Scottish Enterprise

They help companies to identify appropriate sources of finance, engage with funders and secure the investment they need to grow their business. They work closely with their portfolio companies to strengthen their management teams, make connections and accelerate growth. Their work also involves aiming to increase the supply of finance for businesses in Scotland. they want to help Scottish SMEs with growth and export potential to get this finance. Apart from supporting Scottish businesses, they also work with UK and international investors. This includes working with business angels, angel syndicates, venture capital groups and corporate investors. They operate across Scotland in partnership with Highlands and Islands Enterprise. Because their work supports and stimulates the SME funding market in Scotland, what they do supports the delivery of the Scottish Enterprise business plan.

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Swipii Labs Ltd.

Debt Financing in 2020
Swipii Labs Ltd. operates a small business customer loyalty and marketing platform. The company offers loyalty programs and marketing tools to grow business; allows small businesses to boost online reviews and gain new customers, and track customer data; and provides digital loyalty, email marketing, and loyalty tech solutions. It also allows customers to collect points; and earn rewards. The company was incorporated in 2012 and is based in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

MY1LOGIN Limited

Venture Round in 2015
MY1LOGIN Limited offers a cloud-based password management solution. The company offers my1login, a secure vault that gives users with access to their passwords and online bookmarks. Its solution is also used to securely encrypt and store other personal information, such as bank or credit card details, and emergency contact numbers. The company was incorporated in 2007 and is based in Glasgow, United Kingdom with additional offices in Palo Alto, California; and London, United Kingdom.

Owens-Illinois

Grant in 2021
O-I Glass, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells glass containers to food and beverage manufacturers primarily in the Americas, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. It produces glass containers for alcoholic beverages, including beer, flavored malt beverages, spirits, and wine. The company is also involved in the production of glass packaging for various food items, soft drinks, tea, juices, and pharmaceuticals. It offers glass containers in a range of sizes, shapes, and colors. The company sells its products directly to customers under annual or multi-year supply agreements, as well as through distributors. O-I Glass, Inc. was founded in 1903 and is headquartered in Perrysburg, Ohio.

QikServe

Venture Round in 2020
QikServe is the enterprise platform for guest self-service in hospitality. Using any channel from kiosks and tablets to web and mobile apps, hospitality operators can provide powerful in-store solutions from ordering to payment, giving guests the convenience to order and pay for their food and drinks whenever and however they want

Lamellar Biomedical

Series A in 2013
Lamellar Biomedical Ltd. operates as a biotechnology company that develops and commercializes a range of medical devices and pharmaceuticals based on mimetics of extra-alveolar lamellar bodies. The company offers Lamellasomes, a synthetic substance that mimics the actions lamellar bodies and provides treatment for respiratory diseases, such as cystic fibrosis. Its products target radiotherapy induced xerostomia, dry eye disease, cystic fibrosis, and infection. Lamellar Biomedical Ltd. was formerly known as Macrocom (964) Limited and changed its name to Lamellar Biomedical Ltd. in February 2007. The company was incorporated in 2006 and is based in Bellshill, United Kingdom.

Trojan Energy

Series A in 2021
Trojan Energy Limited provides charging infrastructure solutions for electric vehicles worldwide. The company offers on-street flat and flush electric vehicle charging points. Trojan Energy Limited was incorporated in 2016 and is based in Stonehaven, United Kingdom.

Synaptec

Seed Round in 2016
Synaptec Ltd. develops and deploys photonic sensing systems that utilize existing optical fiber networks to measure various parameters that electricity network operators require for primary and ancillary monitoring functions in Europe. The company offers services to network operator and society, including cost reduction, security of energy supply, and reduce emission. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

QikServe

Venture Round in 2017
QikServe is the enterprise platform for guest self-service in hospitality. Using any channel from kiosks and tablets to web and mobile apps, hospitality operators can provide powerful in-store solutions from ordering to payment, giving guests the convenience to order and pay for their food and drinks whenever and however they want

RenovITe Technologies

Grant in 2018
RenovITe is a 21st century payment product organization founded by payment experts, offering business solutions which are based on proven frameworks and tailored to evolve with the customer ecosystem. Their core offering is RIPPS the EFT payments switching product and REXA their test automation suite. Their products have been designed to meet the requirements of an agile 21st century payments processor.

