Scott Carnegie and Nelson Gray have assembled a syndicate of 20 investors, who will together pump £3 million a year into businesses in return for minority equity stakes.
The Herald Scotland talks to Colin Wade, CSO of Avanticell about raising funding.
Waveblade has raised another £610,000 of funding from Kelvin Capital and the Scottish Investment Bank.
The Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship has published the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor for Scotland in 2012.
The Prime Minister has launched a consultation on the design of a new tax relief for private investment in social enterprise, at the G8 Social Impact Investment Forum in London.
The purpose of the strategy is to set out what Scottish ministers consider to be the key principles of a sustainable, responsible and healthy banking sector.
Scottish Enterprise has unveiled its latest business plan which aims to accelerate Scotland’s economic recovery.
TRI Cap members have stepped up with a significant six-figure sum to back a management buy-out of Kelso-based Border Precision, lifting the company out of administration.
This year’s conference has the theme Starting and growing innovation-based companies, and will be held at the Stirling Management Centre on Thursday 12 September from 09:30 to 16:30.
LINC Scotland today announced Jock Millican has been named Chairman.
Capital for Enterprise Limited (CfEL), the Government's fund of funds manager today published guidance on how venture capital fund managers can access the new VC Catalyst Fund which is part of the Enterprise Capital Fund programme.
KILTR, the Scottish social network backed by former enterprise minister Jim Mather and Par Equity founder Paul Atkinson, will next week unveil the second version of its website as part of the “Scotland Week” promotional events in New York.
A Glasgow-based life sciences firm launched just four months ago has closed a $2 million (£1.3 million) seed funding round.
Among other developments relatingto The Budget, The Department of Business Innovation and Skills has released an update on UK Government proposals to create a Business Bank.
The Budget announces a limited extension of the capital gains tax holiday for investments into the seed enterprise investment scheme (SEIS).
Archangels was the biggest provider of business angel funding in early stage companies in Scotland last year.
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Archangel Informal Investment has been given special recognition after investing millions of pounds in Scottish companies and providing much-needed cash injections for some of the country’s most exciting life science projects.
The Scottish EDGE is a fund which aims to support and encourage entrepreneurial activity among young companies in Scotland. The fund is for ambitious entrepreneurs who wish to grow their business. The companies which demonstrate the most potential could win awards of up to £50,000.
A sample of investments made by LINC Members in 2012.
THE new head of the Scottish Investment Bank is broadening its role to help small firms become more investor-ready.
SIB has taken a big stride forward after lending nearly four times more money in its second year than its first.
LINC members invested nearly £13.8 million into early-stage companies in 2012, a 13 per cent increase on the previous year.
Lux Assure, a chemical technology business based in Edinburgh has received £3.25 million funding boost.
Simple Audio®, today announced that it has been acquired by leading US-based PC enthusiast hardware company Corsair® in a multi-million dollar deal.
i2eye diagnostics, a Kelvin Capital portfolio company, won the Best New Life Science Company in Scotland Award at the Scottish Enterprise Life Sciences Awards.
The emerging cluster of digital and creative companies in Glasgow are in line for an investment boost of up to £900,000 to promote their “accelerated growth and expansion” in a funding competition launched by the Technology Strategy Board, in partnership with Creative Clyde.
Ayrshire-based engineering services business Booth Welsh recently welcomed Scottish Government Minister for Enterprise Fergus Ewing to its Stevenston facility, where he learned about the company’s recent business successes and the support it has received from Scottish Enterprise (SE) and the Scottish Loan Fund (SLF).
Medical technology specialist, Mortara Dolby, has taken up residence in Stirling University Innovation Park, bringing the £6million per annum operation, to the heart of Scotland, both in location and well-being.
Angel syndicate Gabriel has revealed its second slate of investments after less than a year in operation.
A £50m venture capital fund focusing on early-stage life science and health technology companies has been launched in Scotland.
HMRC has recently clarified the position on the Capital Gains Tax (CGT) re-investment relief available under the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS).
SIB have published their annual review for 2011/2012.
John Waddell, Nelson Gray & Iain Scott speak to Frank Peters about Angel Groups & Deals in this interview.
Colin Mason, Professor of Entrepreneurship in the Adam Smith Business School, Glasgow University gives his opinion on Start- Ups in Scotland.
Lamellar Biomedical have announced that it has raised £3.3 million in equity financing from existing and new shareholders including Barwell, Scottish Enterprise and TRI Cap angel investors. Funds managed by Invesco Perpetual form the core of the new shareholding.