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22nd February 2018

Resonance launches Impact Investment Fund in The West Midlands

Social impact investment company Resonance has launched its latest ground breaking Fund – The Resonance West Midlands Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR) Fund.

The Resonance West Midlands SITR Fund is dedicated to tackling poverty and disadvantage across the West Midlands, through investment in successful, high impact social enterprises. The Fund gives investors the opportunity to generate a financial return and tax relief benefits, whilst investing in a diversified portfolio of businesses that are committed to bringing about positive social change for some of the most deprived communities in the region.

 

The Fund has already secured approximately £1m of commitments in principle from a number of investors. Resonance has also identified an initial £2m of investment need from a wide range of social enterprises in diverse sectors, and is looking forward to hearing from other social enterprises from across the region that are looking for investment to grow their business and social impact.

22nd February 2018

How the changing EIS affects investors

Dr Ilian Iliev, EcoMachines Ventures evaulates how investors are reacting to the changing financial environment of EIS. 

21st February 2018

Hambro Perks launches EIS Fund

Venture Capital firm Hambro Perks has launched a new Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) fund, which for the first time will enable retail investors to invest alongside the Hambro Perks business.

19th February 2018

Kuber adds five new funds

Kuber Ventures has added five new EIS and SEIS funds to its platform, bringing the total number of funds available to 21.

19th February 2018

Deepbridge puts £3m into Zilico

Zilico, part of the Deepbridge Technology Growth EIS portfolio, has secured investment of £13.7 million in its latest funding  round. 

Deepbridge has contributed £3 million of this, with other backers including MaxHealth Medicine Group.

14th February 2018

Sapphire named best SEIS Fund at EISA Awards 2017

Sapphire Capital Partners was named best SEIS Manager at this year's EISA Awards on 6 February.

14th February 2018

60 top early stage tech companies to pitch at EIE18

Informatics Ventures, Scotland’s technology entrepreneur sup-port programme, has picked 60 early stage companies for EIE18 at McEwan Hall, Edinburgh on Thursday 19th April

13th February 2018

Investment world still failing to attract women investors

The EISA recently commissioned a nationally representative survey to identify what is causing such a shortage of women across the UK’s financial landscape.

9th February 2018

Why it's time to get to know your EIS manager

There have been a few comments in the media recently about the nature of key information documents (KID), in particular how they relate to Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) products, with some presenting a criticism that there is a supposed lack of transparency with regards to this particular sector.

8th February 2018

EIS: a new dawn?

So there we have it. Finally we all know our fate (or do we? More on that later). The Budget on 22nd November laid clear the future direction of EIS and SEIS. Like it or loathe it, the Government has at least set out a coherent, logical future pathway for EIS and SEIS.

7th February 2018

Exeter – Lessons in Disruption

Symvan was one of eight fund managers presenting in Sandy Park,Exeter on 5th December on the joys of tax-efficient fund investing. 

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