Some news & views

Investors:

Every other month, we sit down as a team for a day to review each of our portfolio of investments – 23 businesses now. It’s a chance for the Investor Director in each business to gather some views from the rest of the team that......

Our approach to EIS & SEIS investing is different to other investors. It’s been very deliberately designed by my business partner Paul Soanes & I, based on insight from 14 years of angel investing together and our experience from entrepreneurial, corporate and consulting careers in......

Whatever happens this afternoon, it’s not too late to save 2017/18 tax As we wait to see what our Chancellor pulls out of his budget box this afternoon, we can assume he won’t be giving us any tax back. But we can still reduce our tax bill......

Entrepreneurs:

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.......

Creating a useful product or service is only part of the challenge for a growing business. To get customers to try your offer you are going to have attract the attention of potential customers with a well thought-out approach to marketing. Despite not being a......

We all eat and drink, and most of us shop for groceries in one way or another. It is an intoxicating category for entrepreneurs and investors. The promise of seeing something you’ve built or funded on a supermarket shelf or in a friend’s fridge/pantry and......

News:

Last Thursday saw Vitrue Health’s CEO, Shane Lowe, pitch at the 2019 London Techstars Demo Day. Vitrue have made some impressive progress over just 90 days on the Techstars programme in London. Watch Shane’s pitch below to learn more about their product, the size of......