Recent Investments

£600,000

Synapse Information | IT / Finance

£400,000

Swifty Scooters | Lifestyle

£200,000

Energy Gain UK | Energy

WHAT IS THE TIER 1 ENTREPRENEUR VISA SCHEME?

The UK government introduced the Tier 1 Entrepreneur visa scheme in 2007 to help boost the growth of SMEs through the injection of funding and business skills and networks from foreign investors.

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    Regulated by the Home Office
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    £200,000 in funding from each investor
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    Provided as an unsecured loan or equity investment (to be decided by the company and investor)
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    Five-year capital repayment holiday
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    The investor as a skilled employee, contributing his industry expertise and business network to the company

The fund cannot be invested in property development, property management or property investment, and must result in the employment of two new employees* over the five-year investment period.

Visit the GOV.UK website for more information.

* Referring to employees with settled status in the UK

Case Studies

Expede IT

www.expede.it

Delivering technology-supported business change for companies to better manage their digital infrastructure.

IT

Ecomnova

www.ecomnova.com

Providing best-of-breed white label gifting websites for major UK retailers and partners.

E-Commerce

Energy Gain UK

www.energygain.co.uk

Specialist in natural energy technologies for the domestic, commercial, public and construction sectors.

Energy
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Awards

Ying De is the back-to-back winner of the prestigious “Global Mobility Immigration & International HR – Investment Immigration UK” award from Acquisition International.