Calculus View on UK Industrial Strategy

The Prime Minister delivered a speech this week outlining the Government’s Industrial Strategy which aims to tackle the ‘Four Grand Challenges’ facing the world today, along with a target that UK R&D spend reaches 2.4% of GDP by 2027. The … Continued

Calculus completes a further investment in Mologic

Calculus Capital has completed a further investment into a growth capital investment round for Mologic alongside Foresight Group, who led the round. Mologic is a Point of Care (POC) diagnostics company that provides Contract Research (CRO) and manufacturing (CMO) services. … Continued

Calculus completes two further investments

On 29 March, Calculus completed two follow-on investments into portfolio companies Weedingtech and Quai. These investments represent further funding and support for businesses we have previously backed as they continue to grow. Weedingtech is a multi-award winning cleantech company and … Continued

Calculus view on ‘significant’ VCT rule changes

Much attention has been paid to the changes made to EIS investing and understandably so – they represent a step change for the industry.  Less attention, however, has been paid to the changes made to VCT rules, which are far … Continued

UK leads the way for start-up investment

This is an exciting time for EIS growth investing – 45 new businesses are born in this country every hour. The UK now launches as many new businesses each year as the USA, despite the population of the US being … Continued

Calculus view on Royal Assent for EIS/VCT reforms

Calculus welcomes measures to focus EIS and VCT investing on genuine growth companies Government action to sharpen the focus of Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and Venture Capital Trust (VCT) investments to ensure the capital goes to entrepreneurial growth companies, has … Continued

Finding the right investor – Daniela Tsoneva

Daniela Tsoneva, Investment Associate at Calculus Capital, provides her views on securing the right investor for your business. Calculus Capital has been supporting smaller business for nearly 20 years. At the moment, we see over 500 investment opportunities and review … Continued

Calculus Capital featured in WealthBriefing

Calculus Capital CEO John Glencross has been featured in a WealthBriefing article discussing EIS investing outside of London and the South East. The article raised concerns that HMRC figures showed EIS investments are “worryingly underutilised by businesses outside of London … Continued

EIS – An Oasis of Calm in Turbulent Times

People often draw attention to the illiquidity of Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) portfolios, but the market wobbles of the past week point to some of the positives of that illiquidity. Because most of the holdings in these portfolios are usually … Continued