Committed Capital Ltd - Glen Stewart
Committed Capital Ltd is an investment and corporate advisory business founded in 2001 on the basis that investee companies need support as well as cash to realise their plans.
The team has a proven track record of working with UK based, post revenue, growth stage technology companies to create value for shareholders through careful investment selection, rigorous investment due diligence, efficient transaction execution and providing investee companies with ongoing hands-on support.
The Committed Capital Growth EIS Fund is an evergreen fund providing investors with a diversified portfolio of 8-12 EIS qualifying investee companies, with a target return in line with our track record of 2-3 x ROI (excluding tax relief).
Praetura Ventures Ltd - Jonathan Prescott
Praetura Ventures is an FCA Authorised Firm having completed its first Venture Capital transaction in 2011, the acquisition and listing of Inspired Energy plc in November of that year. Since, we have grown steadily and have made a further 24 investments on behalf of investors having invested over £100m into high growth tech or IP enabled small businesses.
We’ve built a highly experienced and reputable team within Praetura Ventures who bring with them over 250 year of sector experience having raised and transacted over £8bn within the UK.
Headquartered in the North West, the Praetura team have built an enviable network across the region generating strong deal flow and opportunities. The investment strategy has been developed and refined over the previous 8 years and we’ve built a reputation for being able to identify and back high performing, entrepreneurial teams who demonstrate they can execute their plan. As important is our ability to add “more than money”. We look for ways we can add significant value through our team’s skillset, network and experience. Deciding whether we can add value and help shape a company’s growth is critical when we decide where to invest.
Vala Capital Ltd - James Faulkner
Vala is an investment advisory business led by a team that sources quality investment opportunities from a network that has been established over 30 years across multiple sectors and industries.
The investment team at Vala has conceptualised, built, delivered and exited businesses all their life and has a proven track record of success. They build long-lasting relationships with the businesses they hand-pick to mentor, support, and help realise their full potential.
The Vala EIS which closes quarterly provides the opportunity to co-invest with Vala into a diversified portfolio of 6-10 companies that can deploy money quickly and are often already trading. The fee structure is simple with no annual charges.
At the heart of Vala is a focus on taking a clear, fair and no-nonsense approach to early-stage investments.