Blu Wireless featured in Sunday Times

“Commuters to enjoy 100 times faster wi-fi” The Times reported First Group, which runs the South Western Railway, Great Western Railway, TransPennine Express and Hull Trains franchises, has just signed a deal with 5G start up Blu Wireless technology to … Continued

Thermo Fisher Buys 9% Stake in Yourgene Health

Thermo Fisher Scientific has acquired a 9 percent stake in Calculus portfolio company Yourgene Health by exercising warrants it held in the molecular diagnostics company. Under the terms of the agreement, Yourgene will exclusively promote its noninvasive prenatal testing products … Continued

Investing for a better world

You might argue that the most attractive thing about EIS and VCT funds is the raft of tax benefits that accompany them. They certainly are generous ­­­­­­­­­– both are CGT-free and offer 30% income tax relief. But focus too much … Continued

Cornerstone Crosses the Million Mark

One million parcels delivered. That’s the staggering figure shaving subscription service Cornerstone has achieved in just four and a half years, with more than 250,000 customers receiving its packages. Oliver Bridge, founder and Class of 2015 Young Gun, started the … Continued

4 Questions You Should Ask When Choosing a VCT

Rule changes announced in last year’s budget will affect unwitting VCT investors. Here Calculus Capital CEO John Glencross highlights questions which advisers and investors should be asking providers.  HMRC does not give generous tax breaks without a reason, and the … Continued

Calculus VCT appoints new chair

Experienced industry CEO Jan Ward CBE is to chair the board of the Calculus Venture Capital Trust when current Chairman Michael O’Higgins steps down later this year. Ward has more than 30 years’ experience in the oil, gas, petrochemical and … Continued