Tagged: enterprise investment scheme

SyndicateRoom’s Fund Twenty8 will Re-Open to Investors

SyndicateRoom, a leading investment crowdfunding platform, has announced its intent to open up their early stage investment fund, Fund Twenty8, to new investors on September 11th. The fund enables individual investors to gain access to EIS investment opportunities (Enterprise Investment Scheme) in a diversified portfolio… Read More

UPDATE: What the Revised SEIS / EIS Guidelines Mean for Crowdfunders?

  We recently published an article from John Auckland, from TribeFirst, about HMRC’s new SEIS / EIS guidelines. Since we released this, the crowdfunding platforms met with HMRC to discuss the potential limitations these guidelines might present for companies looking to raise money through crowdfunding, so… Read More

HMRC’s New Guidelines on SEIS and EIS May Worry Some but There is a Silver Lining

HMRC’s new stricter guidelines around their Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme / Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS / EIS) may worry some crowdfunding campaigners, but there is a silver lining. SEIS and EIS, both startup investment tax relief schemes, protect up to 80% of your investment into… Read More

Chancellor Proposes Changes to EIS to Increase Investment Limits to £2 Million, EISA calls Changes “Good News” for Entrepreneurs & Investors [u]

The Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond proposed an update to the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) in the Autumn budget presented at the House of Commons today. The measures will increase the annual limit for individuals to £2 million – provided that anything over £1… Read More

Patient Capital: Deepbridge Provides EIS & SEIS Wish List as Autumn Budget Nears

Deepbridge Capital, a company that provides investment access to small and medium sized UK growth businesses, has shared a wish list regarding the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) and measures it would like to see in Chancellor Philip Hammond’s forthcoming… Read More

Will HM Treasury “Clamp Down” on EIS & Undercut Investment in Early Stage Firms?

Earlier this week, the Sunday Times reported that the UK government was examining plans to “clamp down” on the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS). This program is a tax exemption that seeks to incentivize investment in early stage companies – an intrinsically risky endeavor. By providing… 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 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

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

In Equity Crowdfunding, The Redcoats are Winning

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Fresh from my trip across the pond, I can tell you I have seen the light. Crowdfunding can and is working and we (the United States) are behind the eight ball on this one. When describing the US regulatory regime to crowdfunding professionals in the… Read More

UK Government Incentives Boost 1,100 Companies with Over £82 Million in Finance

UK Program, Used by Crowfunding Platforms,  Dramatically Encourages Investments in Small Businesses. Her Majesty’s Treasury has released some initial results from their Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) which is a widely used tax incentive on UK based equity crowdfunding platforms.  The HM Majesty’s early data… Read More

Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme, “Helping Small Business” (Infographic)

HM Treasury has published an Infographic on the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS).  Described as the “Little Sister” to the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS), the incredibly powerful incentive for investors to help fund small businesses is experiencing some very positive results.  Only launched in 2012,… Read More

How the UK Uses Tax Relief to Boost Entrepreneurs

UK Equity Crowdfunding Sites Promote Generous Tax Incentives Available for Investors. One Program, available since 1994, has generated over £8.6 Billion in funds raised. But it is too early to measure the total impact of these incentives. The United Kingdom has been one of the… Read More

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