Sharktower AI

Seed Round in 2021
Sharktower is AI for portfolio and project management. It provides portfolio insights visualisation, predictive analytics and decision-making without bias. Helping project teams spot and mitigate problems before they happen. Our SaaS product provides full-suite portfolio and project management features that go beyond traditional PPM solutions to create an entirely new data-driven and collaborative delivery experience.

Adaptix Ltd

Venture Round in 2019
Adaptix Limited designs and manufactures 3D radiology imaging equipment for X-ray imaging applications. It offers a technology for producing a miniaturized flat panel X-ray source that can be integrated into a manufacturers existing product line. The company’s solutions are used in bedside chest imaging, extremity imaging, dental imaging, and breast imaging. Adaptix Limited was formerly known as Radius Diagnostics Ltd and changed its name to Adaptix Limited in February 2015. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in Oxford, United Kingdom.

Chromacity

Seed Round in 2017
Chromacity Lasers is a spin-out from Heriot-Watt University, one of the UK’s leading technical universities with a focus on photonics. Their founding team has over 40 years’ experience in ultrafast lasers and fiber lasers. They have developed wavelength tunable femtosecond lasers from the ultraviolet (400 nm) to the mid-infrared (> 6 µm) for industrial and scientific applications in fluorescence microscopy, gas spectroscopy, laser material processing and semiconductor engineering. Robust, patent-pending femtosecond fiber-laser technology underpins every product, delivering reliable, turn-key performance. But they don’t stop there: their embedded web server provides a uniquely simple control interface, allowing wireless operation from any laptop, tablet or smartphone. Their focus is on manufacturing femtosecond lasers for life-sciences applications. In parallel with these core products, they work with systems manufacturers to provide custom OEM femtosecond and picosecond lasers optimized for specific applications in engineering and materials processing. They can provide combinations of pulse repetition rate, energy and wavelength not available from any other manufacturers.

Chromacity

Venture Round in 2021
Chromacity Lasers is a spin-out from Heriot-Watt University, one of the UK’s leading technical universities with a focus on photonics. Their founding team has over 40 years’ experience in ultrafast lasers and fiber lasers. They have developed wavelength tunable femtosecond lasers from the ultraviolet (400 nm) to the mid-infrared (> 6 µm) for industrial and scientific applications in fluorescence microscopy, gas spectroscopy, laser material processing and semiconductor engineering. Robust, patent-pending femtosecond fiber-laser technology underpins every product, delivering reliable, turn-key performance. But they don’t stop there: their embedded web server provides a uniquely simple control interface, allowing wireless operation from any laptop, tablet or smartphone. Their focus is on manufacturing femtosecond lasers for life-sciences applications. In parallel with these core products, they work with systems manufacturers to provide custom OEM femtosecond and picosecond lasers optimized for specific applications in engineering and materials processing. They can provide combinations of pulse repetition rate, energy and wavelength not available from any other manufacturers.

Valneva SE

Grant in 2022
Valneva is a biotech company developing and commercializing vaccines for infectious diseases with major unmet needs. The Company has a growing commercial business with two successful vaccines for travelers and multiple vaccines in development. This includes the only developmental stage vaccine candidate to prevent Lyme disease, a tick-transmitted illness with a growing global footprint.

Big Data for Humans

Convertible Note in 2016
Big Data for Humans Ltd. develops customer marketing platform for supermarkets, fashion and luxury retailers, and airlines. The company offers an automated customer insights engine that uses networks to analyze customers that enable management, marketing department, and data scientists in various businesses. It offers solutions in the areas of personalized campaigns, execute across channels, actionable customer insights, smarter trading, and agile data management. The company was founded in 2014 and is based in London, United Kingdom.

3fbio Ltd

Series B in 2021
3f bio is a technology spin-out company from the University of Strathclyde established to develop and commercialise novel patented technology which transforms the production economics for the meat-free food product mycoprotein by integrating the production within existing bio-refinery operations producing bio-ethanol and animal feed (DDGS). This gives integrated fermentation production of Food, Fuel and Feed. ​

Aveni

Venture Round in 2021
Aveni operates as a video conferencing company. Aveni uses AI and natural language processing to help advisers to connect, engage and digitally serve clients with a range of new automated features - from CRM automation to live risk monitoring and adviser prompts.

KILTR

Venture Round in 2014
KILTR - It's all about the Good Stuff

CYAN FORENSICS Ltd.

