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Region's entrepreneurs and business community invited to SME funding and business advice workshop - expressandstar.com

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 07:44

Region's entrepreneurs and business community invited to SME funding and business advice workshop
expressandstar.com
EISA is the trade body for the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS), which are government-created and administered schemes that help to provide capital to growing businesses across the UK. ... Among the ...

Categories: EIS SEIS

Woodford invests in crowdfunders Seedrs - Institutional Asset Manager (press release) (registration) (blog)

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 08:42

Crowdfund Insider

Woodford invests in crowdfunders Seedrs
Institutional Asset Manager (press release) (registration) (blog)
Equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs has announced a GBP4 million investment by Woodford Investment Management, through two Woodford-managed funds, Woodford Patient Capital Trust and Omnis Income and Growth Fund. ... a fair value basis as of 30 ...
Seedrs Receives £4 Million Investment from Woodford Investment ...Crowdfund Insider

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Categories: EIS SEIS

Seedrs Receives £4 Million Investment from Woodford Investment Management - Crowdfund Insider

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 01:02

Crowdfund Insider

Seedrs Receives £4 Million Investment from Woodford Investment Management
Crowdfund Insider
The first self-crowdfunding round in 2013 that was listed by Seedrs gave a pre-money valuation to the platform of just £5.174 million – so there has been considerable growth in the ensuing years. ... of the Seedrs portfolio showed that on a fair value ...

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Categories: EIS SEIS

Crowdfunding your start-up: Learn the basics from Crowdcube - Startups.co.uk

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 15:54

Startups.co.uk

Crowdfunding your start-up: Learn the basics from Crowdcube
Startups.co.uk
A final, rather important, consideration on the equity side of crowdfunding is the government tax incentives. Early stage businesses in a large number of sectors are able to apply for tax relief such as SEIS and EIS, which enables eligible investors ...

Categories: EIS SEIS

Breaking the feedback loop around patient capital - City A.M.

Thu, 08/24/2017 - 03:37

City A.M.

Breaking the feedback loop around patient capital
City A.M.
Government initiatives, such as the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS), have been critical in promoting this type of investing as viable for normal investors. Many businesses that raise money on crowdfunding platforms are eligible for these schemes ...

Categories: EIS SEIS

Crowdfunding has become a 'monster' argues its greatest critic - The Memo

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 09:11

The Memo

Crowdfunding has become a 'monster' argues its greatest critic
The Memo
Brown has become a thorn in the side of this blossoming industry, even more so as it's clear his blog is now even read by regulators at the Financial Conduct Authority. The Memo sat down with Brown to find out whether he thinks crowdfunding can become ...

Categories: EIS SEIS

Nesta Promotes Cross Border Equity Crowdfunding Alliance with China - Crowdfund Insider

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 12:46

Crowdfund Insider

Nesta Promotes Cross Border Equity Crowdfunding Alliance with China
Crowdfund Insider
Nesta, the UK based non-profit foundation that focuses on innovation, believes the UK should work towards creating a cross border equity crowdfunding alliance with China. The UK has been ... Programs like EIS and SEIS have helped to mitigate investor risk.

Categories: EIS SEIS

Success: NovelTea Closes Crowdcube Funding Round Less Than One Week After Launch - Crowdfund Insider

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 21:52

Crowdfund Insider

Success: NovelTea Closes Crowdcube Funding Round Less Than One Week After Launch
Crowdfund Insider
The good news is that both of their investments were made under the SEIS tax relief scheme, which will now be allocated to EIS investors on a first come first serve basis. We understand that this is not uncommon in the crowdfunding process, however, we ...

Academy of Robotics raises over £292k in crowdfunding for driverless delivery vehicle - UKTN (press release) (registration)

Fri, 08/11/2017 - 07:09

UKTN (press release) (registration)

Academy of Robotics raises over £292k in crowdfunding for driverless delivery vehicle
UKTN (press release) (registration)
Fund raising publicly has its disadvantages compared to raising through VCs, but thanks to SEIS and EIS, set up by the government, it made equity crowdfunding from business Angels a more appealing option for us, for this round in particular,” he explained.

Categories: EIS SEIS

What exactly makes VCTs so attractive? - Lexology (registration)

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 13:53

What exactly makes VCTs so attractive?
Lexology (registration)
Whilst there are other schemes of a similar nature in the EIS and SEIS world, with a VCT you are buying an expertly managed portfolio with a fund manager. The recent rise in crowdfunding has also provided a platform for tax efficient investments, but ...

