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13Jan/140

Maverick Science Investor Jeffrey Epstein Funds the First Humanoids in Berlin


(PRWEB) November 15, 2013

The Huffington Post published “ Maverick Hedge Funder Jeffrey Epstein Funds the First Humanoids in Berlin”.

The Jeffrey Epstein VI Foundation is pleased to announce the innovative new work of Joscha Bach, a young cognitive scientist specializing in Artificial Intelligence. Bach’s latest humanoid venture, titled MicroPsi Project 2, is a software program that creates goals and sensory driven agents in a virtual computer platform.

“The use of a virtual platform to explore the workings of the human brain provides optimal flexibility” science investor Jeffrey Epstein remarked. The exploration of the mind has been a longstanding focus of Jeffrey Epstein. A former board member of Rockefeller University and the Mind, Brain, and Behavior Committee at Harvard University, Epstein still plays an active role in brain institutes around the world.







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10Aug/130

Vestec Secures Equity Investment from Leading Middle Eastern Investor

Waterloo, ON, Canada (PRWEB) June 27, 2013

Vestec, Inc. a leader in powerful Artificial Intelligence technologies, announced today that they have secured a significant equity investment from Prince Mishaal bin Abdullah bin Turki bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud. Prince Mishaal has also joined Vestecs Advisory Board and will help guide Vestecs growth strategy in the Middle East.

Advances in Artificial Intelligence research are creating a powerful paradigm shift in speech technologies across different platforms and languages, said Dr. Fakhri Karray, Vestecs primary Founder and CEO. We are looking forward to leveraging Prince Mishaals deep expertise and strong relationships to facilitate Vestecs growth in the Middle East.

I am very pleased to invest in Vestec and join its Advisory Board, said Prince Mishaal. Consumer awareness and acceptance of speech recognition is growing around the world. Vestec is in an enviable position to make a strong impact on consumer experience with speech products and services by utilizing its unique portfolio of Artificial Intelligence innovations.

About Vestec:

Vestec was founded by a distinguished group of Artificial Intelligence (AI) researchers from Canadas famed University of Waterloo under the chairmanship of Dr. Fakhri Karray, a renowned expert in the field of computational intelligence at Canadas University of Waterloo. Dr. Karray is the University Research Chair Professor in the field of Intelligent Systems as well as the co-Director of the Center for Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI). Vestec solutions enable sophisticated speech-based user interfaces in all major languages across a wide variety of business processes. Unlike traditional speech recognition and semantic understanding technology, Vestecs cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence-based approach significantly reduces time-to-market while increasing semantic accuracy. http://www.vestec.com

About Prince Mishaal bin Abdullah bin Turki bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud:

Prince Mishaal is the Executive Chairman of ZAD Investment Company, a privately controlled family investment vehicle with over a billion dollars in investments worldwide. He has been a professional investor for over 25 years and has executed major transactions in a variety of industries and asset classes. He is also a Senior Advisor to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Prince Mishaal is the second child of Prince Abdullah bin Turki bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud and resides in Saudi Arabia. He holds a Masters degree from the University of Southern California and a PhD in Government from Claremont Graduate School in the United States.

About Dr. Fakhri Karray:

Dr. Karray is a world renowned expert in computational intelligence and founded Vestec to commercialize language understanding technologies developed under his supervision at Canadas famed University of Waterloo. He is the University Research Chair Professor in the field of Intelligent Systems at the University of Waterloo as well as the co-Director of the Center for Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI) Laboratories, a world renowned research center in the field of Intelligent Systems. He has written over 300 scientific papers, holds 14 US patents, has supervised more than seventy Masters, Doctoral and post-Doctoral researchers, and authored a seminal textbook in the field of Soft Computing. He has also chaired numerous international scientific conferences, received several national and international awards for his work in the field of computational intelligence, and advised some of Canadas leading corporations and entrepreneurs on technology development. He holds a PhD in Systems and Control from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in the US as well as a BSc and MSc in Electrical Engineering from University of Tunis in Tunisia. He is a fluent speaker of Arabic, French, and English.

