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What is EIS tax relief?

What is EIS tax relief? The Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS), launched in 1994 by the UK Government, is designed to boost investment into smaller and unquoted companies. Early Stage investing is an attractive proposition, but it is without a doubt a higher risk/reward strategy Early stage investments are perceived as risky as companies often have…

Rudolph the Red-faced Investor

With so many competing demands for your time and resources, legal considerations are easy to push down your list of priorities. You’re an entrepreneur and you’re ready to start fundraising to drive the growth of your start-up. Your business model is viable, you’re gaining traction and you’re learning fast. With so many competing demands for…

5 Tips from an Angel Investor

Ralph Hulbert, a long-time member of our angel investment network, has invested in over 90 companies and manages a portfolio worth over £2m.  We sat down with him to find out what advice he has for those new to  angel investing: 1  Assess the CEO and management team The most important characteristics in a CEO…

FAQ: How to Invest

New to investing with Envestors? Read our FAQ. WHEN WILL THE INVESTMENT COMPLETE?  The investment will only complete once the Minimum Amount has been raised and all legals and conditions precedent are satisfied as outlined in the Investment Agreement. For further information, please refer to the Investment Agreement on the Platform. You will then get…

Chargemaster

Chargemaster: An Electrifying Exit

The ENVESTORS portfolio company, CHARGEMASTER, has been acquired by BP for £128.9m. Having introduced £15.3m of equity between 2010-2018, this represents a return of £42,686,301 for 50 members of the ENVESTORS private network and two introduced Funds.   CHARGEMASTER, who are the operator of the UK’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network and the leading…