FanDuel Presents: Startup Spotlight

Changing the world from Scotland? We would love to meet you!

This event celebrates those from ANY SECTOR active in Edinburgh's startup ecosystem.

20th April 2023 - 17:30 to 21:30

2 Freer Street, Edinburgh EH3 9FQ


Startup Spotlight: A FanDuel-hosted Evening of Innovation and Collaboration.

Discover the pioneering spirit of Scotland's startup ecosystem at this engaging event hosted by FanDuel. Join entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and industry pioneers as we come together to recognise and celebrate the countries thriving innovation landscape and forge lasting connections.

When and Where:

Thursday 20th April 2023, 5:30pm – 9:30pm

FanDuel Office, 2 Freer Street, Edinburgh, EH3 9FQ

Nearest parking – Semple Street Parking, Thistle Parking

About this event:

FanDuel are excited to host an event celebrating the Scottish startup ecosystem. There will be presentations from FanDuel, the Alpha Hub team, other key partners, and stories from local innovative startups. We will also have a Q&A and networking opportunities once the presentations have finished. Please see full agenda below.

This event is open to all those interested in the Scottish startup ecosystem. This is a brilliant opportunity to showcase your startup or to learn more about the local tech community with a diverse range of founders, VCs, and senior leaders from FanDuel and Flutter in attendance.

Scotland has an extremely exciting startup ecosystem that FanDuel is proud to be a part of!

If you would like to sign up to pitch your startup, please do so by clicking the link below. Here you can enter in the relevant information we need before confirming your slot to share your story.

Presenting is a great opportunity to increase your startup’s exposure to some of the most important players in the Edinburgh startup ecosystem. Get everyone talking about your business! Should your startup be looking for support, check out what help Alpha Hub can offer.


Welcome Drinks – 5:30pm

Introduction from FanDuel & Flutter – 6:00pm

Panel Discussion on overcoming adversity in startup technology journeys (VC Firms & Startup Founders) - 6:15pm

Interval (Food & Drinks) – 7:00pm

Startup Stories (5min x5) – 7:20pm

FanDuel Wrap Up / Q&A – 7:50pm

Networking (Food & Drinks) – 8:00pm until 9:30pm


About FanDuel

FanDuel – part of Flutter Entertainment plc – is the premier gaming operator in North America, with a portfolio of brands across sports betting, iGaming, fantasy sports, online racing wagering and TV broadcasting. FanDuel is #1 in 15 of the 18 'sportsbook' states it is now live in, having launched in Maryland, Ohio, and Ontario during 2022.


About Alpha Hub

Alpha Hub is part of Flutter Entertainment plc - the world’s leading online sports betting and gaming company, operating some of the most innovative, diverse and distinctive brands in the sector. As Flutter’s corporate accelerator, Alpha Hub helps brands within the Flutter portfolio partner with innovative start-ups to quickly solve various problems and challenges.

What's in it for the startup?

Successful companies will receive the following support from FanDuel and the wider Alpha Hub team

Opportunity to Showcase

Opportunity to shine and demonstrate what you can do infront of FanDuel leadership as well as the wider startup community.

Networking & Feedback

All the experts will be in the room and there do discuss your company. It is a chance to bounce ideas around in an informal setting.

Startup Support

Should your startup be looking for support, check out what help Alpha Hub can offer.

So how does it work?

Stage 1 - Applications

When an application is submitted, it is thoroughly reviewed by the Alpha Hub team. This occurs on an ongoing basis.

We look forward to meeting you!

Stage 2 - Introductory Call

Selected startups will be invited for an initial conversation with the Alpha Hub team over zoom. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss learn about your project in more detail.

We will confirm speakers one week before the event.