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Latest news and insights

A Founder’s Handbook to SEIS and EIS: Rules and Benefits (Part 1/2)

As a founder of a UK company, understanding the core tax reliefs for potential investors is crucial when fundraising. Two of the most beneficial schemes available in the UK are the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) and the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS). These schemes provide significant tax reliefs to investors, making your UK company a more attractive and highly incentivised investment opportunity. In this two-part guide, we will delve into the rules and practical points for founders regarding SEIS and EIS to help ensure you understand them and are in a position to benefit from them.

Thursday 13 June 2024

Planning a VC Round? Here’s 9 Things Every Founder Should Know

Raising a venture capital (VC) round is a big step for any startup. It means investors believe your company is “venture-backable” (i.e. has the potential to grow rapidly and deliver a high return on their investment) and want to help it grow. But this also means dealing with some complex legal agreements and positions. Here’s a simple guide to help founders understand what’s involved.

Thursday 13 June 2024

Raising An Angel Round: Legal Must-Knows for Early Stage Founders

Raising capital is a pivotal step for many startups in their early stages seeking to accelerate growth using external capital, rather than grow organically. For many founders, approaching a funding round can feel daunting, even before deciding on strategy between raising from angel investors or venture capital (VC). Everyone begins from a standing start, and if you don’t have an existing investor network, it is a challenge!

Thursday 13 June 2024

Understanding Share Dilution: A Guide for Startup Founders During Fundraising

Navigating the complexities of share dilution is crucial for startup founders, especially tech startup founders during startup fundraising, and/or when setting up employee share schemes like EMI Schemes (Enterprise Management Incentive). Share dilution occurs when a company issues new shares to raise funds or distribute to employees, which decreases the ownership percentage of existing shareholders. Managing this dilution effectively is key to retaining value and control in your company from pre-seed to series A and beyond.

Thursday 13 June 2024

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