Here at Shadow Foundr we get literally hundreds of start-ups, scale-ups, even established businesses, registering for funding through our platform. Most are exciting companies that need to raise growth capital with a view to disrupt the sector they are in.
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.
A key consideration for investors prior to releasing funds is how to ensure their equity investments are trust-worthy and secure. Being transparent about everything we do is a fundamental at Shadow Foundr. And one of the most important processes ...
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.
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.
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 asRead More
As you may have read in coverage about the Autumn Budget on 22nd November, the government has recognised the importance of EIS and the impact it is having on start-up businesses. The annual investment threshold has now been ...Read More