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Colman Early Stage Investee Company Gains Follow On Funds

Orca Money has successfully raised £280,000 seed investment from TechStart NI and private investors.  The funds will be used to build on the company’s peer-to-peer lending focused financial media site, ‘Orca Retail’, which was launched in early 2016. The alternative finance market has continued to show strong growth in the UK, with the Peer-to-peer lending market […]

HMRC Key EIS Statistics – October 2016

Last month, the UK government released the latest statistics on the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and companies raising funds through the scheme. The following is a summary; Enterprise Investment Scheme Since the Enterprise Investment Scheme was launched in 1993-94, over 24,620 individual companies have received investment through the scheme and almost £14.2 billion of funds […]

Green Light To First SEIS/EIS Fund In Northern Ireland

Fund to support StartPlanetNI Accelerator Programme and other high growth startups Colman Equity, a specialist in startup and angel investment funding has launched Northern Ireland’s first Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) EIS Fund to support Northern Ireland’s startups. Inviting investors to join the fund, they have also confirmed that it will become the main funder […]