Seed Round in 2016
CYAN FORENSICS Ltd. develops and markets tools for digital forensics in law enforcement. Its tools are prepared to extract digital fingerprints from an existing database of contraband; and used to scan seized computers, hard drives, and media devices (or forensic images of them) for contraband, as well as deliver results from those devices. The company’s tools provide results that allow forensic analysts to focus their investigative efforts on devices that yield useful evidence; avoid wasting time on devices that do not contain anything incriminating; and detailed evidence for use in court. The company was founded in 2016 and is based in Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

Changingday

Grant in 2021
Changingday creates virtual reality games for autistic people.

SnapDragon Monitoring

Venture Round in 2021
SnapDragon Monitoring Limited develops brand protection software solutions. The company provides managed and self service solutions. It has product as Swoop, a software for brand protection. SnapDragon Monitoring Limited was incorporated in 2014 and is based in Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

Atterley

Venture Round in 2021
Atterley, a network of the very best independent fashion retailers and a boutique shopping experience delivered direct to your door. We are a platform that promotes, supports and celebrates all that is unique about independent retail, working closely with our network of partners to curate an unrivalled and eclectic brand mix of new, known and niche labels. #independentstyle #weareatterley The original Atterley was founded in 2012 by Katie Smith and went into administration in early 2016. The business and assets were purchased by Atterley.com Retail Limited, a company founded by Michael Welch, and relaunched in August 2016 with a new business model focused on giving independent boutiques a route online. As a result, any information on this page relating to events pre-2016 relate to the old Atterley.

Bellrock Technology Limited

Seed Round in 2015
Bellrock Technology Ltd. is a high-tech software company. We have developed Lumen®, the world’s most advanced predictive analytics deployment platform. Lumen instantly turns trained data science models into live predictive analytics. Its patented technology removes traditional integration and deployment challenges, making results immediately available.

LUX Assure

Funding Round in 2013
LUX Assure is a division of LUX Innovate Limited. LUX specialises in delivering robust, highly sensitive and simple to use chemical monitoring technologies for both offshore and onshore use. The novelty of their approach has been recognised by the oil and gas industry and they have won awards for innovation. Their products include technologies for monitoring scale, corrosion and hydrate inhibitors in both water and hydrocarbons.

Amiqus Limited

Venture Round in 2020
Amiqus Limited operates as a recruitment agency that acts as a mediator between its clients and candidates and provides hiring services according to the needs of its clients. Amiqus Limited was formerly known as Alexander Mann Technology (Northwest) Limited and changed its name to Amiqus Limited in February, 2003. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Warrington, United Kingdom. Amiqus Limited operates as a subsidiary of Alexander Mann Associates Limited.

Diodes Incorporated

Grant in 2020
Diodes is a global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality, application-specific standard products within the broad discrete and analog semiconductor markets, serving the consumer electronics, computing, communications, industrial and automotive markets. Diodes' products include diodes, rectifiers, transistors, MOSFETs, protection devices, functional specific arrays, power management devices including DC-DC switching and linear voltage regulators, amplifiers and comparators, and Hall-effect sensors.

Solasta Bio

Grant in 2023
Solasta Bio develops environment-friendly products that meet a global need for new and effective crop protection.

Changingday

Seed Round in 2021
Changingday creates virtual reality games for autistic people.

Solasta Bio

Seed Round in 2023
Solasta Bio develops environment-friendly products that meet a global need for new and effective crop protection.

Kobojo

Series B in 2015
Kobojo is a French startup that was created in 2008. Kobojo was created to give a social dimension to classical games and online applications, for we love games, most particularly when we can play with friends ! Games for social networks provide much more fun, and a more interesting user experience, for your adversaries are usually people you know ! Kobojo proposes games and applications for social networks, and facilitates the connection between players, for people to play with friends they have not seen for a long time, for instance. Moreover Kobojo’s applications don’t need to be downloaded. Kobojo proposes games for everyone, and despite our games are currently only availabe on Facebook and iPhone, we will soon offer you to play on MySpace, Bebo, Hi5 and many other social networks !

