Archangels



Archangels co-founder Mike Rutterford wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Mike Rutterford, the co-founder of Edinburgh-based investment syndicate Archangels, has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at the UKBAA Angel Investment Awards.

Published 9 June 2021

Scottish life sciences spin-out BioCaptiva secures £1m seed investment

Scottish biotech company BioCaptiva has raised over £1 million in seed funding from Edinburgh-based business angel investment syndicate Archangels and Scottish Enterprise, to help develop a novel next generation “liquid biopsy” technology device.

Published 6 April 2021

Archangels increases support for Scottish tech and life sciences companies in 2020

Despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, Edinburgh-based business angel investment syndicate Archangels led investments of £16.3 million in promising Scottish start-up and early stage companies in 2020, topping its 2019 total of £13.4m by 22%.

Published 5 January 2021

Rapid growth for Edinburgh's BDD thanks to new investment round

Edinburgh-based drug delivery company Bio-Images Drug Delivery Limited (BDD), has positioned itself for rapid growth with a £1.2 million investment led by Archangels.

Published 14 December 2020

Archangels completes £3.1m investment round in Integrated Graphene Limited

Stirling-based tech firm Integrated Graphene Ltd has completed a £3.1 million funding round led by Edinburgh-based business angel syndicate, Archangels, with co-investment from Par Equity, Techstart Ventures and ESM Investments.

Published 9 November 2020

Archangels leads further investment in Scottish innovators during lockdown

The Edinburgh-based business angel investment syndicate, Archangels, has led investment of £3.3 million in innovative Scottish companies during the coronavirus lockdown. 

Published 7 July 2020

Reactec completes £700,000 funding round

Edinburgh-based Reactec, a tech firm which recently launched a social distancing monitoring device, has completed a £700,000 funding round led by Archangels. 

Published 26 June 2020

Archangels leads further investment in home-grown Scottish innovators

Archangels, the Edinburgh-based business angel investment syndicate, has led investment of £6.2 million in Scottish early-stage companies in the first quarter of 2020.

Published 8 April 2020

Optoscribe closes investment round led by Archangels

Livingston-based Optoscribe Ltd, a supplier of 3D glass-based integrated photonic components, has closed its latest investment round led by Archangel.

Published 12 March 2020

Archangels led over £14m of investment in 2019

Archangels has recorded another active year of support, leading investment of £14.8 million in Scottish start-up and early-stage companies in the tech and life sciences sectors.

Published 6 January 2020

Archangels sells Critiqom stake

Business angel investment group Archangels has sold its 25% shareholding in Bellshill-headquartered document outsourcing specialist Critiqom as part of the sale of the business to Opus Trust Communications.

Published 20 December 2019

SIS Ventures appoints David Ovens as chair

SIS Ventures, Scotland’s leading ‘profit with purpose’ fund, has appointed David Ovens as it gears up for its next phase of fundraising with the appointment of a new chair.

Published 12 December 2019

Archangels and SIB back digital advertising agency with £2m

Archangels investment group has invested £2 million in digital marking consultancy Queryclick.

Published 21 August 2019