[Python Edinburgh] Python scene in Edinburgh

Mark Smith mark.smith at practicalpoetry.co.uk
Wed Jul 22 16:20:51 CEST 2015

Hi Nicole,

I'm at EuroPython, and on my phone so I'll be brief: The scene in Edinburgh
is smallish but very vibrant. We have two billion dollar startups hiring
Python devs: FanDuel (my employers!) and Skyscanner. Other notable
companies off the top of my head are Hogarth, Ecometrica and Mercury Tide.
Also check out the local incubators, Codebase and TechCube which are full
of small tech companies.

Good luck!


On Wed, 22 Jul 2015 4:08 pm Nicole Harris <n.harris at kabucreative.com> wrote:

> Hi All,
> I hope those who are at EuroPython are enjoying themselves!!
> My name is Nicole - I'm a Python (mainly Django) developer and web
> designer.  I met my husband (who is also a Python dev) in Edinburgh, and
> after six years in Australia (I am Australian) we're thinking about
> returning to live and work there :)
> I just wanted to get a bit of a feel on what the local scene is for
> developers?  We were running our own business in Australia (
> kabucreative.com) and are happy to continue to do so - so that means
> we're open to all kinds of work - including consulting/freelance.
> Are there any employers/contacts of note that we should be speaking to?
> We're hoping to come up to visit soon (we're currently in London) if anyone
> would like to meet up face-to-face.
> For you reference I am at whoisnicoleharris.com and my husband at
> ojh.github.io
> Cheers!
> Nicole
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