KILTR

Venture Round in 2016
KILTR - It's all about the Good Stuff

Simple Audio

Venture Round in 2011
Simple Audio designs and manufactures audio products. Simple Audio was founded in Glasgow in 2008 to create a new generation of affordable, digital audio distribution systems capable of playing music from multiple sources, at high quality throughout the home. The focus on Powerline/ethernet transmission technology aimed to address the problems associated with the existing market offering of poor quality sound reproduction, complex installation and control systems and high cost base.

FINDRA

Seed Round in 2016
FINDRA is a Scottish brand, designing high performance Outdoor and Adventure Clothing for women. The brand aims to encourage women to get out and adventure and allows them to do so without compromising performance and style. FINDRA aims to inspire women to engage in a healthy and active lifestyle and become a better version of themselves.

Solasta Bio

Pre Seed Round in 2021
Solasta Bio develops environment-friendly products that meet a global need for new and effective crop protection.

Global Surface Intelligence Ltd.

Debt Financing in 2020
Global Surface Intelligence is an Edinburgh-based earth observation and artificial-intelligence-as-a-service provider. We are a uniquely focused data refinery company, with deep roots in environmental sciences, harnessing next generation artificial intelligence to transform satellite optical and radar data, UAV, drone and ground survey data into commercially valuable information, which can be instantly consumed by end users, data brokers, market places, geospatial data publishers and imagery aggregators.

Proteus

Series A in 2021
Proteus combines a world-class business operating system with on-demand access to rated talent and pay-as-you-go access to major engineering software into a simple-to-use platform.

Mocean Energy

Seed Round in 2022
Mocean Energy develops new technologies which can harness the power of waves – and accelerate the transition to a zero-carbon world.

Biogelx Ltd

Seed Round in 2012
Biogelx Ltd. provides vitro hydrogels for applications in cell culture research, cell based toxicity screening, cancer cell research, replacement of animal testing, and therapeutic applications. The company offers tuneable peptide hydrogels to store, grow, proliferate, and manipulate naturally-derived cells within 3D matrices/nanoscaffolds. Its peptide gels act as tissue mimics for use in cell culture. The company was incorporated in 2012 and is based in Newhouse, United Kingdom.

mLED

Venture Round in 2012
mLED limited develops and manufactures gallium nitride micropixellated light emitting diodes (LED) arrays systems. mLED limited is based in the United Kingdom

Sentinel Subsea

Seed Round in 2021
Sentinel Subsea specializes in providing advanced passive integrity monitoring solutions for subsea infrastructure and equipment. Sentinal Subsea developed WellSentinel, a method of monitoring and managing the integrity of subsea wells, wellheads, and Xmas trees.

IbisVision Limited

Venture Round in 2023
IbisVision Limited develops a visual field test software application for the detection of glaucoma. The company offers Ring of Sight, a cloud-based software solution designed for the early detection of glaucoma and follow-up care. It focuses on commercializing its software program to healthcare professionals. IbisVision Limited was incorporated in 2013 and is based in Livingston, United Kingdom.

Liftango

Venture Round in 2023
Shared Transport. Reinvented. Liftango powers some of the most successful on-demand shared transport systems across the world. By guiding global organisations on how to plan, launch and scale their shared mobility programs, we help provide a path to a sustainable and climate-positive future.

Lab901

Venture Round in 2005
Lab901 Limited engages in the development and production of automated gel electrophories in the United Kingdom. It offers ScreenTape P200 variant, which allows scientists in expressing and purifying recombinant proteins and monoclonal antibodies to carry out SDS-PAGE and analysis; ScreenTape R6K that is developed for reproducible RNA characterisation and quality control; and ScreenTape D800, which separates DNA fragments.

Scottish EDGE

Venture Round in 2018
Scottish EDGE is a competition aimed at identifying and supporting Scotland’s up-and-coming, innovative, high-growth potential entrepreneurial talent. The company believes that it’s important to support entrepreneurs and start-up businesses in any way we can. Scottish EDGE also recognizes that supporting businesses isn’t a one-off thing. From providing prize funding of up to £150,000 to a quick catch-up, we’re here for the long haul. Are you in? Let’s get down to business.

Alfacyte

Venture Round in 2017
Alfacyte Ltd. develops an immunoregulatory formulation for the oral treatment of food allergies based on the immunological activities of two candidate cytokines, with adjuvant-like activities. Its immunoregulatory combination therapy is used for the oral treatment of peanut allergy.

