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Williams and Craig boost for Seedhaus funding round

Gareth WilliamsTwo of Scotland’s most successful entrepreneurs have joined pre-seed investment firm Seedhaus to support next generation technology companies.

Gareth Williams, pictured, who co-founded travel search engine Skyscanner, and Gordon Craig, who helped establish software billing firm Craneware, have invested in the fund.

Seedhaus has announced the closing of its latest fund which will be invested in early stage tech startups with high-growth potential.

Many of Seed Haus’ existing investors returned for their second fund with Chris van der Kuyl, Rob Dobson, Judy Wilson, Alistair Forbes, and Paul Walton all re-investing.

Seed Haus, founded by Calum Forsyth and Robin Knox, has backed 10 tech startups over the last 18 months. The portfolio is comprised of startups working across a range of domains including: robotics, cybersecurity, logistics, and eSports.

The fund will be used to invest in new businesses as part of the Seed Haus accelerator. Incoming startups have the option of basing themselves at the Seed Haus incubator space which is home to some of Scotland’s most exciting early stage tech companies including: Amiqus, Casta Spes Technologies, Drinkly, Kindaba, Playerbase, and TopDog.

Mr Forsyth, commented: “it’s fantastic that so many of our investors have returned and great to welcome Gareth and Gordon to the setup. Incoming founders will benefit from the fact that our institutional knowledge has never been stronger and will continue to grow as we build towards the future.”

Seed Haus has opened the application process for cohort 3 investment and set an application deadline of 18 April.

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