Thursday 10 December 2020
In these unprecedented times, the GrowthInvest Adviser Hour brings together a panel of industry experts to provide insight and opinion on the effect of the last 9 months on the investment landscape, including a look at the impact of Covid-19 on portfolio investee companies, sector specific "winners and losers", and a view from the panel as to the overall investment outlook over the next 6-12 months.
This will be discussed alongside key areas for advisers and their clients, such as Fee Transparency, Deployment timelines, Diversification & Risk and how advisers can introduce Seed EIS to a wider section of their client base.
Hosted by Lawrence Gosling, Episode l features a star line-up of both old and new leading industry figures and commentators featuring guests from SeedLegals, Nova, Bulletin Marketing, Worth Capital and Hardman & Co.
Tune in at 10am on Thursday 10th December for this special show, and find out the latest on key industry trends, opportunities and challenges, and what it looks like to be an adviser at the forefront of tax efficient investments in 2020.
Editorial Director of Bonhill Group (Host)View Bio
Lawrence Gosling is the host of the GrowthInvest Adviser Hour and the Editorial Director of Bonhill Group. He was previously the Group Editorial Director of Incisive Media and the founding editor of Investment Week.
Lawrence was also the launch editor of IFAonline, Mortgage Solutions, Cover and Bloomberg Money magazines, and one of the original judges for the Gold Standards. In 1994 he worked at Reuters, and prior to that he spent five years with Financial Times magazines, notably on Financial Adviser.
Andy Davidson is a serial tech entrepreneur having co-founded more than 100 tech businesses either directly or through Nova throughout his career. Andy started as a software engineer before his entrepreneurial career where he has spent the past 12 years creating and managing growth-focused EIS & SEIS investment portfolios.
Martin has had a career in financial services marketing, including being marketing director for two major companies.
Today he runs Bulletin Marketing, specialising in financial services marketing.
This includes several clients in the EIS industry, and on behalf of the EIS Association he is Chair of their Research, Education and Marketing Committee.
Head of Business Development
Hardman & Co.
Richard joined Hardman & Co in September 2014. He has more than 30 years of City experience, primarily in fund management and US equity capital markets. Prior to joining Hardman & Co, Richard focused predominantly on the development of growth companies in technology, life sciences and financial institutions. Besides being involved in many public flotations, his experience includes pre-IPO capital raises.
At Hardman & Co, Richard’s main area of responsibility is the development of the firm’s activities in tax enhanced products (SEIS/EIS, VCT & Business Relief) as well as consultancy services related to due diligence and private company valuations.
He holds a BA (Hons) in Economics from the University of Liverpool and is a Chartered Accountant.
Angel investor with 15 years’ experience of investing in start-ups. Founding Partner of Worth Capital who find, fund & help grow the brightest entrepreneurs with the smartest ideas through the Start-Up Series - the UK’s largest seed funding competition.
Founder & CEO
Anthony is a technical and product visionary whose career has included 3D graphics, P2P music, internet video, social TV and online communities.
In 2016 Anthony co-founded SeedLegals, a revolutionary new legaltech platform that lets startups and investors complete the legals needed to build, grow and fund their business, at a fraction of the cost of using a law firm.
In 2015 Anthony founded 6Tribes, a world of communities based on shared interests. 6Tribes was acquired less than a year later.
Previously, Anthony co-founded Beamly, a social and content network for television, which was acquired by Coty in 2015.
Known as “The man behind BBC iPlayer”, Anthony ran the iPlayer and other BBC services from 2007 to 2010, taking the iPlayer from pre-launch to major success story.
Anthony’s patent portfolio includes patents for distributed online rewards, content discovery and interactive television.