TC Biopharm Limited

Venture Round in 2018
TC BioPharm’s mission is to develop and commercialise innovative cell-based products to treat disease, improving patient health and Quality of Life. TC BioPharm is a clinical development company with a cell-based product pipeline capable of treating a variety of disorders including cancer and severe viral infections. TCB is currently conducting Phase II/III clinical studies of its lead product, ImmuniCell®, in renal cell cancinoma, non-small cell lung cancer and melanoma patients.

Macomics Ltd

Seed Round in 2021
Macomics Ltd develops immunotherapies that helps to modulate macrophages and increase body’s immune system against tumours. The company was incorporated in 2018 and is based in Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

Vert Rotors UK Limited

Venture Round in 2021
VERT Rotors, Edinburgh, UK, produces ultra-compact, light and low-vibration Conical Rotary Compressors (CRC) based on its proprietary technology. VERT’s compressors consist of an Inner screw rotor revolving inside an Outer screw rotor. They are designed for applications where dimensions and weight are mission-critical, and vibration and noise are not acceptable.

BioCaptiva

Seed Round in 2022
BioCaptiva develops liquid biopsy technology devices to diagnose and monitoring to detect cancers.

Amiqus Resolution

Debt Financing in 2020
Amiqus Resolution Ltd. designs and develops software solutions for anti-money laundering, identity, and compliance checks. The company's solution offers checks for identity reports, credit reports, photo ID verification, basic disclosure, and companies lookup. The company's solution also offers custom forms, work assigning, and document management. It offers security and compliance for user access levels, audit logs, and two-factor authentication (2FA). The company serves the accountancy, legal, property, recruitment, financial, and public sectors. Amiqus Resolution Ltd. was founded in 2008 and is based in Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

Wobble Genomics

Grant in 2020
Wobble Genomics specializes in maximizing RNA and DNA sequencing efficiency for the discovery and detection of nucleic acid biomarkers.

Caldan Therapeutics

Series A in 2015
Caldan Therapeutics Ltd is a spinout company from the University of Glasgow (UofG) and the University of Southern Denmark (SDU), developing novel therapeutics targeting modulators of free fatty acid receptors, for metabolic disease including Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) and other indications. The spinout opportunity has arisen from a long term collaboration between Professor Graeme Milligan (UofG) and Professor Trond Ulven (SDU). Free fatty acid receptors have recently emerged as exciting targets for T2D, due to their involvement in multiple aspects of T2D pathophysiology. There may also be potential to explore other indications including non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and inflammatory diseases.

Dukosi Ltd

Series A in 2017
Dukosi Ltd designs, develops, and manufactures battery management systems for automotive industry. It offers cell sensor products for hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and electric automotive vehicles; mobility vehicles; and smart grids. The company’s products enable monitoring the health of individual battery cells. Dukosi Ltd was founded in 2003 and is based in Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

MIME Technologies Limited

Venture Round in 2022
MIME Technologies Limited designs and develops in-flight medical care software for aviation industry. The company’s software, MIME Pro, offers first aid emergency care guidance and support to cabin crew during in-flight medical events. It identifies, reports, and communicates patient deterioration and improvement data using bluetooth sensors for real-time vital signs monitoring. The company The company was founded in 2015 and is based in Inverness, United Kingdom.

Biotangents

Venture Round in 2022
Biotangents Ltd. designs and builds biological pathways to enable the production of desirable natural materials. It builds novel biological pathways by using Leapfrog Assembly, an advanced DNA assembly platform technology. The company was incorporated in 2015 and is based in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

Pyreos

Venture Round in 2018
Pyreos Limited develops infrared sensor array products in the United Kingdom. The company develops patented thin film pyro-electric ceramic technology for use in a new range of infra-red sensor products. Its products include bare die arrays, packaged components, and custom arrays for motion and occupancy detectors, flame detectors, people counting and tailgating, spectroscopy and gas detection, and infrared cameras applications. Pyreos Limited was founded in 2007 and is based in Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

Cumulus Oncology Limited

Venture Round in 2022
Cumulus Oncology develops anti-cancer therapies for clinical settings in areas of high unmet need. We target key pathways to improve the efficacy and outcomes of current and experimental therapies. Cumulus has the backing of a successful entrepreneur in the oncology field and is led by a team of senior professionals and industry partners from across the drug discovery and development sector. Together, we offer a wealth of experience and deep insights into optimum approaches for improved cancer patient outcomes.

