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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.

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.

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 ...

Investment Trends for 2018

Thinking of investing into early-stage businesses this year? You’re not alone. 2017 saw a record number of deals being made, and it looks as though that trend is set to continue in 2018. More and more people are considering investing into equity deals, in order to make their money work harder for them. As the financial year draws to a close, people also look to investment in order to reduce the amount of tax they pay. Investment incentives such as

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Finance Investment Surgery – Derby 28th November 2017

The next Access to Finance Investment Surgery, hosted by Shadow Founder, takes place in Derby on Tuesday 28th November 2017, giving selected companies seeking growth capital a free one-hour meeting with COO of Shadow Foundr, Jason Kluver, Edwards director Neil Taylor, CEO of Cresco Innovation, Jo Derbyshire and business angel investor and business mentor, Paul Jenkinson, who is also on the Advisory Board of Shadow Foundr and John O’Donnell, Business Finance Manager, D2N2 Growth Hub.

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Insight: The Waste Management Space in the UK – Need Turning to Profit

How does the UK manage its waste?

It’s no secret that the world is full of rubbish. With the population soaring at an alarming rate, so too is the amount of waste that litters the streets. Failure to dispose of waste in a proper manner can cause damage to the already deteriorating state of the planet. With some of the major cities in the world taking a lax attitude to waste management, the UK is trying its best to control waste disposal.

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