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EIS: A Guide For Investors

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The Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) appeals to investors in equity crowdfunding, unlisted and growth SMEs. If you have an equity portfolio, EIS will help you keep more of your returns after tax and mitigate risk and any losses you might make.

The new guide to the scheme from the EIS Association is a valuable introduction for smart investors and anyone discovering equity crowdfunding.

EIS Reform Is On The Cards

All major equity crowdfunding platforms use the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) to offer tax-efficient investment in UK startups. Encouraging and rewarding patient capital investment is one of the guiding principles of crowdfunding, and a business-friendly tax regime is part of that.

But What Do You Own?

Investors carve out their shares - but do they own something of value?

That startup you bought shares in: what does it do? More to the point, what claim do you have on revenue and assets, and will they last? How will they stand up against competition? When you're reading a prospectus, you need these things clear before you invest.