My Investments

I’ve made some equity investments in a number of start up’s & SME’s & always on the look out for innovative concepts with a strong & focused senior management team.

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“Investing in Scottish Start Up’s”

SCOTTISH BUSINESS – Scottish Business looks to invest in companies with strong management teams and attractive business models that are poised for growth. We typically look to generate returns over a three to eight year time period.

Given our focus on high growth businesses that are often at a start up point in their life cycle, we look to provide an investment group structure that best allows the portfolio company & investors to achieve maximum return on investment on capital funds.

“Social Data Analysis”

DEMOGRAPHICS PRO – Demographics Pro is Nielsen-style measurement for Twitter, Instagram & Vine activity, giving marketers deep insight into the consumers who follow specific Twitter & Instagram accounts, post about brands, and influence other users.

Working together with agencies and partners, with delivery by dashboard and white-label API, our demographics have given actionable insight to marketing professionals and social media analysts with more than 10,000 consumer and media brands.

” Beyond the Map”

SCHMAP – Schmap  is a location technology service provider and local publisher, with cutting-edge expertise at the intersection of local, social, commercial and the real-time web. We’re best known for our real-time city guides, and our popular Twitter service.

Released is first Schmap City Guides in March 2006: initially revised twice a year, our guides are now updated real-time, with local buzz for restaurants and bars from Twitter users, reviews from local residents, local photos from more than 300,000 contributing photographers, plus events, activities and local deals via users of our popular Twitter service.