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Shadow Foundr on the Road

The Shadow Foundr team has been busy on the road in early September, attending high-profile events across the UK for both investors and entrepreneurs. Last weekend we ...

Date set in early July for next Access to Finance Surgery

Shadow Foundr, Edwards Accountants and Cresco Innovation, as part of the E4F Programme, are holding their next free investment surgery on Thursday 5th July at Innovation Birmingham Ltd, Innovation Birmingham Campus, Holt Street, Birmingham Science Park Aston, Birmingham, B7 4BB.

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Looking to Offset Your Tax Bill?

If you’re an investor, the chances are you’ve heard of the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS). The government-run incentive encourages investors to inject funds into certain business by offering them tax relief. With the end of the financial year fast approaching, many people are beginning to consider their final tax bill and seeking ways to offset it.

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5 Reasons to Invest in an InsurTech Start-up

Investing in a start-up can feel like an investment in the future. This is especially true if the start-up is an InsurTech, with the combination of insurance and technology promising innovation and fancy new technologies at the same time.

Shadow Foundr, with good reason, tells its investors that they need to understand a business before making investment decisions. This article’s intention is to help you do the same when considering an investment in InsurTech.

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UK Fintech Sector Going Strong as Investment Doubles in 2017

Despite the uncertainty surrounding Brexit, the UK Fintech industry continues to go from strength to strength, according to the most recent data. London captured most of the £2.99 billion VC spend on UK tech firms, illustrating investor confidence in England’s capital and its place in the Fintech industry. These figures show that VC investment into Britain’s tech sector has reached an all-time high. In 2016 the amount totalled £1.63 billion, but the 2017 figures are nearly double. UK firms received nearly ...

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How You Can Benefit from Shadow Foundr’s New Nominee Share Structure

As an investor, you will understand the difficulties sometimes, associated with contacting the start-up or early stage company you’re investing money into. For the investor, there can be miscommunication, it can be hard to maintain voting rights, and there are often no investor protections. Things are equally inconvenient for the business, which must ...

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