Startup Funding Club EIS Growth Fund

Startup Funding Club EIS Growth Fund Startup Funding Club EIS Growth Fund

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Next Close: 2019/20

In partnership with Startup Funding Club, the SFC EIS Growth Fund gives investors the opportunity to invest in a portfolio of primarily early stage EIS qualifying companies across all sectors with strong growth and compelling exit prospects. In return, investors will benefit from the attractive tax reliefs of the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS). Minimum investment is £25,000. Please note that EIS investments are high-risk investments, see full risk warnings below.

Why invest?

  • SFC is a leading organisation in the UK early-stage investment world and operates an award-winning Business Angel Network and a series of SEIS/EIS Funds
  • Multi-award winning team highlighting a central position in the early stage investment space, including “Lead Angel Syndicate of the Year” and “Best Angel Syndicate
  • Diverse portfolio companies operating across various sectors including digital technology, life sciences and consumer goods
  • Target return of £2.50 per £1 invested to investors which correspond to a 20% IRR (excluding tax relief)
  • Transparent & aligned fee structure, no hidden portfolio fees

To discuss further or to check capacity please call our sales team on 020 3743 3100 or email

About SFC EIS Growth Fund:

The SFC EIS Growth Fund allows leading syndicateStartup Funding Club to follow on into the successful and fast-growing start-ups we have supported over the last 5 years, and exciting EIS opportunities that come to us through our award winning network and syndicate partners. In July 2016, SFC was awarded the ‘Lead Syndicate of the Year’ by the UK British Angels Association (UKBAA), as well as ‘Best Angel Syndicate’ award at the 2017 Growth Investor Awards. More recently, SFC was named ‘Best Rising Star’ at the 2018 EISA Awards.

The award-winning team at Startup Funding Club has facilitated investment in well over 110 companies in recent years, including notable successes like Onfido, Cognism and BioEpic, which have all gone on to raise further funds at significant multiples to the original investment.

SFC will be appointed as an Observer or Director and will closely collaborate with other investors in the same companies to establish efficient corporate governance processes.

Please note, past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results and may not be repeated.

Track Record

Onfido Delivering next-generation identity verification, helping clients remotely onboard more users while reducing dropout and fraud. The company was originally incubated and invested in by the SFC Angel network at a pre-revenue stage in 2013. The company now has over 1,000 enterprise clients globally and employs over 200 staff. Onfido has raised over $30m in several rounds of funding from major venture capital institutions such as Wellington Partners, Idinvest Partners or Salesforce Ventures.

Cognism A machine learning platform that allows for the real-time curation of sales leads. The company has developed a unique technology based on Natural Language Processing which instantly turns news and social change into actionable sales opportunities and generates unique leads on a fully automated basis. In 2017, the company secured venture capital funding at a significantly improved company valuation.

BioEpic Developers of revolutionary technology allowing glucose monitoring using your smartphone’s sensors and without any blood samples. Investment SFC invested in the company in 2015 at an early stage of product development. The technology was finalised in 2017 and has attracted the interest of a major strategic investor.


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* Please note Kin is unable to give taxation or financial advice and strongly recommends private investors speak with a suitably qualified independent financial adviser. Your capital is at risk and all our products are long term, high risk investments. They will not be suitable for all investors. The level of tax relief received depends on individual circumstances and may be withdrawn at a later date.


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