EMV Capital wins the ‘Industry Rising Star’ Awards at the Growth Investor Awards 2019

Industry Rising Star

EMV Capital named as a winner in the fifth annual Growth Investor Awards Identified as a market leader in the award for Industry Rising Star   London November 13th, 2019 EMV Capital has been named winner in the fifth annual Growth Investor Awards on Wednesday 6th November, the landmark event that celebrates the standout investment […]

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EMV Capital joins Kelvin Capital and Scottish Investment Bank to invest in Edinburgh-based Sofant Technologies.

Sofant Technologies has secured investment of £1.8m to finalize its RF MEMS development and bring its millimetre wave antenna technology to market Unique, ultra-low power, low cost modular design which targets millimetre wave SatCom and 5G applications – expected to be at the core of data connectivity for Industrial IoT and other applications Led by […]

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‘Smart money helps EMV Capital grow spinouts’

Smart Money helps EMVC grow spinouts

Dr. Ilian Iliev, Managing Director at EMV Capital is featured in the Global University Venturing magazine in relation to recent investments into San Francisco-based healthcare companies Wanda Inc. and Vortex Biosciences, Inc. About Global Corporate Venturing www.globalcorporateventuring.com ‘Global Corporate Venturing is the media publication and data provider for the corporate venture capital industry. It has […]

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EMV Capital wins ‘Best EIS Newcomer 2018” at the EIS Association Awards

Best EIS Newcomer

EMV Capital won the ‘Best EIS Newcomer 2018’ category at EIS Association Awards The 14th Annual EIS Association Awards took place on Thursday 7th February 2019 at the House of Lords. The Awards ceremony brought together all the members of the EIS Association including firms, advisers, companies, individuals and journalists to announce the outstanding performances […]

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The changing EIS landscape: how it will affect IFAs, Wealth Managers and private investors – Part two

The changing EIS landscape Part 2

Last week, in part one of this article, I set the scene showing why behavior and strategies of IFAs and Wealth Managers would necessarily change in response to the current investment environment. Now I will investigate the how – how their strategies and processes will evolve to fit the post-budget investment climate and take advantage […]

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The changing EIS landscape: how it will affect IFAs, Wealth Managers and private investors – Part one

The changing EIS landscape Part 2

To paraphrase Shakespeare, now should be the winter of growth-focused-EIS-fund-managers’ content. The EIS investment landscape is undergoing a significant shift driven by changes in HMRC rules for EIS eligibility, the broader government re-focus on activist industrial policy, and – most importantly – the maturing of the UK startup investment scene, with an increasing number of […]

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Flash comments on Budget 2017 – likely impact on EIS investment and venture investment

Flash comment on budget

Flash comments on Budget 2017 – likely impact on EIS investment and venture investment Below are some initial thoughts and comments on Budget 2017 and its likely impact on the EIS investment and the Venture investment space more broadly. Overall this appears to be a budget focused on helping entrepreneurial knowledge-intensive companies, recognizing the need […]

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Video: Investment Strategy and EIS fund

In an interview with Great British Investment magazine, Dr. Ilian Iliev (MD of EMV Capital) discusses EMV’s unique investment strategy. As a multi-stage investor EMV Capital participates from the outset to exit, leveraging strong experience throughout all stages of the investment cycle.   EMV Capital’s work with corporate and private investors in the industrial-high tech […]

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VC investment in Robotics – Is There An Emerging Recipe Book?

VC investment in Robotics

VCs have woken up and smelt the robo-coffee. A bottom-up estimate* for the US economy alone shows close to $1bn in VC investments for 2015, compared to approximately $200m in 2011. That excludes non-US deals and other borderline areas such as IoT, AI, 3D printing – so whatever definition of robotics we choose, we’re talking $1b+ […]

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