Construction app sets sights on big time after pitching to Prince…

A LONDON start-up that developed software used by workers on the multi-billion-pound Crossrail project was named as a finalist in a business scheme backed by the Duke of York. Alex Siljanovski, 35, says his web and app-based software BaseStone “helps cut risk and cost” on construction sites. It connects site workers with office staff and allows designs and other materials to be stored digitally in one location. Mr Siljanovski, a former chartered engineer whose team is based in Whitechapel, says the software has been used at up to 15 per cent of Crossrail’s sites in the capital. Read More

Pitch@Palace On Tour Edinburgh

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The Duke of York, Sir Tom Hunter, FanDuel, Skyscanner, Scottish Equity Partners and CodeBase were just a few of the names that assembled at Dynamic Earth then Holyroodhouse Palace on Wednesday for Pitch@Palace, organised by Informatics Ventures and the Duke… Read More

Duke of York visits The Children’s Foundation

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His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG, attended an event at Mansion House, Jesmond as part of the 25th anniversary celebrations of The Children’s Foundation. The Children’s Foundation helps disabled, disadvantaged or distressed children and young people throughout the… Read More

The Duke of York visits RGU

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HRH The Duke of York, KG visited Robert Gordon University’s new campus facilities this week (Wednesday 16 September) to discuss the steps that the university is taking to develop entrepreneurship skills amongst its students.

Prince’s quest for perfect pitch

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THE Duke of York knows what it is like to have his own fast-growing start-up. “Pitch@Palace started life as a small furry animal that sat neatly on my hand,” Prince Andrew told entrepreneurs and investors in Manchester last Tuesday. “It… Read More