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19th March 2019

Scottish Chambers of Commerce President Tim Allen  Joins Archangels

Tim Allan is joining the board of Archangels, the leading angel investor group specialising in early stage technology and life sciences companies in Scotland. He succeeds Alastair Salvesen CBE, who is retiring from the Archangels board after 10 years. 

Archangels’ members invest in, and mentor, promising start-up and early stage companies from Scotland’s vibrant technology and life sciences sectors. Established in 1992, Archangels has made a significant contribution to the Scottish economy, with its investments leveraging an estimated ?1.2bn of GVA and creating around 4,000 highly skilled jobs. The current portfolio of companies employs over 650 people.

18th March 2019

Female start-up founders missing out on billions of pounds of investment

By Sophia Matveeva, CEO and Co-Founder of Enty, talks about why female start-up founders are missing out on billions of pounds of investment and what can be done to change the status quo.

14th March 2019

Downing expands property finance team

Downing has appointed John Pollington as Investment Director, and Oliver Pettafor, as a Loan Servicing Analyst, to its growing Property Finance  investment team.

13th March 2019

Angel network launches new platform connecting female investors with start-ups

Angel Investment Network (AIN) the UK’s largest online platform connecting angel investors with startups has launched a new platform connecting female founders and investors. The new ‘Female Founders’ platform was set up to address the underrepresentation of women in the industry both as investors and founders.

13th March 2019

Invested Investor speaks to inspirational VC and angel investor Ramona Liberoff

In  this month's Startup Spotlight Invested Investor speaks to Ramona Liberoff, an experienced and dynamic investor with decades of business experience.

She is currently a Fellow of the Zinc VC programme and is an active angel investor, and was formerly the chief operating officer of the Innogy Innovation Hub and CEO of SPRING Accelerator. She is passionate about global system challenges that create major opportunities such as energy access, electromobility, automation, the use of data and machine learning.

12th March 2019

Deepbridge Capital appoints new Investment Manager

Deepbridge, the tax-efficient investment manager, has appointed Alison Maughan as Investment Manager in the Life Sciences team.


11th March 2019

Godwin Capital recruits debt funding expert Stan Lersch

Godwin Capital, the fundraising and investment arm of Godwin Group, has recruited senior debt funding consultant Stan Lersch.

4th March 2019

TeenTech winners celebrate at Buckingham Palace

The next generation of innovators met TeenTech patron HRH The Duke of York KG at Buckingham Palace to share their bold inventions, designed to make life ‘better, simpler, safer or more fun’ using the power of science and technology.

4th March 2019

Downing expands its healthcare team

London-based investment manager Downing has appointed Torsten Mack as Investment Director to its growing healthcare investment team.

25th February 2019

AlbionVC hires investment manager to bolster tech team

AlbionVC, the technology investment arm of Albion Capital, has hired Jay Wilson to the role of investment manager.

Jay’s appointment further strengthens the firm’s specialist tech investment team as it seeks to capitalise on the opportunities provided by the UK’s leading early stage digital businesses. His newly created role is part of an ongoing expansion of AlbionVC’s technology expertise and follows the appointment of Cat McDonald, Nadine Torbey and Tanel Ozdemir to the team last year. 

25th February 2019

BGF named most active investor for growth and expansion

The UK’s BGF has been named the world’s most active investor in businesses seeking growth and expansion funding in Pitchbook’s 2018 global league tables, following a record year of investment.

22nd February 2019

Mobeus welcomes Matt Mead as Venture Partner

Mobeus has announced that Matt Mead has joined the team in the newly created role of Venture Partner working across its VCT investments.

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