Mark Payton, managing director of Mercia Fund Management, explains why the venture capital firm is campaigning to increase the level of seed funding and guidance for start-ups and spin-outs.

With increased interest in tax-efficient Seed Enterprise Investment Schemes (SEIS), the debate continues regarding whether £150,000 per start-up is enough to develop an early stage business in today’s economy. But for university spin-outs that are innovators first and business people second, are investors doing all they can to help these start-ups to succeed? Since its…

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