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Companies we’re backing through Octopus Future Generations VCT

Hear from some of the founders.

Listen to the founder of Ufonia, Nick de Pennington, one of the first companies we backed.

Companies we’re backing through Octopus Future Generations VCT

Hear from some of the founders.

Listen to the founder of Ufonia, Nick de Pennington, one of the first companies we backed.

Backing companies that are shaping a better future

Octopus Future Generations VCT backs businesses across three investment themes:

Building a sustainable planet

Businesses aiming to reduce carbon emissions, protect a range of ecosystems, or create a circular economy that removes waste.

Empowering people

These business aim to improve access to digital learning or provide valuable cybersecurity solutions.

Revitalising healthcare

Creation of software that are making
healthcare services more efficient or
building platforms to address
health concerns like insomnia or
addiction.

Backing companies that are shaping a better future

Octopus Future Generations VCT backs businesses across three investment themes:

Building a sustainable planet

Businesses aiming to reduce carbon emissions, protect a range of ecosystems, or create a circular economy that removes waste.

Empowering people

Improving access to digital learning, aiming to make financial advice available to the masses or providing valuable cybersecurity solutions.

Revitalising healthcare

Creation of software that are making
healthcare services more efficient or
building platforms to address
health concerns like insomnia or
addiction.

Our recent investments

Inflow

Inflow is a digital therapeutics company that is addressing the needs of people who have neurological differences and, in particular, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The app offers personalized, curated, behavioural therapy led programmes as well as the option of one-to-one coaching and a community support platform.

Oto Health

Oto has developed an app that provides access to affordable, digital Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to help reduce the effects of tinnitus. Oto’s approach uses simple but specially developed techniques that make the process much lower cost, creating a global, scalable market.

Phlux

Phlux is developing high-performance infrared sensors that will dramatically improve the performance of laser rangefinders, LIDAR, fibre sensing and imaging systems operating at wavelengths from 1000 nm to 1700 nm.

Kita

Kita is a carbon insurance specialist bridging the insurance and carbon markets. It provides a bespoke portfolio of carbon insurance products that offer security and confidence to carbon projects and buyers of carbon credits.

Little Journey

Little Journey supports children and their families before, during, and after healthcare interactions, helping to reduce anxiety and improve outcomes.

Octopus Giving

Not only is your investment helping to drive positive change in the world but 10% of our annual management charge is donated to our charitable foundation, Octopus Giving. We’ve donated £1.8 million and a thousand of hours of our time and expertise since we started Octopus Giving 1 and are currently partnered with two amazing charities: Thames 21 and Good Gym.

Octopus Giving

Not only is your client’s investment helping to drive positive change in the world, but 10% of our annual management charge is donated to our charitable foundation, Octopus Giving. We’ve donated £1.8 million and thousands of hours of our time and expertise since we started Octopus Giving 1 and are currently partnered with two amazing charities: Thames21 and Good Gym.

Key investment risks

Capital at risk

The value of an investment, and income from it can fall as well as rise. Investors could end up getting back less than they put in.

Tax treatment

Tax treatment depends on individual circumstances and tax rules could change in the future.

Volatility and liquidity

VCT shares could fall or rise in value more than other shares listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange. They may also be harder to sell.

VCT qualification status

Tax reliefs depend on the VCT maintaining its qualifying status.

How to invest

How to invest:

Minimum investment is £3,000

You can choose to invest via bank transfer, cheque or banker’s draft.

You can only claim tax relief on VCT investments of up to £200,000 in any single tax year.

We will allot your VCT shares at the next available allotment date.

You can submit an application online. Our online application form is quick and easy to use and will only take a few minutes to complete.

If you’re ready to apply and understand the key risks associated with Octopus Future Generations VCT, you can apply now below.

How to invest:

Minimum investment is £3,000.

Investors can choose to invest via bank transfer, cheque or banker’s draft.

Investors can only claim tax relief on VCT investments of up to £200,000 in any single tax year.

We will allot investors’ VCT shares at the next available allotment date.

You can submit an application online. Our online application form is quick and easy to use and will only take a few minutes to complete.

We do not offer investment or tax advice, and we always recommend investors talk to a financial adviser before making investment decisions. This advertisement is not a prospectus. Investors should only subscribe for shares on the basis of information contained in the prospectus and Key Information Documents (KID), which you can view by visiting the document section here.

1 Octopus, 10 January 2023