US-based Australian entrepreneur John Bailye talks about his newly launched EIS fund. “The fund’s interest is not the entrepreneur,” he tells Scott Longley – it is the business and how that business can best be supported.
With EIS now 25 years old, they are firmly established as the government’s preferred vehicle to support the growth and development of young businesses. But until now they’ve been out of the reach of most.
The Side by Side Later Stage EIS Fund (SBS) is a new EIS Fund specialising in taking proven high-potential companies and developing them into successful commercial businesses. We sat down with entrepreneur, investor and Partner John Bailye, to get his insights on start-ups, scale-ups, and the philosophy behind the Side by Side Partnership.