Business

Cyber-firm Darktrace eyes ‘£3bn’ London share listing

“There is a lot riding on Darktrace’s forthcoming IPO after Deliveroo’s stock market flop,” said Russ Mould, investment director at AJ Bell, adding that the food delivery firm’s “disaster” had “put a cloud over the UK tech sector and whether other tech entrepreneurs would really want to risk floating their company in London”. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-56720039

Business

Brewdog reveals plans for beer-themed hotel in Edinburgh

During 2020 and still continuing, another round of crowdfunding has raised capital to improve the company’s environmental performance, using wind power at its Ellon brewery, installing an anaerobic digester for wastewater, recovering carbon dioxide from fermentation to carbonate beers, and investing in electric vehicles. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-business-56714720

Business

Scotland needs ‘Google-sized’ changes on economy

“We have set out a National Infrastructure Mission, which will see capital investment increase dramatically in the coming years, as well as the Scottish National Investment Bank, to invest in growth businesses, increase support for business research and development, for entrepreneurs and to set out ambitious plans to transform Scotland’s tech sector,” the SNP’s Kate […]