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Vasiliki Carson

Vasiliki Carson

As a partner at Sapphire Capital Partners LLP, Vasiliki specialises in managing EPUTS and funds. She also prepares SEIS and EIS advance assurance applications, R&D tax credit claims, investor documentation and financial models for clients. Prior to co-founding Sapphire Capital, Vasiliki worked for top tier financial institutions in Tokyo and New York. Contact her by email at vasiliki@sapphirecapitalpartners.co.uk.

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The benefits of women in venture capital

  "To judge a person's capability by gender is like judging a man's intelligence by the amount of ha...
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2020 outlook on EIS for film: the empire strikes back

  According to the May 2019 HMRC statistics, £1.9 billion was raised via EIS during the 2017-18 tax ...
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Pensions and EIS, revisited

  It was shocking to see this past week's pension strikes in France turn into violent protests. Acco...
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Have you registered to attend the Women in Venture Capital panel discussion?

  The EIS Association's  "Ready, Steady, Grow" Belfast event is going to be taking place this Thursd...
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How to value companies for SEIS / EIS investment

  Steinway & Sons have been making the world's finest pianos for over 160 years, and their instrumen...
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Sapphire Capital Partners shortlisted as finalists in the 2019 Growth Investor Awards

.   The following is a press release from Growth Investor Awards: GROWTH INVESTOR PRESS RELEASE: "Sa...
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SEIS/EIS exit considerations

In discussions with clients, I make it a point to stress the primary purpose of the Enterprise Inves...
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How SEIS/EIS companies should be preparing for Brexit

  With this week's news of the EU Withdrawal Agreement failing to secure support in Parliament, the ...
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Sapphire Capital Partners LLP signed the Women in Finance Charter

I am excited to announce that we have signed the Women in Finance Charter, which is a formal pledge ...
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Autumn Statement 2018 - SEIS and EIS considerations

  This blog could be the last ever to be written about the 2018 Autumn Statement.  I apologise for t...
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You are invited to the 2018 EISA "Ready, Steady, Grow" Belfast event!

Once again we are excited to be hosting the 2018 EIS Association's  "Ready, Steady, Grow" Belfast ev...
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SEIS/EIS for film - is it still possible?

It is five months since the latest SEIS/EIS rules were enacted (see our prior blog “Autumn Statement...
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Brexit: Three points for every start

The stickiest point in the Brexit considerations is, arguably, the question of the Irish border, bei...
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Four key changes to SEIS & EIS you now need to be aware of

The EIS changes initially announced in the 2017 Autumn Statement have now passed into law with the g...
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MiFID II rules for investment advisory fees

As MiFID II is now in force and compliance with the new regulations is on everyone's minds, entrepre...
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Autumn Statement 2017 - SEIS and EIS implications

Today's Autumn Statement 2017 gave positive news for the patient capital sector and a vote of confid...
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3 reasons why you should attend the "Ready, Steady, Grow" Belfast event

Speaking on behalf of the team here at Sapphire, we are excited to be hosting, alongside GBI Magazin...
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Issuing SEIS and EIS shares - 4 key considerations

So, you successfully obtained SEIS and EIS advance assurance from HMRC and successfully raised your ...
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EU State Aid rules and the Enterprise Investment Scheme

The word “Entrepreneur” originates from French, and was first used by the economist Jean-Baptiste Sa...
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Autumn Statement 2016 Implications for SEIS, EIS, and SITR

We were eagerly awaiting to hear the 2016 Autumn Statement in order gain some insight as to how the ...
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