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Skyscanner crowned Scottish Company of the Year

Skyscanner crowned Scottish Company of the Year

Hollywood star and humanitarian George Clooney addressed the audience of 2,000 at the EICC in Edinburgh, praising the efforts of everyone involved.

Edinburgh-based Skyscanner was presented with the top accolade for its commitment to creating high growth jobs and for its dedication to social responsibility.

Judging panel chairman, Sir Tom Hunter, said: "The quality of entrants this year underscores the absolute point that Scotland can lead the world.

“Everyone pitching for an award is a winner in my book and boy do we need these winners to succeed.

“It's a true inspiration to see just what Scotland can produce in entrepreneurship at the Scottish Business Awards." 

BQ featured FanDuel was among the winners, picking up the Tech Company of the Year award for its continued international success and extraordinary growth in the past 18 months.

The judging panel included tech guru Chris van der Kuyl, People’s Postcode Lottery UK managing director Jo Bucci and BBC Dragon’s Den star and entrepreneur Shaf Rasul.

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