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Will the Law Commission’s digital assets final report make the UK a DeFi jurisdiction of choice?

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Venture firm Black Seed raises £5M inaugural fund to invest in Black founders

Many Black founders in the U.K. are overmentored yet underfunded. This firm cuts straight to the chase by writing checks.

Beyond networking: What immigrant founders in the UK want from VC office hours

Introductions for a soft landing can be crucial, but the real value lies in gleaning substantive feedback from experienced investors.

UK scaleups should HMRC-proof their business plans before a slow, hot summer

HMRC’s Enterprise Investment and Seed Enterprise Investment Schemes (SEIS and EIS) present one of the best ways to put investors at ease, as they offer tax-relief benefits to early-stage investors.

8 founders, leaders highlight fintech and deep tech as Bristol’s top sectors

Bristol proved especially popular among tech investors last year — local businesses raked in an impressive $414 million in 2020, making it the third-largest U.K. city for tech investment.