Blackfinch Group

Investment specialists working towards a more sustainable world

Blackfinch Group

Upcoming Events and Online Content

We have a mixture of upcoming events, live webinars as well as on-demand content that you can enjoy at your convenience.

Blackfinch Property: Upcoming Events

  • 14-17 March 2023: MIPIM
  • 16-18 May 2023: UKREiiF
  • 14 June 2023: Exhibiting at NACFB Commercial Finance Expo
  • September 2023: B&C Awards
  • 3-4 October 2023: Exhibiting at the CISI Financial Planning Conference
  • November 2023: NACFB Awards
  • 10 November 2023: Exhibiting at Finance Professional Show

On Demand webinar​s

Missed one of our webinars? Don’t worry, we have saved a range of on demand content here for you to watch back at a convenient time, or to share with your teams.​

Nothing Ventured Nothing Gained: driving returns through innovative EIS and VCT investing

Thursday 16th February, 2023

Dr Reuben Wilcock, Head of Blackfinch Ventures, shared his insights on how an innovative investment process can help drive returns.​

Current portfolio company founders Leo Scott Smith & Marcus Ginn joined him to describe how they've been generating growth in a downturn. Watch here

Tax planning ideas for VCT and EIS: A CPD-qualifying webinar from Blackfinch

Thursday 9th March, 2023

Dominique Butters helps uncover opportunities where a VCT or an EIS investment may help your clients achieve their investment objectives.

Examples include: Reducing pension problems once you reach the lifetime allowance and deferring and mitigating Capital Gains Tax. Watch here

Fearless Founders series

Dr Reuben Wilcock, Head of Blackfinch Ventures, sat down with some of the founders behind our portfolio of innovative technology companies and explored the inspiration and grit behind their success.​

From cutting-edge AI, safety wearables to property technology, we'll dive into the stories, challenges and insights of these entrepreneurs.​

James Lynn, CEO and Founder of Currensea

Our first episode features James Lynn, CEO and Founder of Currensea; the UK's first direct debit travel card.​

Learn about his journey including:

• The origin story of Currensea.
• The early stages of Currensea after Covid.
• Currensea’s yearly growth.

Watch here

Gemma McCall, Founder of Culture Shift

This episode features Gemma McCall, Founder of Culture Shift; an online reporting platform giving organisations the insight they need to monitor and prevent bullying and harassment in educational institutions and workplaces.

Watch the episode below to learn about her journey including:

• Benefits of seed investment.
• Building a start-up team.

Watch here

Leo Scott Smith, Founder of Tended

This episode features Leo Scott Smith Founder of Tended; geofencing technology, wearables and artificial intelligence to help keep your teams out of harm’s way.

Watch the episode below to learn about their journey including:

• How to pivot successfully as a start-up.
• The biggest challenges facing the Safety & wearable industry.

Watch here

Jay Shen, Founder of Transreport

This episode features Jay Shen, Founder of Transreport; a technology company that improves the travel experience for all types of customers.

Watch the episode below to learn about their journey including:

• How a conversation with a wheelchair user gave Jay the idea.
• The challenges he faced in bringing his vision to life.

Watch here