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

  • Archangels Leads on Another Record Year

    Another Record Year of Investment for Archangels 2018 has been another highly active year for Archangels, we have led a record breaking £22.4m of investment in Scottish tech and life sciences businesses.  Including £10.9m of our members’ cash in 10 investment rounds across the year, with co-investment of £9.4m from investment partners including Scottish Enterprise’s […]

  • Archangels Wins ‘Investor of the Year’ at Scottish Tech Startup Awards

    Investor of the Year Award Winner:  Archangels On 29th November 2018, the team behind Scottish tech conference, Turing Fest, held the first ever Scottish Tech Startup Awards to recognise the people and companies leading the way in building the country’s digital economy. The awards were presented at an end-of-year party, bringing together all those working […]

  • Archangels’ Investee Company ZoneFox acquired by Fortinet

    Leading cyber security software specialist, ZoneFox has been sold by its shareholders Leading cyber security software specialist, ZoneFox, has been sold by its shareholders – including Scottish business angel investment syndicates, Archangels and TriCap, Scottish Investment Bank and Napier University – to US-based Fortinet. ZoneFox was established in 2010 and focuses on providing world-class security […]

  • Speech Graphics Join the Archangels’ Portfolio

      World-leading speech technology business sets sights on global customer service market following £2m investment. The team behind Lara Croft’s smile in the newly launched bestselling Shadow of the Tomb Raider video game are turning their technology sights on the customer service sector following a significant funding boost. Speech Graphics is an Edinburgh and California based […]

  • Archangels and Maven Co-Lead £2.8m Investment in Optoscribe

        Optoscribe is set to increase its manufacturing capacity and engineering resource to meet significant customer demand. Optoscribe, a leading supplier of glass-based integrated photonics components, today announced that the company has closed an investment round of £2.8 million. This funding will facilitate an expansion of current manufacturing capacity, the hiring of key engineering […]

  • New Funding for MGB Biopharma to Support Fight Against C. difficile

        MGB BioPharma Receive New Funding to Support Global Fight Against C. difficile Infection A novel anti-bacterial agent which has been developed in Scotland by MGB Biopharma (MGB) for the treatment of Clostridium difficile infections, is to enter Phase II clinical trials following a newly-completed £1.3m fund raise from existing and new investors, supplementing […]

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