9 - Ilian Iliev on investing in hardware companies and managing intellectual property
Hardware investing is a relatively niche area within EIS investing, but still has many attractions. Dr Ilian Iliev of EMV Capital talks about how the capital intensity has improved and how the ecosystem is attractive.
We also draw on his background in intellectual property to discuss the different strategies that startup companies can use. We go through the pros and cons, with lots of information on what both investors and founders need to consider.
This episode is the last one that was recorded before the COVID-19 lockdown.