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Appointment of Members of the Board of Scottish Enterprise

08 October 2018

The Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Economy and Fair Work, Derek Mackay MSP, has announced the appointment of Dr Poonam Malik, Dr Sue Paterson and Karthik Subramanya as Members of the Board of Scottish Enterprise.

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SIB announces record year, supporting more companies than ever before in 2017/18

27 September 2018

SIB announces record year, supporting more companies than ever before in 2017/18: 1844-027

The Scottish Investment Bank, Scottish Enterprise’s investment arm, has announced a record year in 2017/18, supporting over 640 companies, 500 of which was through its Financial Readiness Service and 147 through its investment activities, investing £43.5m and leveraging over £206m of external investment.

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Commentary: Scottish Investment Bank annual results 2017/18

27 September 2018

Commentary: Scottish Investment Bank annual results 2017/18: Kerry Sharp 12

Kerry Sharp, director of the Scottish Investment Bank, takes a look back at 2017/18.

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Scottish Investment Bank case study: TVSquared

27 September 2018

Scottish Investment Bank case study: TVSquared: image TVSquared group shot smaller

Back in 2012, TVSquared was an ambitious Scottish start-up with a vision to change the way advertisers measure and optimise TV. Today, with funding from a wide range of sources including the Scottish Investment Bank (SIB), the young company has grown to 90 employees. It has headquarters in Edinburgh and offices around the globe in London, New York, Munich, Tokyo and New South Wales.

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Scottish Investment Bank case study: Causeway Therapeutics

27 September 2018

Scottish Investment Bank case study: Causeway Therapeutics: Causeway Therapeutics

A chance discovery in the lab is set to become a new treatment for tendon disease because of early input from Scottish Enterprise (SE) and the Scottish Investment Bank (SIB). 

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Scottish Investment Bank case study: Criton

27 September 2018

Scottish Investment Bank case study: Criton: Criton-2

Pre-investment support, advice and funding from Scottish Enterprise helped Julie Grieve of Criton attract £5m of private equity funding in 2017. Now the young Edinburgh technology company is taking the next steps to develop its hospitality app builder and reach out to international markets.

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Scottish Investment Bank case study: Fyne Energy

27 September 2018

Scottish Investment Bank case study: Fyne Energy: Fyne Energy Auchadaudie Turbines 2

A three-turbine windfarm development on the Kintyre Peninsula will generate £15.6 million of community and charitable benefit over the next 20 years. Fyne Energy’s innovative project attracted funding from Triodos Bank and The Scottish Investment Bank (SIB).

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Scottish Investment Bank case study: NuCana

27 September 2018

Scottish Investment Bank case study: NuCana: Nucana Hugh Griffith

NuCana is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on significantly improving survival outcomes for patients with cancer.  Scottish Investment Bank’s early funding of £2 million helped leverage major investment for the Edinburgh company.

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Scottish Investment Bank case study: the Isle of Harris Distillery

27 September 2018

Scottish Investment Bank case study: the Isle of Harris Distillery: IsleofHarris image IMG 2958

Right from the start the Isle of Harris Distillery has been known as the social distillery. Launched in 2015, the business has the best interests of the local community at heart, bringing new jobs to the island and benefiting the local economy. Investment from Scottish Investment Bank (SIB) along with other public and private funding helped to establish the company, whose success has exceeded expectations in the first three years.

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New action plan to boost Scotland's cyber security industry

26 September 2018

New action plan to boost Scotland's cyber security industry: EOAP 1

A new action plan will encourage the growth of innovative Scottish cyber security research to deliver world-leading cyber security goods and services.

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