Investment and expertise
for promising, early-stage
Scottish technology and
life science companies.
We are a prominent
business angel syndicate,
which has been at the
forefront of early stage
investing in Scotland for
more than two decades.
We invest in companies
from the technology,
software and life sciences
sectors – three markets in
which Scotland produces
a wealth of talent.

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.

Latest News

  • Speech Graphics Win Tech Start-up of the Year

    Speech Graphics – Tech Startup of the Year 2019 Edinburgh | 29 November 2019 We are delighted for our portfolio company, Speech Graphics who have been named the Startup of the Year at the Scottish Tech Startup Awards 2019. The Scottish Tech Startup Awards returned to Edinburgh to continue to recognise excellence in the Scottish […]

  • Interview with CEO of Optos, a former Archangel Backed Company

      The Big Interview: Optos chief executive Robert Kennedy The Scotsman | 02 December 2019 Optos was supported by Archangels from 1992 until its stock market flotation in 2006. The multi-award winning company is now internationally recognised as the leading provider of devices to eyecare professionals. Link to full article  

  • New CALCiViS Funding to Support Pre-Market Approval in USA

      CALCiViS Announces Completion of Funding Round The medical devices company, focused on revolutionising the management of tooth decay and enabling preventive dentistry, announces it has closed the final part of a £4.5 million equity funding round led by Archangels and supported by the Scottish Investment Bank. The proceeds will be used to support the […]

  • New Funding for MGB Biopharma to Complete Clinical Trial

    MGB Biopharma Announces Completion of Funding Round MGB Biopharma, a biopharmaceutical company developing a novel class of anti-infectives to address the major global problem of antibiotic resistance, has announced the completion of its latest funding round. The over-subscribed fund-raise was supported by new and existing investors, led by Archangel Investors and including Scottish Investment Bank […]

  • Archangels Leads Investment in Digital Advertising Innovator

        New Archangels Portfolio Company: QueryClick QueryClick, an Edinburgh-based digital marketing consultancy that aims to transform how effectively advertisers invest in digital marketing, is to embark on an expansion drive following an investment of £2m led by Archangels, in partnership with the Scottish Investment Bank (SIB). QueryClick has developed a unique, machine learning-based attribution […]

  • Scottish Success Story: Oregon Timber Frame

      Oregon Timber Frame bought by Barratt Developments By Kenny Kemp | 27 June 2019 Based in Selkirk, Oregon Timber Frame operates from its factory there and in Burton upon Trent in Staffordshire, manufacturing more than 2,000 units each year with around 170 employees. Archangels were long-term supporters of the business for over 20 years, […]

Company portfolio

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