novosound

Grant in 2019
Novosound is the first spin-out company to emerge from the University of the West of Scotland. Novosound specializes in the design and manufacturing of innovative NDT products using groundbreaking, thin-film manufacturing techniques which addresses the limitations of traditional ultrasound. Novosound design and end-to-end manufacturing capabilities enables the development of highly customizable and scalable ultrasound solutions

KILTR

Venture Round in 2016
KILTR - It's all about the Good Stuff

miiCard

Venture Round in 2014
MiiCard is a financial services company that specializes in the fields of banking, identity management, and the internet. It was founded in 2010 and headquartered in Edinburgh, City of, United Kingdom.

E-Fundamentals

Convertible Note in 2020
Category growth for CPG leaders delivering digital shelf analytics and insights to the world's leading brands.

Global Surface Intelligence Ltd.

Venture Round in 2019
Global Surface Intelligence is an Edinburgh-based earth observation and artificial-intelligence-as-a-service provider. We are a uniquely focused data refinery company, with deep roots in environmental sciences, harnessing next generation artificial intelligence to transform satellite optical and radar data, UAV, drone and ground survey data into commercially valuable information, which can be instantly consumed by end users, data brokers, market places, geospatial data publishers and imagery aggregators.

QuickBlock

Seed Round in 2021
QuickBlock is a flat-packed, recycled plastic, modular building system that offers an alternative to traditional concrete blocks.

Liftango

Venture Round in 2022
Shared Transport. Reinvented. Liftango powers some of the most successful on-demand shared transport systems across the world. By guiding global organisations on how to plan, launch and scale their shared mobility programs, we help provide a path to a sustainable and climate-positive future.

Invizius

Series A in 2019
Invizius Ltd., a medical technology company, develops H-Guard technology, a product to address the side effects of hemodialysis and fewer cardiovascular complications. The company was incorporated in 2018 and is based in Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

Boundary Technologies Ltd

Seed Round in 2020
Boundary Technologies Ltd designs and develops smart burglar alarm system that can be controlled with their mobile devices. The company offers a central hub for monitoring and controlling all connected devices, motion sensors, application software for the system, door and window contact, outdoor sounder, and smart home integrations. The company was incorporated in 2018 and is based in Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

Speech Graphics Ltd

Venture Round in 2019
Speech Graphics Ltd provides procedural facial animation solutions to the entertainment industry. The company offers SGX, a production software solution that processes audio files and transcripts into facial animation. Its animations feature in various productions ranging from AAA video games to music videos, and are used in communication, training, and more. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

Sunamp

Seed Round in 2015
Sunamp is a company that provides industrial and residential heat battery storage systems using phase change materials. Its heat battery technologies are cost-effective, highly compact, stable, non-toxic, and IoT-enabled and are designed to provide a clean and efficient thermal energy storage solution. It was founded in 2006 by Andrew Bissell and is headquartered in Macmerry, East Lothian, Scotland.

Optoscribe

Series A in 2016
Optoscribe Limited develops and manufactures 3D light waveguides for optical telecommunications markets. It offers ultra-low crosstalk multicore fiber fanout products that provide connection between single-mode fibers and multi-core fibers; channel devices; 3D MMux photonic lantern that provide an interface between multi-mode and single-mode technologies; and FCX, a glass interface, which enables simple coupling to arrays of emitters or receivers, including VCSELs/PDs or PICs. The company was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Livingston, United Kingdom.

Taragenyx

Seed Round in 2013
A medical device company developing a broad pipeline of bio-passive, bio active and bio regenerative coatings for orthopaedic and dental implants. Taragenyx incorporate active pharmaceuticals and biologics into the coating of the implant surface itself giving the ability to release compounds locally from the implant post-operatively. Thereby bringing the potential to; accelerate bone growth, drive faster healing and reduce the incidence of infection and pain.

Red61

Venture Round in 2020
Red61 has grown out of a desire to build a different kind of ticketing solution supplier. Frustrated with the state of the ticketing market and the seemingly endless cycle of dissatisfied ticketing organisations moving to new suppliers, Red61 founders, Box Office Manager Tony Davey and software designer Peter McNaught got together to create a company whose guiding principle is to create long term collaborative relationships with its clients.

