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12th June 2019

Start-up Spotlight: The Invested Investor interviews Angel Academe co-founder Sarah Turner

In partnership with The Invested Investor, this month’s Start-up Spotlight features an interview with Sarah Turner a technologist, entrepreneur and angel investor. She's spent most of her career working in and around digital technology in the UK, Europe, US and Asia. Sarah works as both an advisor and connector for start-ups as well as corporates. In 2014 she co-founded the award-winning angel network, Angel Academe. 

6th June 2019

Why the future looks bright for EIS investment in the media and creative industries

Dan Perkins, a Director at Great Point, the UK’s leading independent media and investment firm talks about the opportunities in film and media investment and why the sector's future looks brighter than ever. 

4th June 2019

13% of UK employees are unhappy at work says Robert Half survey

The UK workforce is becoming increasingly held back by mental health problems such as stress, depression and anxiety. According to research by Robert Half UK, 

4th June 2019

Artificial Intelligence is a disruptive force in UK financial services, says Intertrust

New research from Intertrust shows an overwhelming majority (94%) of UK-based financial services industry decision-makers believe that Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the most potential to revolutionise the sector over the next five years, considerably ahead of blockchain (53%) and the Internet of Things (24%). 

28th May 2019

Investors urged to Trexit-proof their wealth says deVere CEO

Theresa May’s departure demands that UK and international investors move to mitigate risks to their wealth, affirms the CEO of one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organisations.

 

The warning from Nigel Green, chief executive and founder of deVere Group, which has $12bn under advisement, follows Mrs May’s announcement that she is to quit as leader of the Conservative Party on June 7, during an emotional statement outside Number 10.

28th May 2019

CEO of Wiserfunding comments on Small Business Survey 2018

Dr. Gabriele Sabato, former head of Risk Appetite Portfolio Decisioning at RBS and CEO, co-founder of Wiserfundingcomments on SME lending in conjunction with the UK's Small Business Survey 2018.

22nd May 2019

Start-up Spotlight: Interview with  serial investor, David Gammon

In this month’s Start-up Spotlight, Invested Investor spoke to experienced, dynamic and philosophical serial investor, David Gammon. Through his work as an Invested Investor and as the CEO of Rockspring, he has supported entrepreneurs through some extraordinary successes. In his podcast with the Invested Investor, he talks about how crucial collaboration is for investors, and how he works with his family to make investment decisions.

21st May 2019

Interview with Stephen Kelly, former CEO of Sage and committed angel investor

Funding London recently interviewed Stephen Kelly, until recently CEO of FTSE100 company Sage Group, and angel investor about his own investment strategy and what he looks for in a company before investing.

20th May 2019

SEIS/EIS: great tax benefit democratised or too great administrative hassle and risk?

 

In his second article, James Murdoch considers the substantive advantages of SEIS/EIS for UK investors and whether the administrative aspects of these reduce some of the benefits or add to the risk of investing.

 

17th May 2019

The North is brimming with opportunity for investors

By Estelle Blanks,  Executive Director of the Innovation SuperNetwork

According to research by Beauhurst, UK businesses saw the highest levels of investment on record in 2017. Despite this, investment levels across the North East and Yorkshire fell dramatically (34% and 10% respectively). The data also shows that public sector backed investment fell across the country. But whilst other regions, including the North West – or Manchester specifically, compensated with private investment, this didn’t happen in Yorkshire or the North East. 

17th May 2019

Britain’s rich mull moving their wealth abroad over Corbyn fears

Rich Brits and wealthy international investors fear a Corbyn government more than Brexit, with an increasing number considering moving their wealth overseas.

This is the assessment of Nigel Green, founder and CEO of deVere Group, one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory organisations with more than $12bn under advisement.

8th May 2019

Creating the Perfect Name For Your UK Startup

Naming your business is a key aspect that you should consider as an entrepreneur of launching your startup in the United Kingdom. 

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