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Chop’d launches reusable ‘keepie bowl’

Chop’d have launched its reusable “keepie bowl” with a loyalty scheme to encourage the reduction in the use of plastic. It is believed Chop’d are the first company to offer such a service, the bowl is sold for £5.00 and with this the customer receives a loyalty card so they get every tenth salad free … Continued

Blu Wireless & 5G: Making Waves at Mobile World Congress 2018

Calculus portfolio company, Blu Wireless Technology, will see their ultra-fast mmWave wireless technology showcased by Cambridge Communication Systems Ltd (CCS) at the Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona. Blu Wireless products are leading the way in the the roll-out of WiGig and 5G networks into homes and businesses. Based in Bristol, Blu Wireless was recently featured … Continued

Biotech pioneer Scancell present ‘exciting’ progress on cancer vaccines

The leadership team of pioneering biotechnology company Scancell, which is developing new immunotherapy techniques to treat cancer, announced “exciting” progress when they addressed a seminar for investors and analysts. Scancell, in which Calculus is the largest institutional investor, is developing lower toxicity vaccines designed to be used to help the body’s immune system fight hard … Continued

Collagen Solutions sees share price rise following successful ChondroMimetic study

Calculus Capital portfolio company, Collagen Solutions, saw its share price climb by a third to 3.50p this morning after the company revealed a positive outcome from their ChondroMimetic implants study. ChondroMimetic is a product intended for regeneration of cartilage in knees. Cartilage therapy often sees early results after 2 years, however, long term results are less promising … Continued

Finding the right investor – Daniela Tsoneva

Daniela Tsoneva, Investment Associate at Calculus Capital, provides her views on securing the right investor for your business. Calculus Capital has been supporting smaller business for nearly 20 years. At the moment, we see over 500 investment opportunities and review over 100 business plans each year covering a variety of sectors, business models and stages … Continued

Calculus Capital featured in WealthBriefing

Calculus Capital CEO John Glencross has been featured in a WealthBriefing article discussing EIS investing outside of London and the South East. The article raised concerns that HMRC figures showed EIS investments are “worryingly underutilised by businesses outside of London and the South East”. John Glencross was asked to comment on the perceived regional imbalance: … Continued

EIS – An Oasis of Calm in Turbulent Times

People often draw attention to the illiquidity of Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) portfolios, but the market wobbles of the past week point to some of the positives of that illiquidity. Because most of the holdings in these portfolios are usually unlisted companies – businesses that are quietly getting on with the job of growing without … Continued