Welcome to the ecosystem Estrella Ventures, Luna 9 and Philip Hare and Associates
As we continue to grow our ecosystem, we’re pleased to share that three new reputable partners have joined our network to further expand our comprehensive business support services.
Bringing their marketing, communications and small business funding expertise to Science Creates to support and advise our members on their deep-tech journeys, please meet;
Estrella Ventures (EV) delivers strategic marketing for evolving science and technology companies. Their structured approach focuses on building infrastructures that scale and empower sustainable commercial growth. Working with unrivalled technology expertise and agility, EV creates brands that are authentic, consistent, and impactful.
Key EV services that are on offer to our members include support with;
Mark Ashdown, COO
“We are really excited to be partnering with Science Creates and their members – they are a fantastic beacon for science-led innovation that is ever growing in the South West.” – Mark Ashdown, COO
Philip Hare and Associates are a tax consultancy business specialising in the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS), Seed EIS (SEIS), Venture Capital Trusts (VCT) and Social Investment Tax Relief (SITR). They are experts in advising SME companies and their investors on tax relief and the associated business obligations and in 2021 alone, advised over 500 companies on SEIS, EIS and VCT, many of which were in deep tech.
The Philip Hare and Associates team will be available to support our members in a variety of ways throughout their fundraising and growth journeys, including, but not limited to;
Philip Hare, Partner
Andrew Lennie, Manager
Gareth Hewins, Tax Advisor
“The deep tech companies within the Science Creates Network are exactly the type of companies that the Venture Capital Schemes were set up to support. We are looking forward to working with these highly innovative companies and supporting their growth and development throughout their fundraising lifecycle.” – Philip Hare, Partner
Founded in 2018 based on a passion for making complex, important subjects easier to understand and engage with, Luna 9 specialises in science and technology communications.
Providing both consultancy and creative delivery support, Luna 9’s work will help Members to present clear information to their target audience in a way that is true to their mission, educational and inspiring. Key services consist of;
Michael Green, CEO
“We’re very excited to be joining the Science Creates ecosystem. Everyone at Luna 9 is passionate about innovation and being an official partner sits perfectly with our core mission of helping audiences understand the important advancements that are shaping the future. We hope we can add value and have plenty of interesting conversations!” – Michael Green, CEO
Science Creates Ventures (FRN: 933134) is an Appointed Representative of Kin Capital Partners LLP “KCP”, which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FRN: 656789).