Simon King, Octopus Ventures EIS

Octopus Ventures EIS Fund launched in 2020-21 and is managed by the same team as Octopus Titan VCT – a portfolio with four unicorns (>$1bn companies) and exits to the likes of Amazon, Microsoft, Twitter, Snapchat and Etsy under its belt.

We talk to Simon King, partner at Octopus Ventures, who explains in this video how the aim for the EIS service is the same as for the VCT – to back pioneering founders in billion-pound markets – but in a much more concentrated portfolio. That's ambitious and, as he says, there will be failures along the way. Watch the interview to learn more…

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