Investing in start-ups and early stage businesses involves risks, including illiquidity, lack of dividends, loss of investment and dilution. It should be done only as part of a diversified portfolio. Any investments are targeted exclusively at investors who understand the risks of investing in early stage businesses and can make their own investment decisions. Any pitches for investment are not offers to the public.

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BOYD CARSON

Boyd Carson, the founding and managing partner of Sapphire, has nearly 30 years’ experience in the accounting and corporate finance markets, having worked as a Director for PwC LLP’s Transaction Services group in New York. Boyd currently serves on several private and non-profit boards, including companies that invest in green technologies, such as hydro and solar.


Boyd is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, and the 2015 winner of the EISA Rising Star award. Boyd is currently completing a Master’s degree in Finance at Harvard University.

Sapphire is a multi-award-winning firm based in London and Belfast which specialises in SEIS and EIS funds. Sapphire currently manages over fifteen SEIS and EIS funds across a wide variety of sectors, bringing the partners’ expertise in investment management, corporate finance, accounting and taxation to the funds in the most cost-effective way possible. The partnership, founded in 2009, is authorised by the FCA (FRN: 565716) to act as an investment manager. Further details can be found at SapphireCapitalPartners.co.uk.