Since 2008 Informatics Ventures has been Connecting, Educating and Supporting Scotland’s technology entrepreneurs. We inspire and prepare companies to be investor ready, and have connected companies to over £350m of capital to date.
We offer targeted programmes to equip Scotland’s entrepreneurs with the skills to develop their business; the network through which to grow their business; and the platform to showcase their business to future investors, partners and customers.
Early stage to high growth and scaling companies can all benefit from Informatics Ventures tailored programmes, which are designed to ensure the appropriate support and education is received for the stage of your business.
We are committed to raising the global ambitions of Scotland’s technology entrepreneurs and will provide the tools to do this.
Our new interview blog series celebrating Scottish Entrepreneurs begins by catching up with Jeremie Warner from Power A Life Ltd: “We definitely leverage the social aspect of the business, but social enterprises must not forget they’re a business that needs to generate profit and revenue to be sustainable.”
In Scotland the support and attitude for entrepreneurship and creating new business has been phenomenal, but if we are to reap the benefits of this thriving entrepreneurial spirit, we need to ensure these start-ups become strong, and growing businesses.
As testament to the growth in interest for crowdfunding, we are seeing more market segmentation with niche platforms popping up all the time. It might be hard to choose from the plethora of platforms available, but getting it right is worth every penny, so here is our infographic of the 6 main crowdfunding sites used in the UK.
Highlighted by the Scottish Crowdfunding report, as more and more start-ups pursue this route to growth finance, it’s an ideal time to take a more in-depth look at the misconceptions which have emerged.