Only a month to go until YCF 2017

Only a month to go until YCF 2017

YCF 15th annual conference. Getting to Exit: Trade Sales. This year’s conference looks at trade sales from a number of different angles; how companies can prepare for the event, and how their investors can help them do this, how some major corporations find and evaluate…

Ryboquin raises £1.8m

Ryboquin raises £1.8m

Scottish drug developer Ryboquin has raised a further £1.8m to progress development of its gene therapy treatment for cancer.  Backers of the Selkirk-based company include existing investors such as Borders business angel group TRI Capital and the Scottish Investment Bank. Read More HERE.

Equity Gap backs EnteroBiotix

Equity Gap backs EnteroBiotix

EnteroBiotix which is developing treatments based on the body’s own microorganisms has raised £500,000 in its first round of equity funding, including a £100,000 grant from SMART Scotland, plus £400,000 in financing led by the Equity Gap angel syndicate and supported by Scottish Investment Bank.…

New Fund Announced As Part of Scottish Growth Scheme

New Fund Announced As Part of Scottish Growth Scheme

Scottish Government has announced the introduction of the first tranche of financial support under the Scottish Growth Scheme – the Scottish–European Growth Co-investment Programme  – a £200m initiative – bringing together investment from Scottish Government (through Scottish Enterprise), the EIF and private sector fund managers.…

Chiene + Tait opens new office in Glasgow

Chiene + Tait opens new office in Glasgow

Accountancy firm Chiene + Tait (C+T) opens new office in Glasgow. The Edinburgh-headquartered firm also has an established offices in London and Inverness. The decision to expand to Glasgow follows significant growth across C+T, such as the launch last year of a new corporate finance…

Converge Challenge Winners Announced

Converge Challenge Winners Announced

Converge Challenge have announced the winners of the annual company creation pitch competition that took place on 1st June at RBS Gogarburn in Edinburgh. Guest speakers on the night included Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Jobs and Fair Work, Keith Brown and GlobalScot, Alistair Brown. https://www.convergechallenge.com/blogs/competition/2017-06-02-ready-steady-pitch-early-brain-tumour-diagnosis-at/…