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University of Strathclyde

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Total investments 10
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 8
Rounds per year 0.04
Lead investments 0
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

  • Information Technology
  • Information Services
  • Biotechnology
  • Sensor
  • Health Care

University of Strathclyde appeared to be the Corporate Investor, which was created in 1796. The company was established in Europe in United Kingdom. The leading representative office of defined Corporate Investor is situated in the Glasgow.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the University of Strathclyde, startups are often financed by Equity Gap, Scottish Investment Bank, Scottish Equity Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Scottish Investment Bank, Nick Elmslie, Equity Gap. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by 24 Haymarket, Scottish Investment Bank, [email protected].

Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Electrical Distribution, Security. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United Kingdom. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Synaptec, 3fbio Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 2-3 years to receive the investment from the fund.

The common things for fund are deals in the range of 1 - 5 millions dollars. The high activity for fund was in 2016. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Cyber Security
$842K28 Oct 2021 Glasgow City, Glasgow, United Kingdom

ClinSpec Diagnostics

Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Machine Learning
$1M04 Mar 2021 Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

ClinSpec Diagnostics

Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Machine Learning
$3M07 Sep 2020 Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom


3D Technology
Food and Beverage
Food Processing
Information Services
Information Technology
$8M04 Apr 2018 Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom


3D Technology
Food and Beverage
Food Processing
Information Services
Information Technology
$631K16 Jul 2017 Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom


Life Science
07 Dec 2016 United Kingdom, Scotland, United Kingdom

Pick Protection

$1M20 Oct 2016 Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom


Information Services
Information Technology
Innovation Management
$283K08 Aug 2016 Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

Insignia Technologies

$1M30 Oct 2013 United Kingdom, Scotland, United Kingdom
ClinSpec Diagnostics Closes £3.5M Funding

– ClinSpec Diagnostics is a Glasgow, Scotland, UK-based developer of liquid biopsies for early detection of cancer.
– The company raised £3.5M in funding led by Norcliffe Capital Limited, the University of Strathclyde, Eos Advisory and the founders.
– The first tranche of the investment (£2.4M) was secured in 2020 led by Mercia’s EIS Funds with Scottish Enterprise, profit with purpose investor SIS Ventures, Eos Advisory and the University of Strathclyde.


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