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Inside track: UK EIS & why it matters for UK Climate Tech Start-ups and Scale-ups

HMRC’s EIS (and SEIS) scheme is a great way for UK based early-stage businesses to attract potential investors and accelerate their growth. Unfortunately, it involves quite a bit of paperwork, served with a generous side-helping of EIS terminology! But fear not, Greenbackers is here to help! This article is specifically designed to give you an […]

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Greenbackers’ Robert Hokin on Advisory Boards and why every climate start-up needs one

Why should your climate/cleantech start-up or scale-up have an advisory board before you start your fundraising campaign? How to create one? Greenbackers Managing Partner, Robert Hokin, shares thoughts on how and why this should matter to your executive team. I was recently asked by an enterprising fintech start up to join their advisory board. While […]

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The Venturing Corporate

John Steedman

An early experience in Corporate Venturing was being on a Q/A panel at a conference in 2007. What followed rocked me back on my heels as an entrepreneur in the audience shared his harrowing story of how a corporate had “stolen” his IP […] […]

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