SIS Ventures

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

Glasgow university spin-out SOLASTA Bio secures £1.3m funding from investors

SOLSTA Bio, a Glasgow University spinout specialising in the next generation of green insecticides, has secured seed investment of £1.3 million to support ongoing development of its unique nature-inspired pesticides, the first of their kind to be developed worldwide.

Published 16 August 2021

SIS Ventures appoints Siobhan Moore as investment manager to fuel growth

Social Investment Scotland (SIS) has appointed Siobhan Moore as an investment manager for its wholly-owned impact investment fund, SIS Ventures, supporting its continued growth amid increasing investor demand for mission-driven businesses.

Published 11 June 2021

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

Scotland’s mission-led businesses take up fight against coronavirus

Some of Scotland’s early-stage mission-led businesses are stepping up in the fight against COVID-19, as part of the business community’s pandemic response.

Published 12 May 2020

SIS Ventures kick-starts round two of funding round seeking £3.7m

SIS Ventures is launching a second round of fundraising with the aim of attracting up to £3.7 million to scale up its support for Scotland’s high impact enterprises.

Published 10 February 2020

SIS Ventures appoints David Ovens as chair

SIS Ventures, Scotland’s leading ‘profit with purpose’ fund, has appointed David Ovens as it gears up for its next phase of fundraising with the appointment of a new chair.

Published 12 December 2019

Cyan Forensics targets new markets after £1.3m funding round

Edinburgh-based Cyan Forensics has secured £1.3 million in funding from Triple Point Investment Management, Mercia, SIS Ventures, the Scottish Investment Bank and private investors.

Published 9 December 2019