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Avvio wins Best Use of Technology Award

Avvio have again been recognised for their contribution to cutting edge technology in the hospitality industry after winning the Best Use of Technology Award at the 2018 Serviced Apartment Awards in London. Avvio CEO Frank Reeves “We were presented with the Best Use of Technology accolade at the 2018 Serviced Apartment Awards in London, and I was there … Continued

C4X Discovery announces licensing agreement

Calculus portfolio company C4X discovery, a drug discovery and development company that uses cutting-edge technology to design and create drug candidates, has announced a licensing agreement with Indivior for addiction treatment. The announcement from C4X read as follows: C4X Discovery Holdings plc (AIM: C4XD), a pioneering drug discovery company, today announces that it has signed … Continued

XJump opens 4th site in Ameger, Denmark

Calculus backed trampoline park operator, Xjump, has opened the doors to its newest site in Ameger, Denmark. This represents Xjump’s 3rd site in Denmark and 4th in total, continuing their strategy of expansion across Scandinavia. Lee Mayall, Xjump CEO – “We’re delighted to open this fantastic site in Ameger, Denmark. It represents our 3rd site … Continued

Calculus view on ‘significant’ VCT rule changes

Much attention has been paid to the changes made to EIS investing and understandably so – they represent a step change for the industry.  Less attention, however, has been paid to the changes made to VCT rules, which are far more significant than generally realised and the industry remains in a transition period. Until November … Continued

UK leads the way for start-up investment

This is an exciting time for EIS growth investing – 45 new businesses are born in this country every hour. The UK now launches as many new businesses each year as the USA, despite the population of the US being nearly five times greater. Given the imminent introduction of new legislation, a lot of investors … Continued

Blu Wireless wins government contracts as part of the UK’s 5G strategy

Portfolio company, Blu Wireless, the Bristol based specialist provider wireless networking solutions has been awarded two government contracts for project with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sports (DCMS). As part of the UK’s 5G Strategy, Blu Wireless has successfully secured funding for testbeds that will prove the commercial and public viability of its … Continued

Calculus view on Royal Assent for EIS/VCT reforms

Calculus welcomes measures to focus EIS and VCT investing on genuine growth companies Government action to sharpen the focus of Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and Venture Capital Trust (VCT) investments to ensure the capital goes to entrepreneurial growth companies, has been welcomed by John Glencross, Chief Executive of Calculus Capital, the award-winning EIS and VCT … Continued