About Waterloo:

Waterloo Region is Canadas premier technology hub. It is home to nearly 1,000 technology companies, generating more than $ 25 billion in annual revenues, and employing over 30,000 people. It hosts research centers of major international technology firms such as Google, Microsoft, Oracle, Intel, RIM, Open Text, Agfa, Sybase, McAfee, Desire2Learn and Electronic Arts. There are more than 550 startups and three business incubators for commercializing research. Taken together, the cluster represents competency in everything from software development, digital media, mobile and wireless, to advanced manufacturing, robotics, aerospace and defense, to clean and biotech, health, IT services and telecom.

The University of Waterloo plays a pivotal role in fostering cutting-edge research and technological innovation in the Waterloo Region and beyond. It has been ranked as Canadas most innovative university and has the largest co-op program in the world. Its Engineering Faculty and Computer Science and Mathematics departments are among the largest in North America. University professors and students retain all rights to intellectual property developed by them. A quarter of the Canadian IT spinoffs trace their origins to the incubator programs at University of Waterloo.

Contact: Mr. Zuhair Khan, CFO

zuhair(at)vestec(dot)com

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22Aug/120

Z80 Labs Technology Incubator, Grand Opening Monday, July 23, Featuring Famed Venture Investor Fred Wilson (Twitter, Tumblr, Foursquare)


Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) June 20, 2012

Softbank Capital, The Buffalo News, Campus Labs, PC Business Solutions and Synacor are joining forces to change the way Buffalo and Western New York think about technologyforever, by sponsoring the Z80 Labs Technology Incubator, launching Monday, July 23 at The Buffalo News building in Downtown Buffalo. Media activities and the official power up, including a special session with famed investor Fred Wilson, will occur July 23-24.

Z80 Labs mission is to serve as a catalyst, transforming Buffalo and Western New York into a technology hotbed. By creating an environment that gives entrepreneurs exposure to industry leaders typically available only in New York City or Silicon Valley, Z80 Labs will kick-start entrepreneur-driven tech businesses within an accelerated environment, bolstering the local economy. Each incubator participant will be assigned at least one mentor, dedicated to them and their burgeoning company. Z80 Labs concentration will be digital media, mobile and Net-based companies, providing valuable support across a wide range of service areas to help Buffalo-based entrepreneurs grow into self-sustaining businesses.

By creating Z80 Labs, were kick-starting the best technology concepts in the Buffalo area, said Jordan Levy, co-founder of Z80 Labs as well as co-founder of Seed Capital Partners LLC, partner at Softbank Capital and chairman of the board, Synacor. Buffalo offers an incomparable quality of life, and were lucky to have some of the best and brightest talent here. With Z80 Labs serving as an innovation center, well ensure that talent stays in Western New York, developing and delivering their next-gen tech businesses.

Ron Schreiber, co-founder of Z80 Labs and partner at Softbank Capital said, Weve been fortunate to have built two immensely successful companies here in WNY and hope we can inspire others to stay in the Buffalo-area and build great tech companies right here in our home town.

Z80 Labs will be funded by Softbank Capital, Levy and Schreiber, with additional funding from SCP Incubator LLC via a $ 4 million Innovate NY grant provided by Governor Cuomo through ESD. Corporate support in services and personnel will be provided by The Buffalo News, Campus Labs, PC Business Solutions and Synacor. Additional corporate sponsors will be added in the future.

The Z80 Labs Investment Committee will serve as a selection committee, meeting regularly to review and accept top applicants. The founding committee is Jordan Levy; Ron Schreiber; David Kimelberg, CEO of Seneca Development Corporation; Ron Frankel, president and CEO of Synacor; and Eric Reich, co-founder and CEO of StudentVoice.

Through their extensive professional network, the managing partners and sponsors will recruit industry experts to host special events, teach classes and conduct review sessions with Z80 Labs companies. Several luminaries already have committed to the incubator including Fred Wilson, Union Square Ventures; Brad Feld, Foundry Group; Bijan Sabet, Spark Capital; Eric Hippeau, Lerer Ventures; Roger Ehrenberg, IA Ventures; Woody Benson, Prism VentureWorks; Mo Kaufman, Spark Capital; Jonah Peretti, Buzzfeed and co-founder of The Huffington Post; Jordan Cooper, Hyperpublic; Dan Porter, OMGPOP; Mark Pincus, Zynga; Gary Ginsberg, Time Warner; Mike Perlis, Forbes Media; Jim Spanfeller, Spanfeller Media Group; and Andrew Siegel, Advance Newhouse.

