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SFC is the most active Seed investment firm in the UK, having backed over 350 early-stage ventures since 2012. Our mission is to allow investors to invest in some of the UK’s most innovative start-ups, either directly or through our fully-managed SEIS and EIS funds. We operate the market leading SEIS Fund, an EIS fund investing in our top performing businesses, and an Angel Network for investors who wish to invest in companies directly.
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01Why SFC?

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Track Record

With £75m under management and over 350 investments to date, SFC has a deep expertise of the early-stage investment market in the UK. Our award-winning SEIS and EIS funds have been going since 2014 and are showing a strong performance with a 2.71x return (TVPI), including 10 successful exits to date.

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A Proven Strategy

Our strategy is to invest in the UK’s most innovative start-ups from their very first funding round (SEIS). We work with some of the UK’s best accelerators, university incubators and angel investors to source high potential companies with a focus on B2B Software, Financial Technology, Green Tech, MedTech, Life Sciences and Consumer. We aim for sector and portfolio diversification to achieve the best returns for our investors.

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Post-Investment Support

We pride ourselves with a high level of customer service. Investors and advisers get access to our own proprietary online investor portal, allowing you to review open offers, subscribe digitally, and monitor in real time the performance of your portfolio. Our fees are market-leading and our team is dedicated to answering any queries you may have and to maintain the highest level of professional standards and delivery.

02SEIS/EIS Investing

Profit & Loss

The (Seed) Enterprise Investment Schemes are tax-efficient schemes designed to incentivise early stage investments. SEIS and EIS offer generous tax benefits to individuals investing in British startups. Try our SEIS/EIS Tax Calculator to find out the potential tax reliefs you can benefit from by investing in qualifying startups.

03Fund investment opportunities

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Algbra II (SFC Nominee)

Invest in the global Islamic fintech platform
Raising TBD EIS
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SFC Angel Fund XI SEIS

Invest in a portfolio of innovative SEIS-eligible businesses across the UK
Raising £40m SEIS
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SFC Angel Fund X EIS

Invest in SFC’s portfolio stars.
Raising £20m EIS

04Direct investment opportunities

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Weedingtech

The most commercially viable alternative to traditional chemical weed-killers.
Raising £2,000,000 SEIS/EIS
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Vee Social

A challenge-based social platform with true privacy for data at its heart.
Raising £0 SEIS/EIS
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Jack & Bry

Tastiest, meatiest, meat-free meats made from jackfruit.
Raising £400,000 SEIS/EIS
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Sapien Health

Remote health coaching for patients undergoing surgery.
Raising £500,000 SEIS/EIS
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Fussy

Making living sustainably part of your morning routine.
Raising £270,000 SEIS/EIS
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FourJaw Manufacturing ...

Revolutionising manufacturing productivity with edge tech and cloud analytics
Raising £450,000 SEIS/EIS
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Prsnt

The happy app that lets you send and share gifts directly from your smartphone
Raising £400,000 SEIS/EIS
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XeroE

Sustainable, emission-free deliveries marketplace
Raising £250,000 SEIS/EIS
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Ryft

Payments system enabling automated next-day payouts for marketplaces & merchants
Raising £400,000 SEIS/EIS
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The Bunch

Bill sharing service handling the set-up and management of utilities payments.
Raising £300,000 SEIS/EIS
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Hunter & Gather

Real food that is free from sugar, grains, and harmful fats!
Raising £0 SEIS/EIS

05 Online Portal

Profit & Loss
Profit & Loss
Investors

Manage all your investment details online

SFC Investors can submit their fund applications, view their investment portfolio, download SEIS/EIS certificates and access all updates using their SFC Online account.
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