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Investment fund: Village Capital

16 August 2011

 
Fund name
Village Capital London/Hub Venture Labs
 
What areas of the UK does this fund invest in?
All areas & Eurpoe
 
Is this fund sector/asset class specific?
No
 
Are start-ups eligible for this fund?
Yes– this is for start-ups
 
What organisational structures are funded (eg CIC/Charity/CLG)?
For profits
 
What structures does this fund use (e.g. equity/unstructured loan/grant etc)?
A convertable loan, to be repaid or converted to equity
 
What return do you look for from an investment from this fund?
Not specified, but investors are looking at exits
 
What impact do you look for in an investment from this fund?
Any measurable impact
 
Minimum size of deal:
There are two £50,000 investments available
 
Maximum size of deal:
n/a
 
What proportion of investments are classified high, medium and low risk?
Not classified
 
Are audited accounts required?
No
 
Is match funding available?
Not directly but Village Capital is designed to produce outcomes for founders that will be prepare them for further funding of up to£500k within 18 months.
 
Is there maximum and minimum recipient turnover requirements?
No, but applicants must not have previously received any investment over £50,000 
 
Is a percentage of investee income to come from trading?
100%
 
Do you have a preferred and/or maximum length of investment?
Not specified
 
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