Portfolio companies and the fight against coronavirus

The Association of Investment Companies (AIC) has spoken to investment company and VCT managers about the prospects for a vaccine and how their portfolio companies are contributing to the fight against coronavirus. John Glencross, Chief Executive, told of three Calculus … Continued

Genedrive says coronavirus test could be available in eight weeks

Genedrive, has pivoted part of its core resources towards development of two SARS-COV-2 tests, which can determine whether someone is infected with coronavirus. The first assay, already in development, is an instrument-agnostic molecular assay (the Genedrive® 96 SARS-COV-2 test) that can … Continued

Calculus Capital and COVID-19

Calculus Capital is committed to providing the same level of service to our valued investors and advisers, and continuing to guide and support our portfolio companies, during this unprecedented time. Our EIS Funds and VCT remain open for investment with … Continued

Post Budget Comment – John Glencross

During his budget speech on March 11th, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced he had cut Entrepreneurs’ Relief from £10m to £1m, amid expectations he would scrap it altogether. Sunak also confirmed the government’s commitment to supporting small businesses and innovation. This includes retaining … Continued

Calculus invests in Raindog Films

Raindog is the production company founded by Oscar®-winning actor Colin Firth and former Sony Music CEO Ged Doherty, now joined by writer/producer Trish D Chetty Building on the platform of a robust award-winning film track-record, Raindog will expand into TV … Continued

Boris Johnson visits Mologic

Mologic are developing a rapid test for coronavirus The UK government announced funding of £46m to find a coronavirus vaccine and develop a rapid test for the disease. On the back of this, the Prime Minister Boris Johnson visited Mologic’s … Continued

VCT Offer – 0% Initial Fee – Limited Time Only

Normal initial fees of 3-5% waived until 3 April 2020 Award-winning Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and Venture Capital Trust (VCT) specialist, Calculus Capital, is waiving initial fees on its VCT until 3 April. The VCT is aiming to deliver an annual … Continued