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101 Best Edinburgh Based Software Startups and Companies to Work For

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This article showcases our top picks for the best Edinburgh based Software companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Software industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Edinburgh Software Startups

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Aveni

Aveni

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Aveni is a driving automation and insight direct from the voice across regulated industries.

pureLiFi

pureLiFi

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pureLiFi develops technology for communication networks that integrates data and lighting utility infrastructures.

pureLiFi

FreeAgent

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FreeAgent provides online accounting and money management software for small businesses and freelancers.

pureLiFi

Zumo

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Zumo turns Bitcoin and Ethereum into money by making crypto work seamlessly with traditional currencies.

pureLiFi

Float

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Float is a SaaS based real-time financial intelligence solution for small businesses to forecast short and long-term cash flow.

pureLiFi

QikServe

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QikServe is the enterprise platform for guest self-service in hospitality.

pureLiFi

Cyan Forensics

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Cyan Forensics sells software to help police, social media, and cloud providers find & block harmful content from pedophiles and terrorists.

pureLiFi

TravelNest

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TravelNest is an advertising optimisation platform for holiday rental owners.

pureLiFi

PlayerData

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Wearable technology that captures on-the-spot data to track and enhance performance, allowing everyone to train like a pro

pureLiFi

Red61

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Red61 is a successful Edinburgh-based ticketing software supplier.

pureLiFi

Symphonic

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Symphonic is the provider of Intelligent Authorization.

pureLiFi

Heysummit

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Heysummit specializes in helping to increase engagement, conversions, and revenue for online summits.

pureLiFi

Blackford Analysis

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Blackford Analysis develops software solutions for the worldwide medical, oil and gas, and defense industries.

pureLiFi

Codeplay Software

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Enabling AI to be Open, Safe and Accessible to All

pureLiFi

Storm ID

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Digital transformation

pureLiFi

Ecometrica

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Ecometrica is an end-to-end environmental software-as-a-service that helps businesses and governments identify risks and opportunities.

pureLiFi

Cogbooks

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CogBooks is an adaptive web-based learning platform.

pureLiFi

Appointedd

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Appointedd is a cutting-edge online booking and scheduling solution that makes it easier for you to connect with your customers.

pureLiFi

Speech Graphics

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Speech Graphics delivers pioneering facial animation technology to the entertainment industry.

pureLiFi

GeckoLabs

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Gecko Labs provides software to the Higher Education sector to improve the way insitutions engage with their students.

pureLiFi

Sharktower AI

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Sharktower AI is a data and AI software company aimed to transform how businesses deliver change using our AI project management platform

pureLiFi

Holoxica

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Holoxica is an award-winning high-tech company specializing in holographic 3D visualization technologies.

pureLiFi

Continuum Industries

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Developers of an AI-powered tool for engineers to design better infrastructure. Accelerates design by 40% and reduces total cost by 10%.

pureLiFi

Cloudsoft Corporation

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Cloudsoft is a software company providing multi-cloud application management with open-source tools.

pureLiFi

BR-DGE

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BR-DGE is a payment orchestration platform.

pureLiFi

Pufferfish

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Pufferfish open up a world of possibilities for better communication and engagement with world-beating PufferSphere® display solutions.

pureLiFi

Wallet.Services

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Connecting and protecting business and society.

pureLiFi

Inquisitive Systems

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Inquisitive Systems is an information security software company developing the foxDNATM technology for commercial deployment.

pureLiFi

Stampede

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Essential tools to get customers returning and grow your hospitality business. Time saving technology that helps you succeed.

pureLiFi

Subbly

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Subbly is an all-in-one eCommerce platform that helps entrepreneurs start, manage, and grow any kind of subscription business.

pureLiFi

Delic

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Delic is the new operating system for the Music Business. Asset and rights management platform using digital and blockchain technologies.

pureLiFi

ThisThat

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Our SaaS platform and web app connect you to your fans faster than ever before, at scale, and with real-time insight.