Z80 Labs will be an important milestone in the development of emerging technology, and has the potential to be the Y Combinator, General Assembly or TechStars of the Buffalo area, said Ron Frankel, Synacor CEO (NASDAQ: SYNC). Its no secret Synacor stands to benefit from attracting and retaining top tech talent in Buffalo. By creating an entrepreneurial environment where participants can thrive and learn from some of the most successful names in technology, Z80 Labs stands to ignite Buffalos Net-based tech sector.

The first companies selected for Z80 Labs will be announced July 23-24 during Z80 Labs official grand opening or power up. For more information or specifics about how to apply to Z80 Labs, please visit Z80Labs.com.

About Z80 Labs

Z80 Labs, launched in summer 2012, is Buffalos first Internet-focused technology incubator, providing entrepreneurs the ability to build new and innovative tech companies in Buffalo, New York. Startups invited to locate in Z80 Labs are given a wide array of services including office space, tech support, collaboration tools, weekly education programs, specifically-assigned mentorship teams, access to the Z80 Speaker Series, amenities and infrastructure from local companies, as well as expert advice from renowned industry advisors. Z80 Labs is funded by Softbank Capital, with additional funding from SCP Incubator via a grant from New York State and ESD. Corporate support is being provided by The Buffalo News, Campus Labs, PC Business Solutions, and Synacor. Z80 Labs is located in The Buffalo News headquarters in downtown Buffalo.







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3Aug/120

Cleantech Renaissance: Ardour Capitals Invite-Only 10th Energy Technology Conference Draws its Largest Institutional investor Attendance Ever


New York, NY (PRWEB) June 06, 2012

Ardour Capital Investments LLC, the leading research and investment banking institution with a sole focus on Alternative and Renewable Energy Technologies, has assembled 36 exciting and innovative sustainable public and private companies for Ardour's 10th Annual Energy Technology Conference, which will take place on June 7th and 8th at Chadbourne & Parkes office at 30 Rockefeller Center, New York.

New York State Governor George E. Pataki will open the conference which will include featured speakers Mr. Bryan Garcia, President of the Connecticut Clean Energy Finance and Investment Authority, Jigar Shah, founder of Sun Edison and Mark MacCracken immediate former Chairman of the US Green Buildings Council and current CEO of Calmac.

But the real stars are the CEOs and CFOs of the 36 companies (25 public, 11 private) operating in the energy efficiency, distributed generation, bioenergy, and environmental sectors who will present to a large cross section of institutional investors seeking clean tech companies with proven sustainable value propositions. The conference format of strict company and investor only participation has, over the years, created a pragmatic setting for lively deal financing discussion.

About Ardour Capital

Ardour Capital Partners, LLC is the parent Company of Ardour Capital Investments, LLC, a registered broker-dealer and member of FINRA/SIPC, and Ardour Global Indexes, LLC.

Founded in 2002, Ardour Capital is the leading research and investment-banking firm exclusively focused on energy technology, alternative energy and power, and clean and renewable technologies. Ardour Capital publishes in-depth company coverage and industry-specific research. Ardour Capital offers private and public companies a full range of corporate finance, investment banking and capital market services. Ardour Global Indexes is a family of pure play alternative energy indexes that is the primary measure of cleantech equity performance

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17Apr/110

Tech Laboratories Announces Investor Conference Call on May 31 to Discuss Milestone Acquisition Agreement for Second Biodiesel Product Line: CEO to Spotlight Acquisition of Renewal Fuels and Agreement to Acquire Biodiesel Solutions to Capitalize on Burgeoning Alternative Energy Sector

Tech Laboratories Announces Investor Conference Call on May 31 to Discuss Milestone Acquisition Agreement for Second Biodiesel Product Line: CEO to Spotlight Acquisition of Renewal Fuels and Agreement to
Acquire Biodiesel Solutions to Capitalize on Burgeoning Alternative
Energy Sector











SPARKS, Nev. (PRWEB) June 7, 2007

    Tech Laboratories also recently announced the completed acquisition of Renewal Fuels, producer of a portable biodiesel processor that empowers consumers with the ability to produce their own fuel from waste material. The FuelMeister can produce 80 gallons of biodiesel per day from waste vegetable oil collected from restaurant deep fat fryers at an average cost of $ 0.85 per gallon.

