Scottish fintech Biscuit Tin shortlisted for UK StartUp Award

Biscuit Tin, a startup based in Dunbar, Scotland, has been announced as a finalist for the Fintech StartUp of the Year award at the upcoming Scottish Final of the StartUp Awards.

The StartUp Awards aims to celebrate the thriving startup scene across the UK, which has seen a 4.3% increase in new businesses founded since 2021, totaling over 800,000.

The program received a record-breaking number of applications this year, with 1,100 firms shortlisted across ten UK regions, all of which were started in the last three years.

These startups have collectively created over 5,000 new jobs and generated annual sales of £584 million. Biscuit Tin, launched in 2020 by serial entrepreneur Sheila Hogan, is a personal, digital legacy vault designed to simplify life administration for individuals and their loved ones by creating a digital legacy.

The StartUp Awards are supported by several national sponsors, including Starling Bank, BT, and British Business Bank. The finalists will be judged by a panel of experienced judges, including entrepreneurs and industry experts. The StartUp Awards were launched in 2022 in collaboration with the team behind the successful Great British Entrepreneur Awards.