Equity Gap backs EnteroBiotix

Equity Gap backs EnteroBiotix

EnteroBiotix which is developing treatments based on the body’s own microorganisms has raised £500,000 in its first round of equity funding, including a £100,000 grant from SMART Scotland, plus £400,000 in financing led by the Equity Gap angel syndicate and supported by Scottish Investment Bank.…

New Fund Announced As Part of Scottish Growth Scheme

New Fund Announced As Part of Scottish Growth Scheme

Scottish Government has announced the introduction of the first tranche of financial support under the Scottish Growth Scheme – the Scottish–European Growth Co-investment Programme  – a £200m initiative – bringing together investment from Scottish Government (through Scottish Enterprise), the EIF and private sector fund managers.…

Chiene + Tait opens new office in Glasgow

Chiene + Tait opens new office in Glasgow

Accountancy firm Chiene + Tait (C+T) opens new office in Glasgow. The Edinburgh-headquartered firm also has an established offices in London and Inverness. The decision to expand to Glasgow follows significant growth across C+T, such as the launch last year of a new corporate finance…

Converge Challenge Winners Announced

Converge Challenge Winners Announced

Converge Challenge have announced the winners of the annual company creation pitch competition that took place on 1st June at RBS Gogarburn in Edinburgh. Guest speakers on the night included Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Jobs and Fair Work, Keith Brown and GlobalScot, Alistair Brown. https://www.convergechallenge.com/blogs/competition/2017-06-02-ready-steady-pitch-early-brain-tumour-diagnosis-at/…

Metix has secured a £1.2m financial injection

Metix has secured a £1.2m financial injection

A Glasgow-based company Metix has secured a £1.2m financial injection. Metix develops lightweight devices to monitor patients’ vital signs before they reach hospital. The findings will be used for Research and Development and for “enhancing regulatory compliance”. Metix is also planning to increase its headcount…

Launch of Capital Match

Launch of Capital Match

Catalyst Inc is introducing Capital Match, a new service for Northern Ireland-based companies. Capital Match is not a business angel network. It operates by building trusted relationships with many, mostly non-NI, funding sources and then matching each company to a very few funders – but…