Tagged: seed enterprise investment scheme

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

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

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 UK Faces A Once-In-A-Century Chance To Be A Technology Leader, Writes Financial Times Correspondent

Aided by factors such as a record high number of registered businesses in the UK–5.2 million; a national interest in entrepreneurship; and SMEs accounting for just over 60 percent of private sector employment, according to the Department for Business, the UK has the chance to increase its… Read More

Crowdcube’s Luke Lang: “It Is Really Difficult to Define the Sort of Business Looking to Crowdfund”

Ready to offer up some crowdfunding advice, co-founder of Crowdcube, Luke Lang sat down with SME Web to share his thoughts on the funding method. During his interview, Lang discussed the equity crowdfunding platform: “Crowdcube is an investment platform where people who are backing or… Read More

Crowdcube Shares Advice on Equity Crowdfunding

Offering up some words of wisdom when it comes to equity crowdfunding, Crowdcube shared strategic insight in a post titled 7 Points Investors Should Consider. The platform provided advice for a wide range of equity topics including how to handle risk and skeptical investors. Investing… 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

Equity Crowdfunding Platform Seedrs Has Incredible Year, Plans Expansion Outside United Kingdom

Only the very beginning .. Seedrs plans for growth rate to accelerate significantly over the next few years. Seedrs is one of the leading equity crowdfunding platforms in the United Kingdom.  They recently celebrated their first active year of equity crowdfunding having raised £1.4 Million… 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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