Tagged: eis

IW Capital Completes £2.2 Million Funding Round for SaveMoneyCutCarbon

UK-based private investment house IW Capital has completed the first close of a £2.2 million funding for SaveMoneyCutCarbon. The company is an energy and water savings consultancy and online retailer. SaveMoneyCutCarbon works with organizations and homes to reduce energy and water consumption and cut operating… Read More

EIS & SEIS May Be in Store for Improvement Under Conservative Plan

The UK has led the European continent in economic growth and Fintech innovation. This welcomed phenomenon is due, in part, to a culture of entrepreneurism and a supportive government. One important catalyst in the growth equation are the tax incentives available to early and mid-stage… Read More

Mark Brownridge Discusses New EISA Guide to EIS & SEIS: Grow Your Business

The EIS Association (EISA) has produced a guide to the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS). “Grow your business with the Enterprise Investment Scheme” is designed as an introduction to EIS and SEIS for businesses that are considering seeking external funding…. Read More

SyndicateRoom’s Fund Twenty8 Raises £4.5 Million

Diversification is key to driving returns when it comes to investing. This is even MORE important regarding investing in early stage companies which are risky but have the potential to deliver better returns. The data is irrefutable: investing in early stage companies can drive solid… Read More

Seedrs: Digital EIS & SEIS Certificates Are Here

On Monday, equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs announced it was introducing digital tax certificates and the new tax documents page to investors. According to the funding portal: “After a Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) or Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) qualifying business raises investment on the platform our… Read More

SyndicateRoom Report: Millennials Twice as Likely to Embrace Early-Stage Investing

Online investment platform SyndicateRoom announced that millennials are twice as likely to embrace early-stage investing as a means of reaching their financial goals than those aged 51 and up. Over nine in ten (92%) investors aged 18–30 believe a portfolio of diversified early-stage equities would… Read More

The Invest in America Act: Supporting Entrepreneurs & Innovation While Empowering Everyday Americans

  First off, we all owe Tony a debt of gratitude for actually drafting this set of regulations. Legislative drafting is yeoman’s work especially when it comes to tax law. This new legislation solves for two extremely important problems in the U.S. economy and society…. Read More

Calling All Would-be Angels: “Invest In America Act” Bill Could Help You Find Your Wings

Start-ups and small businesses represent the heart of the American economy and fostering this sector is integral to continued innovation and job growth in the U.S.  Access to capital however, is always a critical issue for these types of businesses and angel investors often represent… Read More

Kuber Ventures Launches Tax Efficient Investment Portal KuberView+

Kuber Ventures has announced the launch of their second generation tax efficient investment portal, KuberView+. The new portal updates the current Kuber Platform, which launched five years ago as a full-service multi-manager platform, enabling advisers to review, compare, invest and report on EIS portfolios. Kuber said… Read More

Jenson SEIS and EIS Fund 4 Join Kuber Ventures

Kuber Ventures has added a new manager to its platform. The alternative fund investment platform that allows investors to access funds in the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) & Seed Enterprise Investment Schemes (SEIS) space, has announced that the Jenson SEIS and EIS Fund 4 has… Read More

SyndicateRoom’s Tom Britton Reflects on “Radical Change” in 2016 & “Perfecting” in 2017

This time of year is a natural time of reflection for most, and the fintech industry isn’t an exception.  This week SyndicateRoom co-founder Tom Britton posted his year review comments, summarizing 2016 as a year of radical change, “politically, economically and socially.” “Brexit, Trump, the Italian… Read More

Mark Brownridge of EISA Lauds Advance Assurance Consultation for EIS/SEIS Tax Relief Announced in Autumn Statement

The Enterprise Investment Scheme Association (EISA) was created to advocate on behalf of the small companies that greatly benefit from the progressive tax benefits given to investors in UK SMEs.  EISA works closely with HM Treasury, HM Revenue and Customs, Government Ministers, MPs and the… Read More

The Development of Investment Crowdfunding in South Korea

The Amendments to the Financial Investment Services and Capital Markets Act (the Capital Markets Act) passed the South Korean Parliament in July 2015 and went into effect on January 25th, 2016, laying the framework for investment crowdfunding in South Korea. The adoption of investment crowdfunding… Read More

IW Capital Launches Debt Investment Arm Pointing to Research on Rising Interest in Alternative Investment

IW Capital, a UK based private equity firm, has launched a new “debt arm” facilitating private debt-based investment into scale-up companies across the UK. IW Capital pointed to recent research that indicated investor interest for alternative assets was on the rise. Last month, IW Capital reported… Read More

EISA: UK Government Must Do More to Promote the Enterprise Investment Scheme

The Enterprise Investment Scheme Association (EISA) has commented on a recent report published by the House of Commons. The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee’s Access to Finance report has been released and EISA has urged the government to do more to raise awareness among businesses… Read More

Investment Platform Kuber Ventures Announces Two New Enterprise Investment Scheme Funds

Kuber Ventures announced on Thursday that two new Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) funds have signed up to its investment platform. According to the portal, the new funds, the Guinness EIS and Seneca Managed Storage EIS, now offer investors asset-backed EIS investment strategy.  Guinness EIS notably focuses on… Read More

EIS Has Been a Great Success in Funding Growth & Creating Jobs

The Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) has been a standout driver of both economic growth and job creation. A recent paper published (PDF download) by Hardman & Co – a firm that provides research on EIS eligible companies, highlights these benefits. While EIS has been a catalyst… Read More

EIS Association Advocates for Better SME Funding in Support of Small Business Taskforce

As everyone knows by now (or at least they should), small and medium-sized businesses are vital for economic growth and prosperity. SMEs are the job creators in the UK – and around the world. The Enterprise Investment Scheme Association (EISA) has worked diligently to promote… Read More

UK Investors are Turning to Alternative Finance in Low Interest Rate World

A report published by IW Capital, that researched 2000 UK consumers and citizens, stated that 30% of respondents are looking towards EIS investments in this historically low-interest rate environment.  The Bank of England pegged interest rates at 0.25% following Brexit, the lowest level in British… Read More

Kuber Says EIS Opportunities Reduced, Particularly in Renewable Energy Options

Kuber Ventures has released a warning regarding “capacity constraints” in the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) Market. EIS is a significant tax exemption encouraging investors to invest in earlier stage companies. The program is viewed as strategically important for the UK economy but also delivers powerful… Read More