When looking for supplementary funding, it should come as no surprise that grant systems remain one of the most popular options for small businesses. Often not necessitating equity stakes, or repayments, they are a great way to provide financial support where it’s needed most.
Toothpick shares some insights on how they have managed to grow through strategic partnerships.
SaaS (Software as a Service) is slowly but surely sweeping away the old world of on-premises software systems. But what are the key things to think about when developing a pricing strategy for an Enterprise SaaS product?
Unifyo was a promising portfolio company in the relationship management space, so why did it fail?
When it comes to tech start-ups there are two very different kinds of company you can create: product companies and service companies.
Everyone loves a personality test. Whether for fun, or to better asses our skills as part of choosing a career, we all love hearing about how others perceive us, how we function, and how we are likely to react in situations.
The Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS), launched in April this year, offers some of the most attractive tax relief opportunities for investors seen in recent years. It has been described by a notable investor as "one of the most extraordinary incentives ever created"?
In essence, you need to write what's called a "Technical Narrative" that explains, in HMRC's terms and in clear English understandable to a layman, why the work is innovative, complicated, pushing boundaries, and so on.
A common misconception of R&D Tax Credits, one often spread by accountants (who cannot be expected to be experts in technology as well as the sophisticated juggling of tax and management numbers), is that tax credits are only for the kinds of companies where people wear lab coats and work with test tubes, wind tunnels and other advanced technical tools.
Despite the large scope of the R&D Tax Credits Scheme, with many tens of thousands of companies eligible, a lot of people that we approach don't know about R&D tax credits, or have been misinformed about them.