"Tech Laboratories has entered a period of growth that we believe will continue to build value for our shareholders," said John King, Chief Executive Officer of Tech Laboratories. "I invite all present and potential investors to dial in to get a better understanding of why we are so confident that we can sustain this aggressive growth well into the future."

Tech Laboratories is seeking to roll up green technologies focused on generating biofuel from feed-stocks that do not negatively impact the nation's food supply. Specific technologies currently being investigated allow production of biofuels from non-food sources including waste vegetable oil, feedstock that can be grown on set-aside land, inedible oils (such as jatropha and algae), wood waste, municipal solid waste and coal fines.

Tech Laboratories is establishing relationships with several additional biofuel entities with projects, products and technologies at various stages of development. Each of these companies is in a business that meets Tech Laboratories' corporate mission. The Company's seasoned management is actively negotiating strategic relationships as a means to continue building shareholder value.

Callers within the United States can access the conference call by calling 800-230-1093; when prompted tell the operator you would like to connect to the "Tech Laboratories conference call." International callers can dial 612-332-0228. An online audio web simulcast of the call will also be accessible at http://www.trilogy-capital.com/tcp/tech.

About Tech Laboratories

Tech Laboratories is an emerging greentech company monetizing waste from modern consumerism to feed America's demand for energy. The Company is establishing its position in what many believe to be the largest economic opportunity of the 21st Century -- a sustainable solution to the world's $ 5 trillion addiction to oil consumption.

A key component of Tech Laboratories' high-growth business model is the augmentation of core operations and assets through strategic partnerships and opportunistic acquisitions in the burgeoning biofuels industry. The Company's management team and Board of Directors believes that increasing political and social responsiveness, combined with exciting developments in biofuel technology, has created an unprecedented environment for organic growth as well as growth through acquisitions.

The management of Tech Laboratories is establishing relationships with various biofuel entities with projects, products, and technologies at various stages of development. Each of these companies is in a business that meets Tech Laboratories' corporate mission. The Company's management is actively negotiating strategic relationships as a means to continue building shareholder value. To learn more visit http://www.tech-laboratories.com and http://www.renewalfuels.com.

For investor-specific information and resources, visit http://www.trilogy-capital.com/tcp/tech.

To view current stock quotes and news, visit http://www.trilogy-capital.com/tcp/tech/quote.html.

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This press release includes statements that may constitute forward-looking statements, usually containing the words "believe," "estimate," "project," "expect," or similar expressions. These statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements inherently involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements. Factors that would cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to, continued acceptance of the Company's products and services in the marketplace, competitive factors, dependence upon third-party vendors, availability of capital and other risks detailed in the Company's periodic report filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. By making these forward-looking statements, the Company undertakes no obligation to update these statements for revisions or changes after the date of this release.





















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6Apr/110

Tech Laboratories Details Strategy in New Investor Fact Sheet: Company Details Plan to Capitalize on High-Growth Revenue Opportunities in Alternative Energy Sector

Tech Laboratories Details Strategy in New Investor Fact Sheet: Company Details Plan to Capitalize on High-Growth Revenue
Opportunities in Alternative Energy Sector











SPARKS, Nev. (PRWEB) June 7, 2007

    Tech Laboratories is seeking to roll up green technologies focused on generating biofuel from feed-stocks that do not negatively impact the nation's food supply, according to the new Investor Fact Sheet. Specific technologies currently being investigated allow production of biofuels from non-food sources including waste vegetable oil, feedstock that can be grown on set-aside land, inedible oils (such as jatropha and algae), wood waste, municipal solid waste and coal fines.

"We have developed this Investor Fact Sheet to summarize the fundamentals of our strategic vision and to provide investors with the pertinent information they need to understand why we are so excited about Tech Laboratories' potential for growth," said John King, Chief Executive Officer of Tech Laboratories. "We have already finalized one major acquisition with Renewal Fuels and we plan to continue rolling up alternative energy companies to accelerate our revenue streams and to build significant shareholder value."

Tech Laboratories recently acquired Renewal Fuels, producer of a portable biodiesel processor, the FuelMeister, which empowers consumers with the ability to produce their own fuel from waste material. The FuelMeister can produce 80 gallons of biodiesel per day from waste vegetable oil collected from restaurant deep fat fryers at an average cost of $ 0.85 per gallon.

