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Scottish Investment Bank

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Total investments 358
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 162
Rounds per year 11.55
Lead investments 35
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 22
Key employees 1
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture

Areas of investment

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Biotechnology
  • Manufacturing
  • Health Care

Scottish Investment Bank appeared to be the Corporate Investor, which was created in 1991. The venture was found in Europe in United Kingdom. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the Glasgow.

Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Boundary, Bio-Images Drug Delivery, UWI Technology Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Information Technology, Software. The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United Kingdom.

The average startup value when the investment from Scottish Investment Bank is 5-10 millions dollars. Considering the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 7 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. Comparing to the other companies, this Scottish Investment Bank performs on 22 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2019. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2017. The fund is constantly included in 13-24 deals per year.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 partakers. Despite the Scottish Investment Bank, startups are often financed by Pentech Ventures, Braveheart Investment Group, Old College Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Pentech Ventures, Mercia Fund Managers, Sigma Capital Group. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Scottish Enterprise, Pentech Ventures, Braveheart Investment Group.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


3D Technology
Food and Beverage
Food Processing
Information Services
Information Technology
$49M20 Jun 2021 Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom


Cyber Security
Internet of Things
Smart Home
$5M26 May 2021 City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom


$1M18 May 2021 City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Sofant Technologies

Satellite Communication
$1M27 Apr 2021 City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Cyan Forensics

$6M29 Mar 2021 City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom


Health Care
$3M21 Jan 2021 United Kingdom, Scotland

Bio-Images Drug Delivery

Health Care
Life Science
$1M15 Dec 2020 United Kingdom, Glasgow


Retail Technology
Small and Medium Businesses
$1M11 Dec 2020 Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom


$665K30 Nov 2020 City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Red61 Secures £1.4M in Funding

– Red61 is a Ticketing-as-a-Service provider based in Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
– Company secured £1.4m in funding.
– The round was led by venture capitalists Par Equity in partnership with the Scottish Investment Bank.
– The new investment will be used to accelerate time to market delivery; development of their product vision and continued support of ongoing global client acquisitions.

Alba Orbital’s mission to image the Earth every 15 minutes brings in $3.4M seed round

– Alba Orbital, a Scottish company, raised $3.4m funding.
– The round was led by Scottish Investment Bank and joined by other investors.
– The company plans to launch dozens more satellites.


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