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.
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 […]
Archangels lead £14.8m of investment in 2019 Edinburgh | December 2019 Archangels has recorded another active year of support, leading investment of £14.8m in Scottish start-up and early stage companies in the tech and life sciences sectors. The syndicate directly invested £8.2m across the year (2018: £10.9m) and was lead investor on a total of […]
Archangels has sold its 23% shareholding Edinburgh | 20 December 2019 As part of the sale of Critiqom to Opus Trust Communications, Archangels has sold its 23% shareholding in the document outsourcing specialist. Archangels first invested in Critiqom in 2005 and since then the company has grown to become a national provider of a variety […]
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 […]
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
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 […]
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.