The management of Tech Laboratories is establishing relationships with several additional biofuel entities with projects, products and technologies at various stages of development. Each of these companies is in a business that meets Tech Laboratories' corporate mission. Our seasoned management is actively negotiating strategic relationships as a means to continue building shareholder value.

To read or download Tech Lab's new Investor Fact Sheet, please visit http://www.trilogy-capital.com/tcp/tech/factsheet.html.

About Tech Laboratories

Tech Laboratories is an emerging greentech company closing the loop between modern consumerism and America's insatiable demand for energy. The Company is establishing its position in what many believe to be the largest economic opportunity of the 21st Century -- a sustainable solution to the world's $ 5 trillion addiction to oil consumption.

A key component of Tech Laboratories' high-growth business model is the augmentation of core operations and assets through strategic partnerships and opportunistic acquisitions in the burgeoning biofuels industry. The Company's management team and Board of Directors believes that increasing political and social responsiveness, combined with exciting developments in biofuel technology, has created an unprecedented environment for organic growth as well as growth through acquisitions.

The management of Tech Laboratories is establishing relationships with various biofuel entities with projects, products, and technologies at various stages of development. Each of these companies is in a business that meets Tech Labs' corporate mission. Tech Laboratories' management is actively negotiating strategic relationships as a means to continue building shareholder value. To learn more visit http://www.tech-laboratories.com and http://www.renewalfuels.com.

For investor-specific information and resources, visit http://www.trilogy-capital.com/tcp/tech.

To view current stock quotes and news, visit http://www.trilogy-capital.com/tcp/tech/quote.html.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release includes statements that may constitute forward-looking statements, usually containing the words "believe," "estimate," "project," "expect," or similar expressions. These statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements inherently involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements. Factors that would cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to, continued acceptance of the Company's products and services in the marketplace, competitive factors, dependence upon third-party vendors, availability of capital and other risks detailed in the Company's periodic report filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. By making these forward-looking statements, the Company undertakes no obligation to update these statements for revisions or changes after the date of this release.





















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5Mar/110

Technology Stocks News Aggregator ‘Tech Investor News’ Goes Live – Always-updating Website Delivers Complete Tech Sector News Aggregation

Technology Stocks News Aggregator 'Tech Investor News' Goes Live - Always-updating Website Delivers Complete Tech Sector News Aggregation













San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 28, 2009

Tech Investor News (http://www.techinvestornews.com), a website that delivers total news aggregation for technology investors, goes live today.

Tech Investor News is designed to be the definitive source for tech sector financial news. It is also a gateway to a network of company-specific news aggregators for the top 20 technology stocks: AAPL, GOOG, MSFT, INTC, IBM, HPQ, RIMM, CSCO, ORCL, DELL, QCOM, AMD, AMAT, ADBE, EMC, PALM, YHOO, EBAY, AMZN, and NOK.

"Tech Investor News is the single aggregation source for investors who want all their technology sector news in one, always-updating website," says Frank Cioffi, founder, editor and publisher. "It is a vertical aggregator built for professionals, businesspeople and the uber-enthusiast, audiences who need more than just the top stories on a given day."

Tech Investor News uses a process called Intelligent News Search, which uses complex filters to place headlines into relevant and useful categories. Our main TIN site aggregates headlines from thousands of sources into 16 categories including The Internet, Semiconductors, Hardware, Software, Mobile & Wireless, The Cloud, Consumer Tech & Gadgets and others.

Human editors continually update and refine the search filters that drive the site's news selection engine, making the results more accurate than 100% automated aggregators. Headlines are always updating, all day, every day. The sites auto-refresh every 15 minutes.

Company-specific News Aggregators: Tech Investor News also offers 20 company-specific news aggregation sites for the top technology stocks, providing investors and professionals with a complete news drill-down. Each company site also clusters headlines into categories. Apple Investor News, for example, has 23 news categories including AAPL Analysts, Rumors + Industry Dialogue, Apple iPod + iPhone, Apple Mac Computers, Steve Jobs, Apple vs. Microsoft and others.

