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A compendium of calendars, directories, communities and other resources in Scotland serving our tech and creative startups.

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Calendars

Open Tech Calendar
A user editable event calendar, syndicated out to many tech sites

opentechcalendar.co.uk @OpenTechCal iCal Feed

Startup Digest Scotland
A calendar and weekly email newsletter of tech/startup events

startupdigest.com @SD_Scotland iCal Feed

Edinburgh2
A directory of Edinburgh meetups curated by @sneeu

edinburgh2.com

Glasgow2
A directory of Glasgow meetups curated by @colin_gemmell

glasgow2.com

Competition Deadlines
A calendar of upcoming competitions curated by @Joysci

iCal Feed

Learning & Skills Calendar
Learning and skills conferences, seminars and exhibitions

ajenterprises.co.uk iCal Feed

Directories

Digital Made in Scotland
List of companies described as digital manufacturers

madeinscotland.io

ScotlandIS Startup Map
Scotland-wide list of tech companies and incubators

scottishstartups.org.uk

Ednburgh Open Tech Map
Curated list of venues, shops, visitor attractions and workspaces of interest to the tech community

techcu.be

TechBritain
UK-wide list of tech companies and incubators

techbritain.com @Tech_Britain Facebook

Resources

Young Company Finance
Guide to finance for young companies

ycfguide.com

Informed Scotland
Monthly intelligence digest of Scottish learning and skills

informedscotland.co.uk @nformedscot

Student Enterprise

Scottish Institute For Enterprise
Student support

sie.ac.uk @_sie_

LAUNCH.ed
Student support at the University of Edinburgh

launch.ed.ac.uk @launch_ed Facebook

Youth

Prewired (Edinburgh)
Coding club

prewired.org @Prewired Facebook

CoderDojo Scotland
Network of coding clubs

coderdojoscotland.com @CoderScot Facebook

CodeClub
UK-wide network of coding clubs

codeclub.org.uk @CodeClub Facebook

Communities

RookieOven
Scottish startup blog and meetup

rookieoven.com @RookieOven Facebook

StartupCafe
Edinburgh startup blog collective

startupcafe.co.uk @StartupCafe Facebook

TechMeetup
Monthly tech meetups and community mailing list

techmeetup.co.uk @TechMeetup Mailing List

Girl Geek Scotland
Events across Scotland

girlgeekscotland.com @girlgeekscot Facebook

Open Knowledge Foundation Scotland
Events across Scotland

scot.okfn.org @okfnscot Mailing List

Local Organisations

Edinburgh Entrepreneurship Club
Events and networking in Edinburgh

business-school.ed.ac.uk @EclubEDI Facebook

Creative Edinburgh
Events and networking in Edinburgh

creative-edinburgh.com @CreativeEdin Facebook

Fleet Collective (Dundee)
Creative and digital arts collective

fleetcollective.com @FleetCollective Facebook

National Organisations

Informatics Ventures
Events and support across Scotland

informatics-ventures.com @infventures Facebook

ScotlandIS
Events and support across Scotland

scotlandis.com @scotlandis Facebook

Interactive Scotland
Events and support across Scotland for digital media

scottish-enterprise.com @IntScotland

Alba Incubation Service
Advisory service for tech companies

innovationcentre.org @albainnovation Facebook

Creative Scotland
Events and support across Scotland

creativescotland.co.uk @creativescots Facebook

Cultural Enterprise Office
Events and support across Scotland

culturalenterpriseoffice.co.uk @ceoscotland Facebook

Workshops

MAKLab (Glasgow)
Digital fabrication and personal manufacturing studio

maklab.co.uk @theMAKLab

Edinburgh DeviceLab
Community device testing lab

devicelab.org @DeviceLabEDI

Edinburgh Hacklab
Hacklab with weekly open nights and community mailing list

edinburghhacklab.com @edinhacklab Mailing List

Electron Club (Glasgow)
Voluntary run hackerspace

electronclub.org

Spaces

TechCube (Edinburgh)
Event, incubation and co-working space

techcu.be @edtechcube Facebook

The Melting Pot (Edinburgh)
Event and co-working space

[...].org.uk @TheMeltingPotEd Facebook

Creative Exchange (Leith)
Event and co-working space

creativeexchangeleith.com @CExchange Facebook

The Whisky Bond (Glasgow)
Event and co-working space

thewhiskybond.co.uk @whiskybond Facebook

SocietyM (Glasgow)
Event and co-working space

citizenm.com @SocietyM

The Hub (Glasgow)
Event and co-working space

thehub-pacificquay.com @TheHubPQ Facebook

Alba Innovation Centre (Livingston)
Technology incubator

albainnovationcentre.co.uk @albainnovation Facebook

Hillington Park Innovation Centre (Glasgow)
Technology incubator

innovationcentre.org @hillingtoninnov

Regional Support

Digital Enterprise Glasgow
Events and business incubators

digitalenterpriseglasgow.org @DE_Glasgow

Entrepreneurial Spark
Business accelerator

entrepreneurial-spark.com @ESparkUK Facebook

STEP
Events and co-working

stepstirling.co.uk @STEPStirling Facebook