Back to the Startup Grind! Relaunch Party & Fireside Chat with Colin Hewitt (Float)

Jun 19, 2019, 5:00 – 8:00 PM

CMS Edinburgh Offices, Saltire Court, 20 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh, EH1 2EN

What better way to celebrate the return of Startup Grind Edinburgh than to one of the leading names in the city as we welcome back Colin Hewitt 5 years following his first fireside chat. We'll be exploring the various challenges he's faced as Float has gone from strength to strength as well as how proud we should be of Scotland's flourishing technology sector.

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About this event

The best businesses are made of a team who share a similar vision and are willing to inspire each other to reach new heights. The wider startup ecosystem is no different and in a city like Edinburgh, the bringing together of like minded entrepreneurs and problem solvers is an opportunity not to be missed. 

We're delighted to be officially relaunching our Edinburgh Chapter and what better way to restart than to welcome back one of our first ever speakers and the increasingly pioneering Colin Hewitt.

Colin Hewitt (Float)

Colin is one of the most widely respected CEOs in Edinburgh, leading the charge on a wide range of issues from the rise of fintech to sustainability. We'd be delighted if you could join us for our first fireside chat at the CMS offices on Castle Terrace, rather appropriately a stone's throw from the UK's largest technology incubator, CodeBase, the location of Colin's original fireside chat in 2014.

Colin is CEO and co-founder of Float which was launched in 2012. Float's purpose is to help businesses understand their numbers. Float has deep integration with accounting software and provides powerful cashflow forecasting and scenario planning tools.

Don't miss the opportunity to hear Colin's story as well as network with some of Edinburgh's finest startup personalities.

Who: Colin Hewitt, CEO & Founder Float

When: Wednesday 19th June

Time: 6pm

Where: CMS, Saltire court, 20 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh, EH1 2EN

Added Extras: Pizza, Beer, Wine, Non-Alcoholic Drinks & Brilliant like-minded People!

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  • Colin Hewitt


    CEO & Founder



Wednesday, June 19, 2019
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM UTC


Networking & Food
Fireside Chat


  • Dec McLaughlin

    Startup Grind Scotland



  • Dec McLaughlin

    Startup Grind Scotland


  • Nick Murray

    Startup Grind Scotland


  • Caro Melendez

    Head of Operations

  • Emma Loedel

    Startup Grind Glasgow

    Director - Startup Grind Glasgow

  • Amy Kelly

    Startup Grind Scotland | AK Marketing

    Head of Marketing

  • Oluwaseun Olabode

    Startup Grind Aberdeen

    Director - Startup Grind Abedeen


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