funding.

So how easy is it for a tech company to crowdfund? Jes describes the difference between reward and equity funding and...