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For Angel Investors

4 angel investing lessons for 2022

So far, 2022 has posed numerous challenges to investors as stock markets have declined and inflation has eroded real returns. Yet many angels have found shrewd ways through to access compelling growth via promising early-stage businesses. In this article, we offer four lessons to learn…
Phil Teale
July 19, 2022
For Angel Investors

How the pandemic affected EIS investing

Lockdown now seems to be (thankfully) behind us. Yet the COVID-19 pandemic defined much of our lives for over 2 years and still affects us in 2022. Recently, HMRC released its annual report into the EIS sector (companies which qualify for the Enterprise Investment Scheme).…
Phil Teale
July 19, 2022
Industry Reports

2022 Industry Report: Cloud Computing

Cloud computing has come on a long journey. Not too long ago, you needed significant on-site IT resources (eg. physical data centres and services) to access large quantities of computer power, storage and databases. Today, you can access these solutions online at great speed, ease…
Phil Teale
July 13, 2022
For Angel Investors

IPOs: A short guide for investors

How does the initial public offering (IPO) process work? This is where a previously unlisted company – such as a startup or other private company – takes new/existing securities to a recognised public stock exchange like the LSE, and presents them to the public...
Phil Teale
July 4, 2022
For Angel Investors

Is 2022 the year of angel investing?

Is angel investing on the rise in 2022? Last year, studies show that angel investing overtook crowdfunding as a funding source for unlisted UK startups. More than twice the amount of capital was injected into private UK companies compared to 2020, going up from £11.3bn…
Phil Teale
June 23, 2022
For Angel Investors

Crypto FAQs for 2022, answered

Bitcoin, Ethereum and other cryptocurrencies have had a difficult year. In 2022, many have struggled following record-highs in the previous year. Understandably, investors are asking the reasons for this, the outlook ahead and what the implications are for their portfolios. In this article, our team…
Phil Teale
June 23, 2022
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

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