The Herald’s Scottish Digital Business Awards has attracted a record number of entries this year.

Judges for the event, which is supported by Enigma People Solutions, Jumpstart, metadigital, The University of Glasgow and Hillington Park Innovation Centre, said they had seen examples of strong creative and technical skills being matched by unprecedented ambition.

Examples of these included e-commerce sites for global businesses and mass participation mobile apps for popular media companies.


The event, now in its sixth year, recognises the individuals and companies using online tools to grow their business.

Brian Williamson, managing director of Jumpstart, said his company is looking forward to meeting some of Scotland’s most innovative businesses and celebrating their successes.

David Mains, director of Enigma People Solutions, said: “Each year we get to see the work of some exceptionally talented businesses showcase their best work and this year will be no different.”

Jamie Cumming, commercial director at Hillington Park, said: “Scotland is internationally recognised as a place for innovation and creativity and we know the finalists this year will keep that reputation running.”

Professor Jon Cooper, vice principal for knowledge exchange at the University of Glasgow, said: “We wish all finalists the best of luck and we look forward to honouring the breadth of talent within this sector.”

John McFarlane, managing director, metadigital, said: “The opportunity to get out of the office with the team and to be supporting something that highlights emerging talent in our industry is both a privilege and a pleasure.”