"Tech Investor News has figured out how to make news aggregation sites that are really relevant and comprehensive," says David Bunnell, technology entrepreneur, founder of Macworld and PC World, and former chairman of Upside Media. "It presents it all in a way that makes complete sense to me. I've been investing in Apple stock for years and can't imagine how I did it without the use of this fantastic resource."

The TIN news filtering engine has been improved for greater accuracy from our beta sites. The sites have also been redesigned so headlines are more readable. There's also a pop-article feature so visitors can preview a news story by placing their cursor over a headline.

Tech Investor News was founded by Frank Cioffi, a former broadcast journalist and marketing communications veteran who specializes in technology media and media relations. Tech Investor News is based in Marin County, California.

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23Jan/110

Highgate Associates Launch Second Investor Fee Free EIS Fund

Highgate Associates Launch Second Investor Fee Free EIS Fund












Andrew Muir Chairman Highgate Tech Fund


(PRWeb UK) November 17, 2010

Highgate Associates and Enterprise Corporate Finance today announces the availability of its second EIS Fund (Highgate Tech Fund 2) that is designed to maximise value for investors and investee companies. The fund is open to sophisticated investors who have a minimum of £5K to invest and who are looking to enhance their investment portfolio with exposure to high growth UK High Tech businesses with the ‘famous five’ EIS tax breaks.

Highgate Tech Fund 2 is different on many counts, the main one is that it reforms the way that fees are charged, it is ‘investor fee free’. Unlike most EIS funds, Highgate Tech Fund 2 ensures that the full value of investor funds receives 100% EIS relief, compared to the standard industry procedure to net off initial charges plus a further 17.5% or soon to be 20% VAT which could add up to 15% or so of investors’ funds. Investors in the Highgate Tech Fund 2 will obtain 100% tax relief on the full value of their investment and 100% of their money is put to work.

Secondly, Highgate and its principals don’t take fund management salaries and have an established and successful track record of investing their own money - this team builds profitable businesses, globally. The fund managers are experts in the technology field, with more than 25 years each of high tech company experience. Highgate Tech Fund 2 managers have established, grown and exited a number of high tech businesses between them.

The Highgate Tech Fund 2 offers a different and more rewarding experience for the investee businesses, as well as the potential for better results for investors and companies alike. In addition to their expertise, the fund managers offer investee companies a helping hand with financial management, marketing and, where needed, senior level management. This helps to ensure that the investee companies grow and meet the financial targets using the funding that is provided to them to the maximum benefit. In short, Highgate Tech Fund 2 will help formative technology businesses with good ideas to realise their potential more quickly.

Highgate is prepared to put its money where its mouth is by way of its incentive to deliver strong performance to investors. Before Highgate Tech Fund 2 takes any profits, it will have had to deliver a minimum of 6% annualised return to investors. The fund will be managed completely transparently ensuring that Investors are kept informed about the performance of their investments regularly.

Susan Phillips, Director General, EIS Association says “I am delighted to continue working with the Highgate team in launching the HG Tech Fund 2. To my mind, the ethos of this Fund represents the intended sentiment behind the Enterprise Investment Scheme, one of fostering and encouraging private sector investment into growing British companies. It is not just about successfully spotting a winning technology but understanding its market and working alongside the management to get ahead of the competition and drive the companies forward.”

Andrew Muir, CEO Highgate Associates and Chair of the fund comments “Highgate Tech Fund1 got us off to a good start and we have been delighted by the response to it from the investment community. Highgate Tech Fund 2 builds on the successes of the first fund and investors will benefit from even greater tax efficiency and the commitment we make to investing 100% of their funds into the best tech businesses.”

The Highgate Tech Fund 2 is open now for investment and has its initial close on the 31st January 2011. The portfolio will aim for a spread across a number of investee companies and to be fully invested as quickly as possible so that investors can claim their EIS tax relief promptly. The Fund is looking to deliver a return to investors within a three to five year investment window, with a roll-over opportunity to maximise the IHT and CGT potential. The Fund is advised by Enterprise Corporate Finance, established in 1992 to advise EIS companies and with significant expertise in the sector.

The Highgate Tech Fund 2 will be formally launched at the VCT & EIS Investor Forum on the 23rd November, held in The Kings Fund, Cavendish Square. See http://www.angelnews.co.uk for more information.

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