Just over a year ago, CodeBase Stirling flung open its doors to welcome a
new batch of startups and scaleups.
It was the foundation stone of what is hoped will grow into a thriving
startup community. Twelve months on and we’re heading in the right
direction. It’s perhaps time, then, to look at the lessons learned from the
experience of building a startup community from scratch.
Posted Tue 4th Sep by CodeBase
We caught up with BAFTA nominated Selina Wagner, Animation Director, Blobina Animations
Tell us more about the work Blobina does.
I create 2D animation for TV, film, games and apps. Over the years I’ve created more than 40 TV commercials for clients such as Chester Zoo, NHS 24 and the National Trust for Scotland, as well as many short films for clients such as the BBC, Glenmorangie distilleries and Chewits. I also create my own short films and apps. My latest film, ‘Spindrift’ is currently being screened at its 17th international film festival and was nominated for Best Animation at the Scottish BAFTAs in 2017.
Working with my husband Jason’s company, Ping Creates, we devised and launched our own app for pre-school children, Peekaboo Planet, which has led to creating more content for children.
Tell us a bit about the founders at your company - who they are, what's their background?
Blobina Animations is run by myself and I hire in freelancers as they’re needed. I grew up on a sm...
Posted Wed 23rd May by CodeBase
We caught up with Jacob Gordon, Director of SoccerPDP, one of our first
tenants at CodeBase Stirling.
Posted Tue 5th Dec by CodeBase
We sat down with one of CodeBase's Hotdeskers, Johnny Mitchell, for a chat about his company Caspian Psychology and basing himself from CodeBase Stirling the past couple months.
What's the nature of your business? We develop digital and non-digital interactive games for organisations based on clear leraning objectives. These games help organisations achieve their learning objectives through the principles of gamification.
What are your plans for growth? Currently we have developed three interactive team games that are facilitated by our partners. In the near future we plan to develop short stand-alone apps and games that require no facilitation and can be played in the employees’ own time, but still linked to clear learning objectives. ...
Posted Thu 26th Oct by CodeBase
We find out more about some of the innovative digital companies who call CodeBase Stirling home. To launch the series we get to know our very first tenants, Seymourpowell and chat to the company’s Scottish Lead, Craig Bunyan.
Left to right : Craig Bunyan, Chris Doughty, Terance Grippon
Tell us more about Seymour Powell and the work you do.We are an innovation company specialising in 3-dimensional product design; transportation; digital experience; ethnography, trend analysis and research; brand creation and structural packaging. We were founded in 1984 by Dick Powell and Richard Seymour. Since then we’ve been helping make things better for people and businesses by observing, understanding and innovating across a huge range of products and experiences. Some of our milestone projects include: The first Cordless Kettle (Tefal-Calor); the first p...
Posted Fri 15th Sep by CodeBase
'Dovetail is an ambitious and innovative company,' says Culture Secretary
The post Jobs expansion for Stirling-based computer games firm appeared first on FutureScot.
Posted Thu 17th Aug by Future Scot
Brand new technology incubator hub Codebase Stirling officially opened its doors last week. Housed in the former Municipal Buildings, the flagship technology hub will host it’s formal launch reception on September 5. Kickstarting the city’s new Digital District, CodeBase Stirling is the heart of the growing technology ecosystem. The hub will gather and support the tech community providing scaleup education, office and coworking spaces, mentoring and events programme. Capacity for 50 start-ups This is the country’s second CodeBase hub, following the hugely successful Edinburgh base, which is home to over 90 start-ups employing more than 600 people. CodeBase Stirling has the capacity
The post Official Launch for Stirling’s New Digital Hub Announced appeared first on FutureScot.
Posted Mon 14th Aug by Future Scot
Multi-million pound deal aims for a 'sustainable and scalable global organisation'
The post Stirling-based mobile tech specialist bought by people development company appeared first on FutureScot.
Posted Thu 29th Jun by Future Scot
Platform provides anonymous channel to human resources
The post Stirlingshire-based tech firm chosen by VodaphoneZiggo for employee feedback appeared first on FutureScot.
Posted Thu 25th May by Future Scot
Enterprise mobility specialist flies the flag for Scotland
The post Stirling’s DOGFI.SH Mobile at behavioural design conference in San Francisco appeared first on FutureScot.
Posted Wed 5th Apr by Future Scot
Trade show attendees ‘virtually’ transported by VisitScotland
The post Driving business tourism to Scotland with help of VR appeared first on FutureScot.
Posted Wed 5th Apr by Future Scot
CodeBase is to open its first centre outside Edinburgh this month in an expansion that the UK’s biggest tech incubator claims could galvanise Scotland’s digital scene.
Posted Tue 7th Mar by The Scotsman
Partnership with council will drive development of the city's digital district
The post Codebase aims to create 1,000 jobs in Stirling’s tech sector appeared first on FutureScot.
Posted Mon 6th Mar by Future Scot
A new initiative promoting greater use of female role models and mentors in schools has been launched as part of Scotland’s strategy to tackle the gender imbalance in digital technology.
Posted Fri 10th Feb by Scotland IS
Open Rights Group are advertising for a new Scotland Director to start in April.
Posted Mon 30th Jan by Open Rights Group