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31 January, 2018

"The rebirth of entrepreneurship" - FT Adviser features Ilian Iliev on the EIS and VCT investment landscape



EcoMachines Ventures' Ilian Iliev is featured in the FT Adviser discussing the changing EIS and VCT investment landscape:
 
The investment landscape for enterprise investment schemes (EIS) and venture capital trusts (VCT) is undergoing significant change. 
 
This shift is being driven by HMRC eligibility rule changes, a broader government focus on activist industrial policy, and – most importantly – the maturing of the UK start-up investment scene.
 
There has been a shift in government policy towards promoting growth and knowledge-intensive businesses, which is in part linked to the post-Brexit vision of a UK powered by high-tech growth and export-focused business sectors.
 
Financial Adviser is the premier weekly newspaper for the UK based financial intermediary community. You can read the full piece here: The rebirth of entrepreneurship