Some news & views

Investors:

The headline hasn’t got a typo. The UK already faced some recessionary pressures and a frothy equities market. Then we faced a virus that disrupts global supply chains and always looked like it would unleash economic chaos greater than the human cost (if that is......

Article originally published in The Great British Investment Yearbook In 2012 the Government introduced the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) to work alongside the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS). I’d already had around 8 successful years of investing and enjoying 30% income tax relief. So, I......

Reading pitch decks, business cases or investment proposals is energising. It doesn’t matter what they are called, or if they are poorly articulated, poorly presented or expressing a truly rubbish idea – I’ll still see something stimulating. And it’s just as well, as I see......

Entrepreneurs:

Being an innovation consultant helping large businesses to invent new stuff (one half of my life), the occupational hazard is the go-to small talk question – “what’s your favourite innovation?” I always turn it around on the questioner. About 50% of the time the answer......

New Year. Often the time we take stock of our lives. When we think about what we value and whether our current career paths are leading us to where we ultimately want to be. For many it’s when our dreams of creating a business take......

When I chat to leaders of large companies (amongst others, I help IKEA and AB InBev with innovation) the thing they most envy about start-ups it the ability to move fast. But that is a generalisation. It is not all small businesses that move fast.......

News:

This article is adapted from a note sent to investors in the Start-Up Series Fund. We all have up to the minute information on how our public equity investments are faring, but how are seed investments impacted by coronavirus measures? Worth Capital have been working......

Due to the challenging times caused by the coronavirus outbreak Worth Capital have decided today to pause The Start-Up Series until June. The Start-Up Series has been running since October 2016 and has seen £4.3 million being invested into 26 winning businesses. We have decided......