Haatching the future of UK companies
Award-winning Investors in early stage companies through Haatch Angel, SEIS and EIS Funds.
The SEIS Fund invests in the earliest stages of a company’s journey by helping founders scale from the beginning. The Fund enables investors to invest at the start of a company’s lifecycle in a diversified portfolio of 10-15 companies. Investors can claim up to 50% income tax relief.
The EIS Fund invests in early stage companies which require funding to accelerate growth. Each tranche has a diversified portfolio of 4-6 companies which are highly scalable and disruptive. Investors can claim up to 30% income tax relief.
The Follow On EIS Fund offers investors the opportunity to back the top-performing companies from the existing Haatch portfolio that are looking to scale. Each tranche has a diversified portfolio of 4-6 companies, while benefiting from up to 30% income tax relief.
Haatch is an investment business backing early-stage growth focused digital companies. Founded by Scott Weavers-Wright and Fred Soneya in 2013 as an angel co-investment joint venture under the “Haatch Angel” brand. Haatch Ventures was born in September 2018 and was excited to welcome Simon Penson (founder of Zazzle Media) and Mark Bennett (VP for Android GTM for Google) as partners. Since then it has successfully launched Haatch EIS Funds in 2018 and Haatch SEIS Funds in 2021.
Digital is a key growth driver across many industries. Haatch is therefore able to remain broad in sectors yet focused on the most transformative businesses. Haatch uses its significant venture capital relationships to help provide the portfolio with funding, as well as leveraging its business relationships and brand to provide portfolio businesses with support from product development to marketing to FTSE 100 introductions.
You should consult the HMRC website or a tax adviser for the most up to date information.
Investors may claim income tax relief on amounts invested into SEIS & EIS qualifying companies.
No Capital Gains Tax on the disposal of shares which have been held for at least 3 years.
Losses incurred from an investment in EIS-qualifying shares qualify for loss relief offset against income tax.
SEIS & EIS shares qualify for 100% Inheritance Tax exemption after a holding period of 2 years.