Archangels - Making The Future

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  • ARCHANGELS MAKE THE PACE IN 2013

    27 Feb 2014

    Archangels led the angel field in Scotland again in 2013 with investment of £10.2million, a similar amount to most recent years (2012 £9.5million). £5.2million (2012 £5.73m) of this came from Archangel members which constitutes almost half the amount invested in 2013 by all the angel groups in Scotland taken together. The remaining £5m came from SIB (£2.5m), VCs (£2m) and other angels.

  • In their 20th anniversary year of 2012 Archangels backed

    27 Feb 2013

    Archangels once more, was Scotlandís largest business angel funder in 2012, leading £9.5m of investment (2011 - £8.75m), and is celebrating its 20th anniversary. Mike Rutterford and Barry Sealey invested together first, in Optos, in October 1992.

  • Archangels backed Scottish early stage firms with

    27 Feb 2012

    Archangels retained its position as Scotlandís biggest provider of business angel funding in 2011, leading £8.75m of investment (2010 - £8.3m).

  • Annual Review 2009

    24 Feb 2010

    Archangels, the Edinburgh based business angel group, today released its annual review of activities, commented on the health of the key angel funding market in Scotland and announced its predictions for this coming year.

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Latest News

Archangels reports exceptional year of investment in Scottish businesses

24 Feb 2015
Archangels, the prominent business angel syndicate which has been at the forefront of early stage investing for over two decades, announces today (Tuesday 24th February) that 2014 represented one of its most active years for investment in Scottish-based early stage and established technology and life sciences businesses and provided strong levels of returns for investors.

Archangels and SIB invest £3.3m in three Scottish companies

15 Feb 2015
Archangels, the prominent business angel syndicate which has been at the forefront of early stage investing in Scotland for more than two decades, announces that, alongside Scottish Enterprise's investment arm, Scottish Investment Bank (SIB), it has completed additional rounds of funding totalling over £3.3m for three growing Scottish businesses.

Powerphotonic - Beam Shaper Optics for Industrial Materials Processing

01 Oct 2014
PowerPhotonic continues to expand its range of beam shaper micro-optics for industrial materials processing. There are options for all laser types including single mode and multi-mode lasers. Designed in UV-fused silica glass, they are ideal for multi kilowatt high power applications. Greater than 95% intensity uniformity can easily be achieved

Airborne Energy in action

20 Sep 2014
Airborne Energy's vertical axis turbines have now been installed on several test sites. Click on the link below to view one in action.

Cable gets to grips with Great British design

25 Jun 2014
Business Secretary, Vince Cable, saw bionic limbs, an airship and a model of a hypersonic aircraft when he launched the ĎPioneering Great British Products' report at Liverpool's Life Sciences University Technical College.