Simon Porter: Why founders are the key ingredient to VCT investment

Passion and committment

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The Covid-19 pandemic did not stop 770,000 new businesses from being registered throughout 2020. Here Simon Porter explores why the entrepreneurs' passion and commitment is all-important to VCT investors

Venture capital trusts (VCTs) give investors the opportunity to share in the growth of some of Britain's most exciting and entrepreneurial smaller companies. Investing in a VCT helps these companies to create jobs, prosperity and economic growth. It is not surprising to see that 770,000 new businesses were registered throughout 2020. The UK has a fantastic entrepreneurial culture, and whilst Covid has created difficulties for many businesses, the disruption it has brought has also presented a wealth of opportunities and provided a catalyst for new ones to start. As venture capital inv...

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