Equity Gap

Equity Gap appoints new board members as portfolio expands

Equity Gap, the Edinburgh-based angel investment syndicate, has announced key board member and advisory appointments, as it looks to expand its relationships with next-stage funders and enhance exit capability.

Published 8 November 2021

Trojan Energy secures £2.2m funding from Equity Gap and Scottish Enterprise

Trojan Energy, the clean energy company, has secured a late seed round investment of £2.2 million to roll out its unique, flat-and-flush on-street EV (electric vehicle) charging hubs and develop further commercial applications of its technology.

Published 18 August 2021

Boundary Technologies secures £3.7m funding from trio of investors

Edinburgh-based smart home security start-up Boundary Technologies has secured an investment of £3.7 million including £1.5m from Skyscanner’s co-founder Gareth Williams.

Published 27 May 2021

Sharktower secures £400,000 investment from Equity Gap and Scottish Enterprise

Sharktower, the Edinburgh-based AI-driven project delivery platform, has raised significant investment in a £400,000 seed round led by Equity Gap and backed by Scottish Enterprise.

Published 10 May 2021

QuickBlock receives £250,000 seed funding from Equity Gap and Scottish Enterprise

Scottish start-up QuickBlock has received more than £250,000 in seed funding that will create four skilled jobs and accelerate growth of the company’s unique rapid-assembly building blocks made from 100% recycled plastic into new markets.

Published 30 April 2021

FreeFlow Technologies secures £1.85m in oversubscribed funding round

Glasgow-founded FreeFlow Technologies (FFT), the developers of the world’s lightest power to weight e-Bike motor, has secured £1.85 million from a heavily over-subscribed funding round.

Published 30 November 2020

Equity Gap total investment in Scotland tops £20m

Investment syndicate Equity Gap has completed 22 investments in the first half of 2020, with total member funds invested since inception topping £20 million.

Published 20 August 2020

Trojan Energy secures £4.1m of seed funding to roll out electrical vehicle charging points

Aberdeen-based green-tech start-up Trojan Energy has secured a £4.1 million round of seed funding to support the roll-out of its on-street flat and flush electric vehicle (EV) charging points.

Published 17 June 2020

Vert Technologies secures £730k of funding from investors

Vert Technologies, the Edinburgh-based leading-edge compressor manufacturer, has secured £729,000 in new funding from a clutch of existing investors, including Par Equity, Equity Gap, Aero Den and the Scottish Investment Bank, the investment arm of Scottish Enterprise.

Published 23 April 2020

Edinburgh-based Equity Gap invested £3.9m in 'strong year'

Edinburgh-based investment firm Equity Gap invested £3.9 million last year in what the firm's directors hailed as a "strong performance".

Published 6 February 2020

Edinburgh start-up MiAlgae secures £1m investment

Edinburgh-based biotech start-up MiAlgae has secured an investment of £1 million from Hillhouse Capital, Equity Gap, Scottish Investment Bank and Old College Capital.

Published 8 January 2020

Inverness firm MIME Technologies raises £255,000 with help from Scottish Enterprise

The Inverness based medical technology firm MIME Technologies has raised £255,000 from investment and a grant from Scottish Enterprise Investment Bank.

Published 17 October 2019

Equity Gap and Scottish Investment Bank invest £1.2m in Edinburgh home security tech firm Boundary

Equity Gap and the Scottish Investment Bank, the investment arm of Scottish Enterprise, have invested £1.22 million in Edinburgh-based home security tech specialist Boundary to create new jobs and prepare its smart home security alarm for launch.

Published 12 September 2019