Expats Can Cash In On SEIS And EIS tax breaks - Pars Herald (blog)

Thu, 08/10/2017 - 04:50

Pars Herald (blog)

Expats Can Cash In On SEIS And EIS tax breaks
Pars Herald (blog)
For both, shares must be held for at least three years to gain maximum tax benefits. Investments can be made direct, through a crowdfunding platform or by putting money into a specialist managed fund. EIS was launched in 1994 and has attracted £16 ...

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Categories: EIS SEIS

Shaving Company Cornerstone Raises £3.5 Million from Calculus Capital, Previously Crowdfunded on Crowdcube - Crowdfund Insider

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 12:17

Crowdfund Insider

Shaving Company Cornerstone Raises £3.5 Million from Calculus Capital, Previously Crowdfunded on Crowdcube
Crowdfund Insider
In 2015, Cornerstone launched a crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube seeking £500,000. The campaign closed having ... Calculus has 18 years' experience in SME investing with its EIS focused fund and Venture Trust. Roshan Puri, of Calculus Capital, ...

Categories: Crowdfunding

What exactly makes VCTs so attractive? - Real Business

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 12:01

Real Business

What exactly makes VCTs so attractive?
Real Business
Venture Capital Trusts (VCTs) have now been in the market for over two decades. These publicly listed, tax efficient vehicles enable individuals to invest in (usually) startups and early stage growth companies. And growing in popularity, we looked at ...

What exactly makes VCTs so attractive? - Real Business

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 12:01

Real Business

What exactly makes VCTs so attractive?
Real Business
Venture Capital Trusts (VCTs) have now been in the market for over two decades. These publicly listed, tax efficient vehicles enable individuals to invest in (usually) startups and early stage growth companies. And growing in popularity, we looked at ...

Categories: Crowdfunding

My Salaam - UK start-up HalalEat hits 59 pct crowdfunding target in ... - Reuters (press release) (registration)

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 18:26

My Salaam - UK start-up HalalEat hits 59 pct crowdfunding target in ...
Reuters (press release) (registration)
The United Kingdom's first ever halal food delivery service, HalalEat, has reached 59 percent of its 100029 pound ($130408) crowdfunding target in just four ...

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Categories: EIS SEIS, Inboxing, P2P Lending

UK Personal Finance Management App Money Dashboard Seeks £1 Million Through Crowdcube Funding Round - Crowdfund Insider

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 19:30

Crowdfund Insider

UK Personal Finance Management App Money Dashboard Seeks £1 Million Through Crowdcube Funding Round
Crowdfund Insider
Money Dashboard, a UK-based firm that has created a personal finance management app, recently launched its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube seeking £1 million. The company is reportedly backed by Calculus Capital, the Best EIS Fund ...

InvestingZone adds new fund - BQ Live

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 14:06

BQ Live

InvestingZone adds new fund
BQ Live
“I am confident that this innovative multi-investment vehicle platform can further improve the perception of crowdfunding and attract investors who have never before looked at unlisted equities; safe in the confidence that the EIS investments we are ...

Categories: EIS SEIS

Cheshire SME crowdfunding to tackle global food crisis - BQ Live

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 10:59

BQ Live

Cheshire SME crowdfunding to tackle global food crisis
BQ Live
InvestingZone offers its registered investors the opportunity to buy shares in early-stage companies and benefit from up-front income tax relief of up to 30%, thanks to the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS), which is designed to support entrepreneurship.

Drader Esprit Announces 43% Increase In Gross Primary Portfolio ... - Crowdfund Insider

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 21:17

Crowdfund Insider

Drader Esprit Announces 43% Increase In Gross Primary Portfolio ...
Crowdfund Insider
Draper Espirit (LSE:GROW), an AIM listed venture capital firm backing promising digital technology companies, has announced their results for the end of th.

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Categories: Crowdfunding, Unsorted

Gobe Drone Campaign Launches With Fake Promotional Video - DroningON.co (press release) (blog)

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 19:33

Gobe Drone Campaign Launches With Fake Promotional Video
DroningON.co (press release) (blog)
... “ready for production”? We have unfortunately seen it all too often, a crowd-funding drone project promising the world, suggested to be ready for production, said to have been successfully prototyped and proven, an impressive looking campaign ...

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