In 1994 The Enterprise Investment Scheme was introduced to the UK, with the aim to encourage investment into early-stage companies headquartered in the UK. Following the success of the (EIS), the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) was introduced in 2012 which aims to encourage investment into even earlier stage companies.
The tax reliefs available to investors in the UK are hugely effective at reducing downside risk, and this is something that a number of Venture Capital funds have incorporated into their deployment and fundraising strategies.
Through RLC Ventures funds, investors are able to access the opportunity to invest in the most exciting and fast growing technology companies in the UK. All investments made will fall under the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) ensuring investors can qualify for a range of tax reliefs.
Below are two lists outlining the EIS and SEIS funds who are currently active in the UK: