The Good Deals Pioneers Fund is offering a significant cash investment and an estimated £50,000 business support via the Young Foundation's Accelerator programme. The closing date for applications is Friday 26 October – get involved now to kick-start your start venture.
Investment fund: Village Capital
16 August 2011
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?
Are start-ups eligible for this fund?
Yes– this is for start-ups
What organisational structures are funded (eg CIC/Charity/CLG)?
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:
What proportion of investments are classified high, medium and low risk?
Are audited accounts required?
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?
Do you have a preferred and/or maximum length of investment?