Edinburgh, Scotland – Hoolr, the innovative digital coaching platform, has won funding at the Scottish EDGE final. The funding will enable Hoolr to scale up its operations and expand its reach.
Scottish EDGE is the largest funding competition of its kind in the UK, and Hoolr was chosen as one of the winners from a pool of impressive competitors. The awards were presented by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, who praised the competition's remarkable growth.
"Ten years after it started, Scottish EDGE is now the largest funding competition of its kind anywhere in the UK, and I am immensely proud of everyone who has played a part in its remarkable growth," said First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.
Judith Cruickshank, Managing Director, Commercial Mid-Market at Royal Bank of Scotland, also spoke at the event saying "At the Royal Bank of Scotland, we understand that climate change requires urgent action and new ways of thinking," she said. "And amidst these uncertain times, enterprise is the core of our economy. We are committed to championing SMEs to start, scale and thrive – indeed, we believe it is our responsibility to foster a supportive environment which encourages entrepreneurs to take their ideas and turn them into reality."
"We are thrilled to have won funding at the Scottish EDGE final," said Hoolr CEO, Alasdair Ireland. "This funding will allow us to accelerate our growth plans and bring our solution to even more customers."
"We believe in the power of enterprise to drive economic growth and innovation," said Ireland. "We are proud to be part of Scotland's thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem, and we look forward to continuing to grow and expand our business."
For more information about Hoolr and its innovative platform, please visit www.hoolrcoaching.com