highlights
  • Fund is now closed and cannot accept any further subscriptions .
  • Full deployment planned by end of tax year 2020/21.
  • Deployed more than 65% of the funds in a diversed portfolio of 16 companies.
  • More than 50% of investors' subscription has been fully deployed within 12-18 months.
fund overview
Minimum Investment
£25k
Target Return
IRR 20%
AUM £ 3.12m
Deployed £ 2.1m
Minimum Subs. £ 25k
Maximum Subs -
why o2h ventures?
+History in grassroots science

We have a track record of nurturing and investing in emerging life science and tech companies – the o2h ventures team are leaders in the biotech community and have been involved as investors, holding various board/industry positions awe well as being engaged in grassroot scientific activity for over 20 years.

+Evaluation

Since its inception, the o2h group has developed a rigorous process to evaluate its deal flow, particularly regards seed investments. Opportunities come from a wide range of sources, as a result of the o2h group’s extensive network of contacts.

+Access to scientific talents

The team have developed access to some of the most interesting scientific ideas and talent in the UK, achieving a clearly differentiated position through its live working relationships, fostered over many years, working as a discovery services company. This potentially fives o2h ventures earlier access than competitor to some of the most promising companies.

+Business model

The business model identified by o2h ventures gives it an edge both in terms of access to opportunities as well as an understanding of the support they require post investment in terms of incubation. By combining access and incubation we are providing a unique opportunity, reducing investment risk by being deeply involved and the team believe that this will increase Fund’s prospects of making successful exits.

EIS tax relief is very attractive for UK tax payers

You invest £50k

EIS gives you £15k tax relief from HMRC

EIS gives you £25k tax relief from HMRC

COMPANY VALUE DOUBLES

Investment now worth £100k

£50k profit

+ £15k income tax relief

- £10k performance incentive

= £55k net profit

VALUE STAYS THE SAME

Investment still worth £50k

£0 profit

+ £15k income tax relief

- £0 performance incentive

= £15k net profit

COMPANY FAILS

Investment now worth £0

£50k loss

+ £15k income tax relief

+ £15,750 loss relief *

- £0 performance incentive

= £19,250 capital loss

* Loss relief calculated on higher rate tax bracket Worked example is net of any fund fees

portfolio