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John Palace
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Setting up a VC Fund

Post by John Palace » Wed Feb 10, 2016 3:13 am


I'm in the stages of setting up a new VC fund in the UK and was wondering if anyone had any insight as to A) the best visa to apply for and B) if the Tier 1 investor Visa would be applicable (it won't be my personal funds, but they will be under my control for investment).

Thanks for your thoughts in advance!


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Re: Setting up a VC Fund

Post by seasky » Wed Feb 24, 2016 11:07 am

Sounds like T1 Entrepreneur would be for you. The fund itself would be offshore I guess but the management company UK based. most VCs would need £200K to operate over 3 years. Remember you need 2 FT employees but I have not seen many VCs without a PA and an analyst