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June 2017 


UKBAA announces shortlist for UK Angel Investment Awards 2017

UKBAA announces shortlist for UK Angel Investment Awards 2017. This year a record number of nominations were received and judges commented on the exceptionally high standard of entries.

Equity Gap has been shortlisted in two categories; Lead syndicate of the year and best Fintech deal for Lendingcrowd.  This is fantastic news, as well as great peer recognition it is the culmination of all the hard work and continued support from you, the members, in backing us and the quality dealflow that we continue to be able to source.  The awards take place in London on 6th July 2017.

Sunamp Logo                                     From hand-warmer to house-warmer for tech firm

Several big corporations - over several decades - tried to make it happen but each time the research petered out. Now an East Lothian company with fewer than 30 employees has succeeded.

The equipment Sunamp have developed at their base in Macmerry has already been installed in 650 Scottish homes, providing heat and hot water for about half the cost of gas.

                                                               £500,000 injection for Aberdeen biotech firm EnteroBiotix

A biotechnology company focused on using the body’s own micro-organisms to prevent and treat disease has raised £500,000 in funding.

The financing into Aberdeen-based EnteroBiotix was led by Equity Gap and supported by the Scottish Investment Bank, the investment arm of Scottish Enterprise.

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Vert Rotors wins top prize at the British Private Equity and Venture Capital Association Awards

The company's compressors are designed for aerospace, medical and other applications where vibration and noise are not acceptable. Each component is made in its Edinburgh workshop using high-precision milling technology brought to the UK for the first time following a £1.5m cash injection by a consortium of investors, and a support grant from Scottish Enterprise.





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