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Old College Capital

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Total investments 41
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 27
Rounds per year 3.73
Lead investments 2
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Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

  • Biotechnology
  • Information Technology
  • Telecommunications
  • Health Care
  • Software

The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Edinburgh. The venture was found in Europe in United Kingdom.

Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 4-5 years to receive the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United Kingdom. The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Greengage Lighting, NGenTec, Invizius. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Health Care, Energy.

Deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 deals per year. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 9 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The high activity for fund was in 2015.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3 partakers. Despite the Old College Capital, startups are often financed by Scottish Investment Bank, Scottish Enterprise, Par Equity. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Kelvin Capital, Equity Gap, Scottish Enterprise. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Scottish Investment Bank, Kelvin Capital, Scottish Enterprise.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Health Care
Medical Device
$2M01 Jun 2022 City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom


$1M16 May 2022 -

Machines With Vision

Autonomous Vehicles
$3M24 Mar 2022 City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Mocean Energy

Renewable Energy
$1M25 Feb 2022 City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Net AI

Artificial Intelligence
Machine Learning
$1M16 Nov 2021 City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Wobble Genomics

$1M02 Sep 2021 City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom


Information Technology
Video Conferencing
$1M21 Jun 2021 City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom


Health Care
$7M06 May 2021 City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Manus Neurodynamica

Health Care
$1M25 Jan 2021 City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Aveni Detect Raises £1.1M in Funding

– Aveni Detect from Edinburgh, Scotland, UK developed a speech analytics platform for financial services.
– The company raised £1.1m in funding.
– The round was led by TRICAPITAL Angel syndicate, supported by Scottish Enterprise’s Growth Investments, Old College Capital and Wallace Equity.
– The company intends to use the funds to launch an AI tool to help identify vulnerable customers, move beyond financial services into other regulated industries, whilst building a team to support its UK expansion.


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