Alumni By Year

Converge 2016 Cohort

A breadth of new business ideas emerged from the 2016 Converge cohort, including a non-invasive test for brain cancer, zero waste clothing and a digital platform to teach foreign languages.

Sandy Enoch – Robotical (Social)

Robotical makes four new hires and plans to quadruple sales

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Cyan Forensics successfully completes Series A investment round of £5million led by Par Equity

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MindMate secures $2m from US investors

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MIME Technologies receives £2.48m funding package from the Scottish Government

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Meet our 2016 winners:

NameCompany University Challenge
Marc DesmulliezMicrosense Technologies LtdHWUConverge – Joint 1st
Susanne MitschkeMindMateGlasgowConverge –
Joint 1st
Erika GrantProject Turnkey AberdeenImpact
David Harris-BirtillBeyondMedics LtdSt AndrewsKickStart

Meet our 2016 runners-up:

NameCompanyUniversityChallenge
Chris HughesEstendioStrathclydeConverge
Christopher MurrayThe Comics StudioDundeeImpact
Yuri BelottiAutomated Time-Resolved Cell StretcherDundeeKickStart

Additional awards:

NameCompanyUniversityAward
Alexander EnochRobotical EdinburghDesign & Creativity
Anna RenoufOrrin Equestrian ProductsUHIEntrepreneurial Spirit
Richard McAdamMcAdam TechnologyEdin NapierDigital Entrepreneur

Meet our 2016 finalists:

NameCompanyUniversity Challenge
Bruce RamsayCyan ForensicsEdin NapierConverge
Leigh CassidyENRENAberdeenConverge
Andrew HerbertInviziusEdinburgh Converge
Tomasz SadowskiOpinewGlasgowConverge
Alisdair MortMIME Technologies LtdAberdeenConverge
Deborah WakeMyDiabetesMyWayDundeeConverge
Heather GuyanClassmateStrathclydeImpact
Fiona McIntyreGreyhope Bay LtdAberdeenImpact
Pedro SantosRe-MakeGCUImpact
Catherine TruelAlegrantGCUKickStart
Valentin RaduDeep ContextEdinburghKickStart
David FoleyElementary TherapeuticsDundeeKickStart
Calum MackinnonOutLoudStrathclydeKickStart
Douglas MartinMiAlgaeEdinburghKickStart
Salman MalikMicrospray Technologies EdinburghKickStart
Ravinder DahlyaSmArtLimbGlasgowKickStart

Meet our 2016 semi-finalists:

NameCompanyUniversityChallenge
Alberto Negro5StyleDundeeConverge
Matthew BakerDxcoverStrathclydeConverge
Connor MooneyClydescope HealthUWSConverge
Sarah JonesDMPonlineGlasgowConverge
Michael TougherDotsGSoAConverge
Alistair McConnellExoMotionHWUConverge
Laszlo CsetenyInstaShiftDundeeConverge
Gabriela MederoKenoteqHWUConverge
Peter ChildsNanokick TechnologiesUWSConverge
Omar TufaylNom YapGlasgowConverge
Claire-Gillian WattOrganic AssemblyThe Open University in ScotlandConverge
Shreesh AgarwalPillTimeGSoAConverge
Helen HastieRobotAssureHWUConverge
Dan VoSein Collections LtdRGUConverge
Cheri SkivingtonSelfieNationGCUConverge
Colin GrayThe Podcast HostAbertayConverge
Michael HarkinsTurtle Pack LtdHWUConverge
Brian MilleruFraction8HWUConverge
Corien StaelsWheelairGlasgowConverge
Ross DeucharComeback ScotlandUWSImpact
Paulina TrevinaFlex-ESOLGlasgowImpact
GAME DR.Carla BrownGlasgowImpact
Gilan BookerBenedict & Hott LtdHWUKickStart
Surakat Kudehinbue-Lit InternationalAberdeenKickStart
Martyna PetrlyteHealthy-go-luckyAberdeenKickStart
Maja SlopeikaHorizonStrathclydeKickStart
Ben PolhillLockDockEdin NapierKickStart
Callum RussellMechanical Garden KneelerStrathclydeKickStart
Atif SyedNetrologixEdinburghKickStart
Glen McMurchyWind Tower Platform DesignStrathclydeKickStart
Christopher MosedaleNutri-FlyGlasgowKickStart
Taranjit Singh RaiSportsIDUWSKickStart
Andras Pal DanyiTAGStrathclydeKickStart
Charlie WetherillTiorcEdinburghKickStart