Startup Funding Club SEIS Fund

Startup Funding Club SEIS Fund Startup Funding Club SEIS Fund

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Next Close: 2019/20

In partnership with Startup Funding Club, the SFC SEIS Fund gives investors the opportunity to invest in a portfolio of primarily early stage SEIS qualifying companies across all sectors with strong growth and compelling exit prospects. In return, investors will benefit from the attractive tax reliefs of the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS). Minimum investment is £10,000. Please note that SEIS 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 £3 per £1 invested to investors which correspond to a 25% IRR (excluding tax relief)
  • Transparent & aligned fee structure, no hidden portfolio fees
  •  Significant co-investment into the fund by SFC and the partners, up to £25,000

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

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About SFC SEIS Fund:

The SFC SEIS Fund will take advantage of the UK’s nurturing landscape which includes the presence of world-leading universities and Fortune 500 companies, specialist tech capabilities, great infrastructure, a pre-eminent financial centre, and supportive policies for SMEs. In return, investors will benefit from the attractive tax reliefs of the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS).

Investors can take advantage of the partners and SFC collective experience, access and expertise in the UK early stage sector, with the aim of investing in the next wave of high potential British companies.

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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