pureLiFi

spoonfed

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Spoonfed is a software-as-a-service catering software

pureLiFi

Particle Analytics

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Particle Analytics is a spin-out company of the University of Edinburgh, incorporated in March 2015

pureLiFi

Canon Medical Research

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A research and development centre that creates advanced image analysis and visualization software .

pureLiFi

Cognitive Geology

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A specialist software provider for the oil industry

pureLiFi

Trickle

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Trickle is an Employee Engagement solution helps you increase your People Engagement and ultimately build a successful workforce.

pureLiFi

Ajenta

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Ajenta is a Scottish technology company specialising in innovative education technology.

pureLiFi

Edesix

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Edesix provides professional body worn video camera solutions.

pureLiFi

Reactec

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Reactec is the market leader in monitoring and management support solutions for hand and arm vibration syndrome

pureLiFi

Powerphotonic

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Powerphotonic designs and fabricates freeform refractive micro-optics for laser beam correction and beamforming.

pureLiFi

Orders Made Simple

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Mobile App and ordering system for small scale food service operators.

pureLiFi

Sensewhere

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Sensewhere provide hyper-local indoor positioning technology and applications for mobile devices.

pureLiFi

Neurolabs

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Neurolabs builds a Computer Vision platform allowing users to build custom image recognition algorithms using 3D models.

pureLiFi

Standard Life Aberdeen

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Standard Life Aberdeen, through its subsidiaries, provides various financial products and services.

pureLiFi

SymbaSync

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SymbaSync creates instant access to up-to-date employee skills and interests to source for temporary and permanent project teams.

pureLiFi

MDP Labs

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Software, App and IoT development company

pureLiFi

PhysioWizard

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PhysioWizard programme offers help to sufferers at the right time

pureLiFi

PocketFM Limited

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PocketFM, a technology company, provides a mobile work management application to help users manage the maintenance of buildings and assets.

pureLiFi

Potato – Be in to be out

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Potato is a social media app that allows you to make plans in the simplest way possible.

pureLiFi

KAL

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KAL is a global software company dedicated solely to multi-vendor ATM software.

pureLiFi

Monily Machine Learning Labs

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Monily Machine Learning provides APIs for Digital Receipts

pureLiFi

Yavi

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Yavi is a software that connects workers to operating system and allows them to coordinate and engage.

pureLiFi

Beezer

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Beezer is a SaaS platform that allows users to create and manage their own Progressive Web App (PWA) easily, effectively, & without coding.

pureLiFi

Security CTRL

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Security CTRL offers cyber security for cloud infrastructures.

pureLiFi

AutoRek

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AutoRek is a financial controls and regulatory reporting software solutions company.

pureLiFi

Daxtra Technologies

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Providers of multilingual CV/Resume parsing, semantic search & match & job posting technology for the global recruitment industry.

pureLiFi

Coastr

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Re-imagining car rentals to establish trust & customer delight by digitising small car hire agencies using an AI driven marketplace platform

pureLiFi

Reapit

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Supply multiple award winning Residential Estate Agency software, which is used in thousands of offices of the UK’s leading agency firms

pureLiFi

LEAP Legal Software

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LEAP is a Case management & Accounting software committed to consistently providing world-class practice management software.

pureLiFi

IndigoVision

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IndigoVision manufactures complete IP video security solutions.

pureLiFi

Adarma

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Adarma is an independent security services company.

pureLiFi

Zonal Retail Data Systems

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Zone Retail Data Systems provides technology solutions to the bar, restaurant, retail, hotel, and leisure industry.

pureLiFi

Open Plus

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Open Plus focus on our Business to Business (B2B) Ecommerce platform.

pureLiFi

Nucleus

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Nucleus is a software platform that allows financial advisors to manage and customize their clients’ investments.

pureLiFi

Two Big Ears Ltd

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Two Big Ears is a Scottish company specialising in creating efficient audio toolkits for game and virtual reality developers.

