"We were quite limited in terms of time and lacking the knowledge on specific requirements to get SEIS/EIS approval. Johnathan guided us through all the processes and we managed to get the approval in quite a short time and at a very competitive cost. Excellent value for money - I would strongly suggest their service to other startups facing the same challenges than us." Asif Rajani - Regvolution Limited.
The company develops new intelligent software that will empower banks to face theregulatory challenges, by providing software that can detect and suggest corrections and optimizations to capital requirements.
"We had been looking into applying for EIS advance assurance and the whole process seemed very daunting. Johnathan from Sapphire Capital explained the whole process to us and took us through it step by step in a very efficient manner. It was extremely seamless and we were delighted to have found them to help." Ross McDowell - Harty Nutrition Limited.
The company’s principal business is that of innovative health food manufacturing specialising in the production of raw-formed nutritional products for the healthy snacking market. The company’s brand, Origin Clean Protein Bars is an all-natural sports nutrition and healthy snacking brand which currently has a range of naturally positioned ‘real food’ protein bars selling in retail throughout Ireland and online.
"Sapphire led the process for obtaining an EIS/SEIS advance assurance with HMRC for a company where I was one of the founders. They took over the application process and made sure we had the necessary support. Johnathan, was very helpful throughout the entire process and supported us with all the steps on the way - from preparing the business model and filling out all the necessary documents to actually submitting our application and following up with HMRC. Overall, we had a great experience working with Sapphire and would gladly recommend them." Ivo Gueorguiev - Phos Limited.
The company helps to empower merchants to seamlessly integrate payment acceptance with a universe of additional business applications, such as loyalty, vouchers, budgeting, campaign management and analytics all from the comfort of their smart phones.
"We had a great experience preparing EIS forms with Sapphire Capital Partners. I recommend their services to anyone who has a limited time to invest in preparations of all the documents. Responses are quick, and communication is fluid." Medesk Kovalskiy - Vladimir.
The company provides a vertical SaaS platform for private healthcare practices to solve collaboration mess among market players in medical services planning, provision and reimbursement. A solution is delivered from the cloud as an online service to clinics / labs / insurances / patients etc.
"Bondford was time-pressured to secure SEIS/EIS advanced assurance for its prospective investors. Boyd and Johnathan managed to secure that assurance within just 2-weeks and at a cost that was 50% less than our auditors. I would recommend their services." Bondford Group - Henry Vaughan.
The company provides a FX transaction cost analysis service to clients for them to manage all elements of their FX transaction costs. The process starts with uploading the FX transaction data to the Bondford analysis platform, were the data will be analysed and then the Bondford tool will show key FX execution performance metrics and generate reports based on this data.
"Vasiliki was invaluable in assisting us secure advanced assurance for SEIS and EIS. We would recommend her and the team at Sapphire to everyone." LV8Sport - Matt Willcocks.
The company develops, commercializes and operates an online sports player performance measurement platform.
"Having had a number of companies look into our EIS Advanced Assurance, a colleague mentioned using Sapphire Capital; and I'm truly delighted they did. Word Of Mouth is so very powerful in itself, but hearing a glowing report of speed and accuracy was most compelling. In every sense of the word they handled our case with accuracy, speed and complete professionalism. Should anyone ever need to take my word for it, they are more than welcome to call me. Huge thanks all." The Buyer Pool Ltd Trading As UcaDO (The Property Market Place) - Will Tinney.
The Buyer Pool Limited is a marketplace that connects buyers and sellers, lessees and lessors, students and universities to transact a property transaction directly, supported by Trusted Solution Providers (TSPs). The platform allows buyers and sellers to communicate directly with each other, make appointments and access relevant related services when required throughout the transaction. The communication and appointment system sync with your calendar and provides intelligent communication to allow the buyer or seller to be alerted if either party is likely to be delayed for the meeting, with additional functionality being developed to integrate with smart home devices such as Amazons Alexa.
"Boyd was prompt with his actions and extremely helpful in the process of gaining SEIS approval for All Things Ride. Do I recommend Sapphire Capital Partners services? Absolutely!" Al Brown - All Things Ride Limited.
All Things Ride Limited brings clients together to offer community experiences in which the company celebrates achievement. The company bridges the gap between the competitive amateur racer and the sportive rider who relishes the experience alone and gains satisfaction from completing their event. The company proactively engaging clients via unique channels to market and presents events in series and seasonal formats providing a comprehensive gateway to the best sportive events and cycling experiences. All Things Ride is unique in the market, its end of year awards night offers clients a chance to unite with like-minded riders and celebrate achievement.
"Boyd and Johnathan at Sapphire Capital Partners are fantastic to work with. They are reasonable in their pricing approach for small businesses and committed to clients' success. I would highly recommend them for any business owner looking to apply for EIS or for any business critical Company House or HMRC matters." Brian Boroff - Founder & CEO, Adfone, Inc.
Adfone is a mobile advertising platform that changes the economics of mobile phones for consumers, carriers and brands. Mobile users unlock their phones 100+ times a day on average. With Adfone’s ad-based loyalty and monetization platform, carriers and subscribers can monetize these unlocks with advertising. Consumers are willing to engage with relevant and contextual information in exchange for value. Adfone’s platform delivers that value to carriers and original equipment manufacturers. Users accumulate loyalty points for engaging with the platform, which can be redeemed for bill credits, free data and gift cards from leading brands.
"We enjoyed working with the Sapphire team and found the attention we received was very pleasing for what was a very reasonable cost. The Sapphire team have extensive experience in getting start-ups through the EIS process, and know intimately how HMRC assess submissions. We were delighted to have worked with Sapphire to prepare a compliant submission and receive our advance assurance in a straight forward manner." Matthew Harris - GetSetGo! Activity Clubs Limited.
GetSetGo! Activity Clubs will be a group of family activity clubs, initially in London. The premise of the business is to capitalise on the substantial demand for leisure options for families living in London. The company’s clubs will be pay as you go rather than based on a membership model, which the company hopes will make them accessible to a wide demographic.
"I've spoken with many accountancy firms on the SEIS and EIS matters and in my opinion, Sapphire Capital is operating in the most transparent and fair way. Boyd and Johnathan were very supportive and also provided some extra advice when we needed. Even though we had a very unusual situation, Sapphire Capital helped us to successfully obtain the pre-clearance very quickly." Alena Golden - BM Media Limited.
BM Media Limited is that of a recording technology for users to participate in contests and tournaments. The company is a platform that will help to unlock music potential of young people. To date the BattleMe app has over one million users all over the world.
Both seasoned and aspiring musicians use the app to create music, take part in contests and grow their fan base.
"Johnathan of Sapphire was excellent in guiding us through the entire process. Although our holding company is based in the Republic of Ireland Cork, Johnathan made what is a complex process of applying for EIS advance assurance for a non-UK based company straightforward. I genuinely, could not recommend him enough." Tony Duggan - Crossflow Payment Solutions Trading Limited.
Crossflow Payment Solutions Trading Limited (“Crossflow”) Crossflow’s cloud based platform acts as a global intermediary facilitating advance payments of transactions between corporate’s, their suppliers and third-party institutional funding providers. Crossflows platform has been developed to support the key requirements of a low-cost, scalable environment supporting rapid rollout and funds utilization capabilities, alongside the automated reconciliation of transactions.