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Press Release : Equity Gap hails another strong year in 2019 (Feb 2020)

Equity Gap invested £3.6m last year, taking the total portfolio value since it was founded in 2010 to £16.2m. Factoring in the involvement of partners and other stakeholders, this activity leveraged a record total investment into the portfolio of £21.5m for the year.

See the full press release here.

 


Appointedd aim to hit six figure sum in the next year

(Jan 2020)

https://www.scotsman.com/business/edinburgh-s-appointedd-eyes-six-figure-sum-and-debuts-incentive-scheme-1-5079208


MiAlgae hits seven figure sum (Jan 2020)

https://www.scotsman.com/business/equity-gap-and-sib-help-biotech-mialgae-raise-seven-figures-1-5072175


 

MiAlgae recieve £1million for whisky by products

https://www.insider.co.uk/news/biotech-firm-mialgae-secures-1m-21238222


Bellfield running "Pugtoberfest" on 12 October 2019 with proceeds going to charity which rescues pugs.

https://www.edinburghlive.co.uk/best-in-edinburgh/whats-on-news/edinburgh-brewery-hosting-pugtoberfest-next-16940996


Sarah Stenhouse, Oodls, and Leah Hutcheon, Appointedd, included in the 7 women who are revolutionising the technology market in Scotland (Sep 2019)

https://www.insider.co.uk/news/seven-women-changing-face-scotlands-19338678


Bellfield opens family/animal friendly wheelchair-accessible tap room in Abbeyhill (Sep 2019)

https://www.edinburghnews.scotsman.com/news/people/bellfield-brewery-tap-room-edinburgh-s-latest-craft-beer-tap-room-opens-its-doors-1-4995679


Equity Gap announced as Joint Winners Most Active Investor in the Regions 2019 (UKBAA Awards 2 July 2019)


Equity Gap announced as Finalist in the Most Active Investor in the Regions category at the upcoming UKBAA Angel Investment Awards July 2019


Bellfield Brewery plans to open a visitor centre in Edinburgh, where tourists can sample its range of gluten-free and vegan beers (May 2019)

https://sltn.co.uk/2019/05/16/a-haven-for-beer-tourists-in-edinburgh/


Lending Crowd continues rapid growth in response to SME demand for non-bank landing, supported by a new £18.75m debt funding deal (May 2019)

https://www.scotsman.com/lifestyle/lendingcrowd-s-rapid-growth-down-to-addressing-loan-market-gap-1-4931124


Synaptec, a University of Strathclyde spin-out, secures an additional £2.9m investment in its technology to monitor and stabilise electricity supply (May 2019)

https://www.insider.co.uk/news/power-grid-tech-keeps-lights-16159957


E-Bar start Crowdfunding campaign to build more units following successful trials (May 2019)

https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/business/north-of-scotland/1738746/beer-kiosk-pioneers-in-crowdfunding-campaign/


My1Login pitches benefits of single secure log-in to prevent employee ‘password fatigue’ to investors at UK Tech Nation (April 2019)

 

https://www.insider.co.uk/news/tech-firm-tackled-curse-staff-14444054


My1Login's 2019 Tour

Our founder and CEO, Mike Newman, will be speaking at Cloud & Cyber Security Expo in March and at IP Expo Manchester in April.


Shotscope LogoShot Scope data, analysing over 18 million shots recorded on more than 40,000 golf courses around the world, helps golfers improve their game

https://golficity.com/golficity-data-dive-improve-your-accuracy-off-the-tee-with-smarter-targets/


Technology investor showcase EIE (Engage Invest Exploit) has announced nine tech start-ups will make an extended pitch at its next event in Edinburgh.  Previous EIE successes include fashion app Mallzee. (April 2019)

https://www.scotsman.com/business/companies/promising-tech-firms-selected-for-in-depth-pitches-at-edinburgh-s-eie-event-1-4899865


Sunamp has recruited Martin Bloom, an experienced renewable energy executive, to help drive its growth agenda in international markets (March 2019)

https://www.heraldscotland.com/business_hq/17565922.east-lothian-heat-storage-technology-pioneer-recruits-prominent-sector-player-to-board


 

Catering software provider Spoonfed has announced plans to grow its US business, following a £575,000 investment from Equity Gap (February 2019)

http://futurescot.com/spoonfed-plans-us-expansion/

 

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