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Phil Teale

Industry Reports

2022 Industry Report: Information Technology

Information technology (IT) has come a long way since the early days of popular computing in the mid-20th century. Starting initially with huge calculators taking up giant rooms, with 4050 valves and power consumption of 25 kilowatts, computers in 2022 can fit inside your pocket…
Phil Teale
June 12, 2022
For Angel Investors

Funds vs. picking your own stocks

Should you pick your own investments or trust others to do it for you? Should you follow the market (with its ups and downs), or try to “beat” it? These questions permeate the whole debate about whether you should pick stocks yourself, or invest in…
Phil Teale
June 8, 2022
For Angel Investors

How do currency markets affect startups?

Exchange rate volatility affects almost all startups – not just those which operate across borders. Understanding how these dynamics work is vital for investors, as it may affect whether or not you deem a specific startup worthy to pass your due diligence requirements. In this…
Phil Teale
June 3, 2022
Industry Reports

2022 Industry Report: SaaS

Software as a service (SaaS) solutions are amongst the fastest-growing in the wider IT industry. They typically work on a subscription basis (or pay-as-you-go), enabling recurring revenue. SaaS businesses also house their services on the cloud, allowing customers - including other businesses - to access…
Phil Teale
May 11, 2022
SEIS Investments

SEIS investments tax relief guide, 2022

For investors looking for a tax-efficient way to generate strong returns, the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) is a great option. In this guide, our team at Bure Valley Group shares how SEIS works in 2022, the tax reliefs available and how SEIS can be…
Phil Teale
May 6, 2022
For Angel Investors

The benefits & risks of angel investing

Angel investors play a vital role in the UK economy. They provide valuable funding to promising startups, powering the creation of new jobs and exciting ideas which can offer new solutions to age-old problems. Yet what are the benefits and risks of angel investing...
Phil Teale
May 2, 2022