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16th August 2018

Triple Point Impact EIS announces its first investment

Triple Point, which provides innovative and compelling investment solutions for private and institutional investors, announces the first investment of its Impact EIS managed service of up to £250,000 in MWS Technology, a company that is transforming the efficiency and compliance of organisations that deliver apprenticeship training through its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform Aptem.

The investment will support the growth of MWS, significantly increasing its workforce and helping to develop Aptem, the only end-to-end technology platform software that can deliver the functionality required for forward-thinking training providers.

8th August 2018

Calculus Capital invests £2m in Oxford BioTherapeutics

Calculus Capital, the award-winning Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and Venture Capital Trust (VCT) specialist, has invested £2m in Oxford BioTherapeutics (OBT), a clinical-stage oncology company that is developing next-generation cancer treatments. OBT has a strong pipeline of ‘immune-oncology’ (IO) therapies that are intended to provide more targeted, specialised treatment strategies for patients by recruiting the body’s immune system to recognise and attack cancer cells. 

 

2nd August 2018

How can we make our industry bigger and better asks EISA's Mark Brownridge

EISA's Mark Brownridge outlines his thoughts as to how we could make our industry bigger and better. 

2nd August 2018

Symvan Capital is a finalist at 2018 Growth Investor Awards

Symvan Capital has been shortlisted for the Best EIS Investment Manager and Best SEIS Investment Manager awards at the 2018 Growth Investor Awards. These prestigious awards celebrate the UK’s investment provider community in championing tax-advantaged investments, spotting growth potential and backing outstanding UK small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs).

26th July 2018

Nexus Investments launches EIS Scale-Up Fund

Nexus Investments, a division of Harry Hyman’s Nexus Group, has launched its first EIS Scale-Up Fund. This is believed to be the first UK EIS Fund specifically focused on scale-up opportunities to launch since the recent June announcement of the UK Government’s £2.5bn British Patient Capital programme.

24th July 2018

Jobs: Draper Esprit seeks Financial Client Services Assistant

The manager of the highly rated Draper Esprit EIS funds is expanding its team and looking to appoint a Financial Client Services Assistant.  

23rd July 2018

Mobeus-backed Advantedge Commercial Finance buys Henry Howard

Advantedge Commercial Finance, a provider of invoice finance to UK based SMEs, has acquired Newport-based Henry Howard Cashflow Finance.

Since November 2016, when Mobeus provided £8.7 million to back its management buyout, Advantedge has increased its regional presence from two offices to five: in the Thames Valley, the Midlands, Glasgow, Manchester and now Newport.

13th July 2018

EISA signs Women in Finance Charter

The Enterprise Investment Scheme Association, representing the many companies and investors that have benefited from over £16bn of EIS investment since the scheme was created, has signed the Government's Women in Finance Charter.

 

6th July 2018

Timing the Perfect Exit

Martin Sherwood, Partner at Enterprise Investment Partners discusses the challenges of timing the perfect exit. 

5th July 2018

Why do EIS managers do what we do?

Andrew Aldridge investigates what drives EIS fund managers to do the job they do.

4th July 2018

Parkwalk backs $7m funding for Silicon Microgravity

Silicon Microgravity (SMG), a spin-out from both BP and the University of Cambridge, has raised $7 million from IP Group, Parkwalk, BP Ventures and Cambridge Enterprise.

Silicon Microgravity Limited is a privately held company focused on developing and applying innovative technology primarily to improve surveillance, appraisal and production of oil and gas with additional application to CO2 storage, water management, mining and defence. Our technology has the potential to disrupt current practices and advance reservoir surveillance so that our clients can achieve real efficiencies and cost savings while meeting their desired social, safety and environmental goals.

3rd July 2018

Livingbridge invests in online investment platform Munnypot

Livingbridge has made an equity investment into online investment platform Munnypot to further develop its technology and enhance its customer proposition.

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