Don’t invest unless you’re prepared to lose all the money you invest. This is a high-risk investment and you are unlikely to be protected if something goes wrong.

Molten Ventures EIS

Our long established EIS fund with quarterly closes. Investors subscriptions will be invested into 8-12 companies over a 12-18 month period, with an EIS3 certificate being issued after each investment. Please see the Key Documents section on this page to download more information.

Molten Ventures Approved KI EIS 23/24 (Closed)

Our 23/24 Knowledge Intensive Approved EIS Fund is now closed. This follows a similar investment strategy to the Molten Ventures EIS, but with more certainty around the timing of the income tax relief and a single EIS5 certificate. 

Difference between MV EIS and MV KI EIS

Note MV KI EIS is currently closed for fundraising

Key Information

Larger, later stage, investments

The target is that a majority of funds will be invested in later stage, growth investment rounds of £5-20m+ in companies intent on establishing revenues and building on strong growth momentum 1

Co-investment model

We focus on a scale of investments that is an order of magnitude larger than typical EIS funds, by co-investing alongside Molten Ventures plc and Molten Ventures VCT plc. 2


The later stage investment strategy with institutional calibre dealflow is intended to deliver a higher proportion of successful, profitable exits when compared with earlier stage funds. 3

One of Europe's leading VC fund managers

The fund manager, Encore Ventures LLP, is 100% owned within the group structure of Molten Ventures plc, which is considered to be one of Europe's leading venture capital firms.

Extensive team track record

Investment team members have combined decades of experience investing into high growth technology businesses.

Highly rated EIS funds

Molten Ventures EIS was rated 89/100 (the highest rated EIS) by Tax Efficient Review from 2015 until 2023 and is now rated on the second highest score of 88/100. It also held the highest EIS rating awarded by M J Hudson Allenbridge prior to their cessation of general availability reports. 4

  1. Subject to EIS qualifying criteria, and refined 'knowledge intensive company' criteria for Molten Ventures Approved KI EIS 23/24

  2. Conflicts could arise between the EIS funds, Molten Ventures plc, and Molten Ventures VCT plc with respect to differing investment strategies, deployment and realisation needs, and the contemplated manner and timing of potential exits.

  3. Investor returns vary from fund vintage to fund vintage. Investor participation depends on initial investment and redemption dates. Prospective Investors should note that past performance should not be seen as an indication of future performance.

  4. (subscription required): www.mjhudson-allenbridge.

Investor & IFA Portal

For existing investors and IFAs, access to the online portal for both Molten Ventures EIS and Molten Ventures Approved KI EIS 23/24 can be found below: 



Next Closing Date for EIS:
5th July 2024
KI EIS 23/24: Closed

For IFAs and advisor queries, get in touch with our partners RAM Capital:

Phone: 020 3006 7530  Email: 

Application Portal


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Key Documents

Regulatory Disclosures

Molten Ventures EIS and Molten Ventures Approved KI EIS 23/24 are unauthorised Alternative Investment Funds for the purposes of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive. Molten Ventures Approved KI EIS 23/24 is a HMRC approved EIS fund. Both Molten Ventures EIS and Molten Ventures Approved KI EIS 23/24 are a collection of parallel discretionary managed portfolios. Each is managed by Encore Ventures LLP, a Limited Liability Partnership registered in England and Wales No. OC347590. Encore Ventures LLP is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FRN: 510101).

Where any information on this website relating to Molten Ventures EIS and/ or Molten Ventures Approved KI EIS 23/24 constitutes a financial promotion for the purposes of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (as amended), it is issued and approved by Encore Ventures LLP for distribution and use in the UK only.

Risk Warning

Your capital is at risk. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results.

Molten Ventures EIS and Molten Ventures Approved KI EIS 23/24 invest in unquoted securities, defined in the FCA Rules as Non Readily Realisable Securities. Such investments are more risky that investments in quoted securities or shares and there may not be a liquid market in them.

The value of an investment can fall as well as rise and investors may not get back the amount originally invested. Therefore you should only make EIS investments which you can afford to lose without having any significant impact on your overall financial position or commitments.

Taxation levels, bases and reliefs may change if the law changes and the tax benefits of products will vary according to your personal circumstances; independent advice should therefore be sought.

Prospective investors must refer to the applicable Information Memorandum, in particular the section headed “Risk Factors”, when considering an investment in either Molten Ventures EIS and/ or Molten Ventures Approved KI EIS 23/24. 

Only investors who are eligible complainants can refer their complaints to the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS). Only investors who are eligible claimants can seek compensation from Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) in the event of Encore Ventures LLP’s or Mainspring Nominees Limited’s default. Further details regarding these can be found in the Information Memorandum and / or requested from Encore Ventures LLP.

Contact Details

Registered Office: 20 Garrick Street, London, WC2E 9BT, United Kingdom.

Phone Number: +44 (0)20 7931 8800

Contact email: