GrowthInvest would like to announce the launch of our ‘Alternative Thinking’ podcast.

Alternative Thinking is the podcast that takes a deeper dive into the alternative market place and topical issues.

Presented by Melissa Griffiths and Steve Dobson (Head of Sales and Head of Investments) respectively at GrowthInvest, alongside leading industry figures, this fast paced, light hearted podcast addresses important themes and delivers valuable insights, combining alternative platform intelligence provided by GrowthInvest with the professional intuition from our guests.

The series highlights key focal points in relation to the UK tax efficient investment market, discussing products such as EIS/SEIS funds, (including Knowledge Intensive Funds), VCTs, and IHT funds including AIM, as well as other wider alternative assets and private markets too.

The podcast aims to give Financial Advisers, Wealth Managers and Private Banks, their clients, and all investors interested in the alternative market place, up to date, regular market commentary on the areas driving and affecting investments, whether at a larger economical scale, or focusing more on intrinsic individual areas with deeper analysis.

Alternative Thinking keeps you up to date on Alternatives!

Episode One: The Spring Budget 2024

For the first in the series we are pleased to welcome guest speakers, Nick Priest from Downing and Paul Mattick from Mercia Asset Management as we discuss the outcome of the Spring Budget and what it means for the tax-efficient market, as we look forward through 2024.

Episode Two: Tax Year End 2023/24

In this episode we focus on the Tax Year End, with our regular guests, Paul Mattick from Mercia Asset Management and Nick Priest from Downing, returning with their valuable intel on current themes. We discuss recent trends seen this season across VCTs, IHT products, both AIM and asset backed, and EIS funds, including Knowledge Intensive funds, in the tax efficient landscape.

The podcasts are available on all major streaming platforms with links provided below and via YouTube where you can watch the podcast via video.


Apple Podcasts

Amazon Music


RSS Feed (from Spotify for direct user configuration of apps)

YouTube – Episode One: The Spring Budget 2024

YouTube – Episode Two: Tax Year End 2023/24

Please look out for further announcements as and when new episodes go live.



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