Originally formed in 1992 and based in Edinburgh, Archangels is a prominent business angel syndicate which has been at the forefront of early stage investing in Scotland for more than a quarter of a century.
Archangels has led investment of £6.2 million in Scottish early stage companies in the first quarter of 2020 Four tech and life sciences businesses – Blackford Analysis; Fios Genomics; Optoscribe; and Speech Graphics – were the recipients of the additional investment. £2.6 million came from Archangels members, with £1 million from Scottish Investment Bank, the […]
Holyrood urged to fill funding gap for early-stage tech firms with bespoke loans The Scottish government has been urged to do more to protect Scotland’s early- stage tech industry amid increasing concerns the sector is falling between the cracks of government support schemes. David Ovens, Managing Director of Archangels, Scotland’s largest business angel investment syndicate, […]
Scottish Enterprise has gathered together a list of websites that give useful information on business continuity for employers and businesses. These sites can help you prepare and manage your business during this time: Go to the Find Business Support website for the latest information and advice on help and finance available You can download our checklist (Word document, 33KB) […]
Optoscribe has announced completion of a new investment round lead by Archangels with Co-investment from SIB, Maven & Par Equity Livingston, UK | 12 March 2020 Optoscribe Ltd, a world-leading supplier of 3D glass-based integrated photonics components, has announced that the company has closed its latest investment round. This funding round, which was led by […]
CALCiViS System, developed to enable and drive the adoption of preventive dentistry – enables real-time visualisation of active tooth decay Edinburgh | 04 March 2020 CALCiViS, a medical devices company focused on modernising the management of tooth decay and enabling preventive dentistry, announces receipt of an Approvable Letter for the Premarket Approval (PMA) of its […]
Strategic Partnership Seen as a Game-changer For Edinburgh-based Fios Genomics Edinburgh | January 2020 Archangels’ investee company, Fios Genomics (“Fios”), which helps pharmaceutical and biotech companies to analyse the large amounts of data generated during drug development, has announced a strategic partnership with one of the world’s largest contract research organisations, Charles River Laboratories, (“Charles […]
Founded nearly two decades ago, today Indigo Lighthouse empowers brands to convert consumers into loyal subscribers with its plug-and-play outsourcing solution for Subscription Loyalty Programmes.
Reactec are pioneers in developing novel solutions for managing the risks faced by power tool users. Power tools emit vibrations which cause irreversible sensory damage limiting an individual’s quality of life and capability to perform manual skills.
NCTech design and manufacture leading 360 degree rapid imaging systems that streamline the workflow of image documentation and can be used repeatedly, accurately, consistently by anyone anywhere.
PowerPhotonic designs and manufactures precision micro-optics for the global laser industry. Their products are used in a wide range of applications, including industrial laser material processing, medical systems, optical communications and big science.
Arrayjet’s platform technology uses unique, non-contact, inkjet printing offering unrivalled speed, reproducibility and precision.
Calcivis is an innovative medical devices company focused on revolutionising the management of dental caries or ‘tooth decay’.
With an expertise in compact and innovative technology Trig provides aircraft owners with transponder and radio communications equipment that is smart, affordable and future proof.
Lux Assure provide revolutionary new technology to detect, measure and monitor chemical concentrations within the oil and gas industry. Lux methods are safe, fast and non-intrusive.
PhysioMedics™ Limited was established in 2010, to create clinical software which automates the management of muscle and joint (MSK) problems.
Critiqom offers a complete, cost effective one-stop outsourcing solution for personalised ‘business critical’ documents – from creation through the lifecycle of document printing, distribution, postal management and electronic archiving.
Administrate is an affordable, online training management solution that saves time and money.
Effective data analysis and interpretation is the bottleneck and pain point for all users of “big data” technologies and Fios Genomics is ideally positioned to exploit emerging opportunities.
Blackford Analysis is a provider of software products that are designed to be integrated directly into any image viewer and work seamlessly within existing systems, to accelerate comparison of medical images.
Cytomos aims to revolutionise cell analysis by moving key tests out of the laboratory. Cytomos’ proprietary and patentable technology, which is in early stage development, is low-cost, portable and scalable.
Bio-images Drug Delivery Ltd (BDD) is a drug delivery company specialising in the development of modified and controlled release oral formulations.
MGB Biopharma’s focus is on developing a completely new class of antibiotic based on minor groove binder (MGB) compounds. Their lead drug candidate, MGB-BP-3, is currently undergoing a Phase IIa clinical proof of concept study for the treatment of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea (CDAD).
QueryClick is an independent digital marketing agency who use unique machine-lead technology to deliver best-in-class multi-channel insights and strategic consultancy, to enable blue-chip businesses to maximise their digital marketing performance.