Talking Medicines Limited

Venture Round in 2022
Data tech innovator Talking Medicines, based in Glasgow and London, uses advanced AI and ML to provide pharmaceutical companies with real-time data intelligence. The company uses a collection of AI, ML and NLP tech tools to capture and structure the voice of the patient from real world conversations and behaviours at home. Through mapping the patient voice from social media and connected devices to regulated medicine information, the company is able to build data points to deliver trends and patterns of patient sentiment across medicines. This intelligence embraces regulatory compliance enabling marketing in pharmaceutical companies to measure patient confidence by medicine and in turn action the levers for share growth.

Arcola Energy

Grant in 2021
Arcola Energy is a leader in hydrogen and fuel cell integration, specializing in zero-emission solutions for heavy-duty vehicles and transport applications.

Mark to Market

Venture Round in 2019
Mark to Market helps finance professionals perform accurate, auditable private company valuations.

Pneumagen Limited

Venture Round in 2022
Pneumagen focuses on developing glycan targeted carbohydrate-binding modules (CBMs) as a new universal therapeutic modality for the treatment of respiratory tract infections (RTIs) and cancer. Founded in 2016, the Company is a spin-out from the University of St Andrews in Scotland and has access to world-class scientific expertise and capabilities in glycobiology.

Larosco

Seed Round in 2009
Larosco, is an innovative software company that have been studying and experimenting with recommendations technologies since 2001 and are specialists in the field of online referral marketing. The company has recently developed what is believed to be the World's first relationship marketing software designed specifically for both the retail and recruitment market sectors. Using a unique tracking and identification system, BongoMagic captures in real time the behavioural, recommendation and buying patterns of each individual involved in an advertising campaign. It then uses this information to identify the ‘Influencers’ within a social network. The client can then use these ‘influencers’ to promote products or jobs to an extended and more receptive network of consumers or job seekers.

Shot Scope Technologies Ltd

Seed Round in 2015
Shot Scope Technologies Ltd. provides golf performance tracking technology solutions. The company offers Shot Scope, a smart wristband that automatically tracks sport performance; and collects performance indicators that allow professional golfers to identify their most crucial areas for improvement. The company was incorporated in 2014 and is based in Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

Kingdom Technologies

Seed Round in 2022
Kingdom Technologies Ltd. develops and manufactures a robotic lawn mower for large terrains. The company was incorporated in 2018 and is based in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

Good-Loop

Series A in 2022
Good-Loop converts advertising money into funding for social causes in a way that makes online advertising more effective, more rewarding and more ethical. We distribute video ads across our network of quality online publishers. The Good-Loop ad player will never auto-play or interrupt but if you choose to, you can opt-in to watch an advert and then donate 50% of the advertisers' money to your chosen social cause. But Good-Loop isn't just good for the world, it's also good for the advertisers' bottom line. The average completed view rate on YouTube is 30% and on Good-Loop it’s 61% – over double the engagement, for the same price. Good-Loop was part of the Collider Startup Accelerator Program 2017, and winner for their 2017 Demo Day - http://collider.io/

BioCaptiva

Seed Round in 2021
BioCaptiva develops liquid biopsy technology devices to diagnose and monitoring to detect cancers.

Fanduel Limited

Series A in 2009
FanDuel Inc. operates an online fantasy sports platform that enables users to play fantasy games and win cash prizes. The company provides an online sports platform that enables users to play fantasy football, baseball, hockey, and basketball. It also offers sports betting, racing, and casino games. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in New York, New York with an additional office in Edinburgh, United Kingdom. FanDuel Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Flutter Entertainment plc.
Beeks Financial Cloud is a niche cloud computing and connectivity provider for automated (also known as algorithmic) trading in Forex and Futures financial products. The Beeks platform has been specifically designed for latency sensitive automated trading environments and provides 'on demand' low latency computing resources to its clients through its direct connectivity to the leading Financial Exchanges across the world. The Group is headquartered in Glasgow and operates from nine operating datacentre locations in London, New Jersey, Chicago, Frankfurt, Tokyo and Hong Kong. Each is connected via a dedicated fibre network and Beeks has connections to various Financial Exchanges including CME and CBOE and a number of Trading Venues. The Company employs 28 people across the UK, US, Austria, and Japan and engages seven contractors in Indonesia, one in the USA and one in Japan.
North British Distillery Company is the supplier of grain whiskey to the industry, most of which is used for blended Scotch.

