Some news & views

Investors:

In his Autumn budget last year, Philip Hammond announced the results of the Government’s ‘Patient Capital Review‘. It slightly broadened the conditions for individuals and companies benefiting from real – high growth – Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) investing. And apart from some admin changes left......

The most usual cause of angst between entrepreneurs and potential investors is the valuation being given to the business – and therefore the equity being given up by the entrepreneur. This tension rarely arises because either party wishes to shaft each other. This would be......

In the last Autumn budget, the Chancellor announced changes to the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) as a result of his ‘Patient Capital Review’. He could have reduced the generous tax reliefs available, but he didn’t, he extended the......

Entrepreneurs:

If you’ve successfully raised some cash, the pressure now really starts. Investors will be expecting you to accelerate your growth and demonstrate some proof points before your next round of funding. So you’ll be thinking about how to gather more talent around you. When so,......

We’ve made multiple investments in the winners of the Start-Up Series, mostly of £150,000 per business. To rise to the top of all the entries we receive each month and qualify for that level of investment takes something special. We have five criteria and any......

We gave our followers the opportunity to put their start-up investment questions to our panel of judges. Thanks to all of those who took part. Here’s our response to the six most frequently asked questions – we hope this helps.   What was the most......

News:

Founders: Daniel Verblis Company: The Moving Home Warehouse  Description: Moving home packing supplies on demand Website: www.the-moving-home-warehouse.com Moving home is frequently cited as one of life’s most stressful experiences. And yet with millions people in the UK moving property every year, why is it still so hard to get......