pureLiFi

mSpy

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mSpy is a control application that allows parents monitor text messages, call logs, current GPS location, SnapChat, WhatsApp and many more.

pureLiFi

Unicsoft

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Unicsoft provides professional software development services for sustainable growth of SME and start-ups worldwide, since 2005.

pureLiFi

TOPOLYTICS

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Data analytics and insights – making the world’s waste visible, verifiable and valuable

pureLiFi

Exception

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Exception is an IT Consultancy and Services company that collaborates with many of the UK’s largest companies and Government organisations.

pureLiFi

Hearing Diagnostics Limited

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Hearing Diagnostics Limited is a digital med-tech company that focuses on developing hearing screening technology.

pureLiFi

CriticalBlue

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CriticalBlue is an established company with a strong track record in providing solutions across multiple sectors of the technology industry.

pureLiFi

BLACKBX

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Customer insights and effective marketing campaigns that will increase your sales and returning customers

pureLiFi

Coach Logic

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Coach Logic is an online video analysis and feedback platform built by sports coaches for sports coaches.

pureLiFi

Valla

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Data-driven tools for the legal industry

pureLiFi

Airts

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Airts is a software company on a mission to bring the benefits of advanced ai technology from academia into industry.

pureLiFi

Jitbit Software

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Jitbit is a SaaS company that aims to build a helpdesk software.

pureLiFi

EnergySys

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EnergySys aim to be the leading provider of cloud apps for every single oil and gas company.

pureLiFi

Relaymed

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Relaymed is the SaaS point-of-care connectivity platform.

pureLiFi

CereProc

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CereProc is a developer company of the world’s most advanced text to speech technology for multiple platforms.

pureLiFi

PolyDigi Tech

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PolyDigi Tech is an identity authentication from hardware token to biometrics provides protection to all blockchains and online services.

pureLiFi

Cademy

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Cademy is a SaaS enabled marketplace for local education services such as workshops, courses, CPDs, certification programs and degrees.

pureLiFi

Size Me Up

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SaaS platform which enables retailers to make clothing size recommendations, using 2 photos and height of their customers.

pureLiFi

storm ideas

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Storm Ideas exists to bring first class web based products and services to the business community

pureLiFi

Cultivate

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Cultivate is a privately held software design and development start-up company.

pureLiFi

SkillSeeder

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Mobile App and SaaS Platform for skill sharing

pureLiFi

Camel Audio

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U.K. -based music technology company providing tools for music production.

pureLiFi

Reath

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Digital infrastructure for the circular economy

pureLiFi

Eveve

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Eveve is a restaurant reservation systems.

pureLiFi

SeeByte

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SeeByte provides clients in the Military and Oil and Gas sectors with the most advanced software.

pureLiFi

EDEM Simulation

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EDEM Simulation develops DEM software, a CAE tool for simulation-based engineering of equipment to process bulk particles.

pureLiFi

ZoneFox

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ZoneFox markets software and consulting packages that address data security and storage and compliance for businesses.

pureLiFi

Rubric

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Rubric is a global language service provider.

pureLiFi

Legalesign

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Legalesign is business productivity software that enables a business to send, track, manage and store contracts.

pureLiFi

Provenance Labs

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The Truth layer of the Internet

pureLiFi

Actual Systems

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Actual Systems is a provider of pinnacle professional automotive recycling software.

pureLiFi

UrbanTide Limited

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Our USMART software delivers Rapid Artificial Intelligence for Smart Cities. We are on a mission to dominate the Smart Cities AI Market.

pureLiFi

xDesign

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xDesign are an award winning UK mobile & digital agency delivering digital acceleration and transformation

pureLiFi

Hop Software

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Hop Software enable hoteliers to free themselves of daily hassles and get on with what they do best.

pureLiFi

Affect Labs

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Affect Labs helps people measure online buzz without having to spend all their time wired into social media.

pureLiFi

JOIN talent

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HR tech, Recruitment tech, HR insourcing, HR consultancy, Recruitment Insourcing

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