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Scotland accounted for almost one-fifth of all UK equity deals involving university spinouts in 2023, according to new figures from the British Business Bank. Published today, the Bank’s annual Small Business Equity Tracker also places two of Scotland’s universities among the UK’s

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The British Business Bank has launched the growth guarantee scheme to help smaller businesses in Scotland access finance for investment and growth. The scheme, which replaces the recovery loan scheme, is expected to support around 11,000 businesses until March 2026. Further details have been publish

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A husband-and-wife team from Aberdeen, Campbell and Luci Carey, have launched Inglaze, a business which helps owners of older homes and buildings keep out draughts and prevent heat loss from single-glazed windows. With support from the British Business Bank's Start Up Loans programme, they secu

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Film and photography start-up OJE Studios is expanding its headcount and relocating operations to Edinburgh after a funding boost from the British Business Bank’s Start Up Loans scheme. Founded by 19-year-old Omar Etherington-Brown, the studio offers a range of services including film and musi

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The Wine Hall, a Perth-based e-commerce platform specialising in rare wines, has broadened its product range and begun targeting new markets following funding from the Start Up Loans programme. Founded in 2022 by 51-year-old Vanessa Tortella, a sommelier from Italy, The Wine Hall sells a range of ra

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Equity investment in Scotland’s smaller businesses nearly halved last year but was still ahead of the UK average and on track to record the third highest annual figure in the last decade, according to new research from the British Business Bank. The Bank’s Small Business Finance Markets

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Kedras Clinics, a neurotechnology-focused wellbeing therapy provider, has successfully secured a £50,000 loan from the British Business Bank's Investment Fund for Scotland, Smaller Loans fund. Delivered through DSL Business Finance, the loan has empowered Kedras Clinics to open a second locati

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Edinburgh-based fashion designer Eilidh Gibson, a Glasgow School of Art graduate, has successfully launched her first collection, Party Pants, following a significant financial boost from the Start Up Loans programme.

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Advanced space camera technology firm Metahelios has been named as one of the 12 new ambassadors for the Start Up Loans programme, an initiative of the British Business Bank. The programme has delivered more than £63 million of loans to 6,900 Scottish start-ups, at an average value of £9

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Edinburgh and its surrounding area has emerged as the UK’s top innovation-led cluster for equity deals outside of the ‘Golden Triangle’ of Greater London, Oxford, and Cambridge, according to a new report launched today by the British Business Bank. The Bank’s Nations and Regi

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