(S)EIS continues to dominate UK venture funding

The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) and Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) have been extremely successful since their respective inceptions. Based on HMRC’s latest available data from October 2016 and London & Partners data, the extent of their popularity is clear, with more than 50% of all venture funding in the UK in 2014 being routed through (S)EIS.

#Investor Resources - 16/02/2017

2017: Tech opportunities will continue to abound in uncertain times

With 2017 well underway, we thought it would be a good time to reflect on how the landscape of technology investing is shaping up in these somewhat uncertain times of Brexit and Trump.

#News - 08/02/2017

Gamechanger apps revolutionising the food tech sector

The ever-growing street food scene in the UK meant consumers were quick to demand better access to information about where and when their favourite traders would be operating. Foodie sites, street food traders and markets have been quick to use social media to get their message to the masses.

#News - 17/01/2017

The Future of BIM

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is expected to be the future of the construction industry.

#Business Resources - 10/01/2017

Tech City reports a surge in applications for Exceptional Talent endorsements

This week, Tech City reported a huge increase in applications for visas that allow non-EEA tech workers to work in “exceptionally talented” roles in the UK.

#News - 07/12/2016

Black Friday: should you be getting in on the action?

With Christmas around the corner, Black Friday might just be the hottest date in your diary. As prices are slashed across thousands of retailers worldwide, both businesses and customers can benefit immensely from this holiday, whether it be nabbing yourself a bangin’ deal or reeling in a stream of new customers.

#Business Resources - 24/11/2016

Implantables – getting ‘inside’ future tech

In the last few years sales in the wearable tech market have sky-rocketed, with one in six consumers currently owning and using wearable devices. As the market for wearable tech continues to boom, with a forecasted market value of $25 billion in 2019, it’s not surprising that the worlds’ tech wizards are looking for their next niche, and it’s expected that implantable devices will replace wearables by 2023.

#Business Resources - 17/11/2016

Investor Briefing - Systems for Sustainability: The evolving investor opportunities and challenges of the Industrial Internet of Things

Forbury Investment Network held a successful Investor Briefing on 'Systems for Sustainability: The evolving investor opportunities and challenges of the Industrial Internet of Things' in collaboration with Rushlight Events and kindly hosted by Metro Bank on Thursday 29th September.

#Presentations - 27/10/2016

Brex-uncertainty wounding UK tech industry

Whether Brexit eventually becomes the triumph we are all now hoping for or whether Brexit is a term forever doused in disaster, the interim uncertainty of what Brexit means is harming the UK’s fastest growing industry and potentially in an irreparable way.

#News - 21/10/2016

Tech start-ups: are your ideas protected?

When you are a start-up, contracts and intellectual property protections are not, understandably, at the forefront of your mind. However, protecting your ideas and creations is just as important as getting your business off the ground.

#Business Resources - 19/10/2016

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