Our model aims to maximise return potential and mitigate risk.
- The UK startup market revealed that it sees an average annual growth rate of 28%.
- A diverse portfolio of at least 50 companies stands a greater chance of replicating market growth.
- Our network of super angels means we get access to the best deals around.
- Eligible investors can claim generous EIS tax reliefs.
- We target returns of £3.50 on each £1 invested.
- Our fees are 52% lower than average.
Our startups are hand-picked by market-beating angels.
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What is Access EIS?
Read our fund brochure for everything you need to know about Access, which includes a full explanation of our innovative co-investment model to our fees, and instructions on how to invest.
We only invest in the most promising startups.
We invest across all sectors and co-invest early in companies brought to us by our hand-picked network of angel investors with an average IRR of 42%. Some of our portfolio companies can be seen below.See other startups we've invested in
Meet the team
We are a team comprised of experts in data science, finance and the startup ecosystem, with a far-reaching network of the best-performing angel investors in Britain and a portfolio of exciting startups. Click the portraits of our key team members for more information.
CEO Graham Schwikkard has over a decade of experience with data science and working with large datasets. He has a fascination with the dynamics of the startup investment network and after coming across the Companies House dataset in 2017, he spent many hours designing much of the analysis behind the Access Fund. Graham would like to see Access become a vehicle for delivering efficient capital throughout the network, and increase the odds of the system producing more Unicorns and economic growth. Prior to working at SyndicateRoom, Graham spent seven years as a management consultant, and has significant experience of helping companies develop market strategies and optimise business models. He also has in-depth technical expertise, focused on maximising efficiency.
Miruna works alongside top angel investors to find, co-invest into, and further support the next generation of bold entrepreneurs. At SR, she aims to invest in 50+ startups a year through data-driven superangel fund, Access EIS. She has previously worked with hundreds of startups, grown and managed an extensive community of partners, and launched a product to increase access to capital and connect entrepreneurs with the most relevant strategic investors for them – from angels and family offices to VCs and corporates.
After completing his MBA in Cambridge, Tom co-founded SyndicateRoom to give a wider audience access to venture capital investment. As co-founder, Tom works across all aspects of the business, with an emphasis on product development and marketing strategy, and as much direct contact with our super angels and investors as possible. He enjoys being plugged into the wider industry and sits on the board of the UK Business Angel Association. He also hosts SyndicateRoom’s Angel Insights podcast, interviewing key industry figures. Prior to founding SyndicateRoom, Tom was Product Manager at TheTrainline, where he headed up the launch of its mobile applications.
Head of Clients & Investments
Fran has six years’ investment experience and in-depth knowledge of a wide range of sectors, including life sciences, e-commerce and film. She has significant experience negotiating fair investment terms, managing due-diligence processes and EIS documentation, as well as client relations. Since she joined SyndicateRoom as its first employee in 2013, Fran has overseen more than 200 early-stage funding-round transactions, leading sales, legal and deal-analysis teams. She has also been instrumental in building the business and co-creating a strong, supportive culture. She is a regular panel speaker and presenter, and her investment commentary has attracted media coverage in The Telegraph, The Times and CityAM. Fran read Psychology at the University of Cambridge and has a post-graduate diploma in Law.