Current Health Limited

Series A in 2019
Current Health Limited manufactures wearable healthcare devices to measure patient’s vitals and to alert in case of emergency. The product identifies unwell patients to make early decisions. The product can be used to measure oxygen saturation, respiration rate, pulse rate, temperature, motion & activity, and posture. Current Health Limited was formerly known as Snap40 Limited and changed its name to Current Health Limited in December 2018. Current Health Limited was founded in 2014 and is based in Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

Lamellar Biomedical

Series C in 2017
Lamellar Biomedical Ltd. operates as a biotechnology company that develops and commercializes a range of medical devices and pharmaceuticals based on mimetics of extra-alveolar lamellar bodies. The company offers Lamellasomes, a synthetic substance that mimics the actions lamellar bodies and provides treatment for respiratory diseases, such as cystic fibrosis. Its products target radiotherapy induced xerostomia, dry eye disease, cystic fibrosis, and infection. Lamellar Biomedical Ltd. was formerly known as Macrocom (964) Limited and changed its name to Lamellar Biomedical Ltd. in February 2007. The company was incorporated in 2006 and is based in Bellshill, United Kingdom.

BigDNA

Venture Round in 2007
Big DNA Ltd was set up in 2007 by Dr John March, as a spin out company from the Moredun Research Institute at Edinburgh University, to further develop and commercialise new vaccination technologies. Based at Roslin BioCentre, the company currently employs 7 people.

Cytomos Ltd.

Seed Round in 2022
Cytomos® develops and provides integrated, predictive analytics systems for intelligent bioprocessing in biopharma and cell therapy domains. Built upon our patented Cytomos® Dielectric Spectroscopy (CDS™) technology, our systems are unbiased, have single-cell resolution and are scalable across all upstream production stages. Leveraging the unmatched data depth per cell provided by CDS™, our proprietary machine learning (ML) algorithms provide insights into your bioprocesses like never before.

Uniklasers Ltd.

Venture Round in 2018
UniKLasers is dedicated to producing Unique Lasers, namely those with the purest emitted light with true single frequency operation, all based on novel proprietary patented BRaMMS technology.The company is dedicated to innovation in the field of single frequency DPSS lasers. UniKLasers Ltd was founded by Professor Fedor Karpushko in 2013. Since then UniKLasers has achieved substantial growth, received private and venture capital investments, received support from Scottish Enterprise and won several Innovate UK awards. main office, R&D and manufacturing facilities are located in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.

QED Naval Limited

Seed Round in 2015
QED Naval is a naval architecture consultancy that is focused on the development of the marine renewable energy industry and the vessel requirements for deployment of offshore wind, wave and tidal devices. QED Naval alongside its collaborations also support the development of port and near shore infrastructure required to deploy marine renewables such as quays, breakwaters and pontoons.

Oodls

Seed Round in 2017
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i-design Multimedia

Series B in 2005
i-design Multimedia is a provider of self-service customer engagement solutions for the banking industry. Its innovative software, ‘Joono’, enables banks and ATM owners to communicate targeted marketing messages to customers through multiple digital channels, including ATMs, self-service machines, mobile phones and plasma screens.

Axol Bioscience Ltd.

Venture Round in 2022
Axol specialize in human cell culture. Axol Bioscience sells live human cell cultures and provides services such as genome editing to researchers. These are iPSC-derived cells and the media and reagents required to successfully culture these cells. The company also do iPSC reprogramming and differentiation to various cell types as a service for customers that wish to use their own patient-derived samples. Axol is headquartered and maintains production on the Chesterford Research Park, a location renowned for inspiring innovation and success, located in Cambridge, UK.

Sunamp

Venture Round in 2020
Sunamp is a company that provides industrial and residential heat battery storage systems using phase change materials. Its heat battery technologies are cost-effective, highly compact, stable, non-toxic, and IoT-enabled and are designed to provide a clean and efficient thermal energy storage solution. It was founded in 2006 by Andrew Bissell and is headquartered in Macmerry, East Lothian, Scotland.

TPP Global Development

Series A in 2010
TPP is a UK-based preclinical-stage drug development company focused on nervous system disorders, immunology, and oncology. They in-license and develop intellectual properties obtained from research institutions, and the resultant products are either distributed via spin-outs or through licensing to the biotech/pharmaceutical sector.