Wellbeing Economy Secretary Neil Gray made the comments as he addressed the Scottish Chambers of Commerce annual dinner.
The company will use the funding to increase operations for its global client base.
The business said pre-tax profit was down by around a third to just under £71 million.
The Citizens Advice Scotland study also found more than 1.4 million are worried about not being able to heat their homes effectively over the winter.
The fund will support businesses from all sectors and aims to target start-ups that may have struggled to access finance elsewhere.
The Scottish Retail Consortium found that sales of wellies and cold and flu remedies were up during wet weather.
Some locations highlighted in the research released by Halifax have rural surroundings and incorporate areas of outstanding natural beauty.
Moray is one of 10 Scottish local authorities where property prices increased over the last year.
The 1.7% fall in average asking prices is the biggest percentage drop recorded for the month of November in five years, Rightmove said.
Innovation Minister Richard Lochhead will be promoting the Scottish space sector.
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The number of people needing ‘breathing space’ from their debts also jumped, according to Insolvency Service figures for England and Wales.
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