Scottish Investment Bank

Scottish Investment Bank

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Headquarters Location

United Kingdom, Glasgow


Scottish Investment Bank is the renowned Corporate Investor, which was created in 1991. The VC's location is in Europe, United Kingdom. The the headquarters of this Corporate Investor is in Glasgow.

The usual method for the fund is to invest in rounds with 2-3 other investors. Besides Scottish Investment Bank, start-ups are typically funded by Pentech Ventures, Braveheart Investment Group, Old College Capital and 37 more VCs. Other VCs who often invest in the same rounds are Pentech Ventures, Mercia Fund Managers, Sigma Capital Group, the total number of co-investors is 45. In subsequent rounds, the fund is usually joined by Scottish Enterprise, Pentech Ventures, Braveheart Investment Group, as well as 40 other investors.

Also, a start-up has to be aged 4-5 years to expect investment from this fund. The country of its foundation and the country of the most frequent investments for the fund coincides - United Kingdom. In addition to this location, the fund participated in 2 other locations. Among their most successful investment fields, we have identified Information Technology, Software. Also, because of its portfolio diversification tendency, we can highlight 11 more industries for this fund. The fund has specific requirements for the number of founders in a start-up. If the applying start-up has 5+ founders, it is very unlikely that funding will be awarded. Boundary, Bio-Images Drug Delivery, UWI Technology are amongst the various portfolio companies of this fund.

Typical investments for this fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The average start-up valuation at the time of investment from Scottish Investment Bank is 5-10 millions dollars. In real terms, this Corporate Investor performs 7 percentage points less exits than other funds. In comparison with other funds, Scottish Investment Bank makes 22 percentage points less than the average number of lead investments. The fund typically enters into 13-24 deals annually. The most exits for the fund occurred in 2019. This fund was the most active in 2017. Besides, in 2019 the fund was active.

Year Founded


Fund Activity


Mail Rule [rules by which you can get an email of an interesting for you fund employee, knowing only the name and surname of this employee]

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Group Appearance [how often fund is operating separately from groups with shared interest]

96.8% of cases

Investments per Year [average amount of rounds in which fund participates each year]


Follow-on Index [how often fund is ready to support its portfolio startup at next rounds]

22.5% of cases

Average Multiplicator [the average ratio of the last valuation of portfolio startups to their total amount of financing raised]


Average Portfolio Company
Exit Age [the average age of portfolio startups at which they go public or become acquired]

1.2 years

Success / Strategy Similarity
Index [the matching between fund's investment strategy and its proved successes in the form of portfolio startups high valuations]

0.05 out of 1

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