The end-to-end employee share scheme platform

Vestd helps hundreds of UK SMEs to create and manage tax-efficient employee share schemes. We provide a fully guided service for the lifetime of your scheme.

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Why choose Vestd?

Vestd reduces the effort needed to distribute shares in a compliant, tax-efficient way. Hundreds of SMEs and investors trust Vestd for equity management.

  • Legal docs and ongoing valuations
  • Full Companies House integration
  • HMRC notifications and submissions
  • Guided share scheme set up
  • Unlimited expert support
  • No management hassles
  • No more admin headaches
  • No compliance drama
  • No scheme design issues
  • No ad hoc fees charged

What is included?

We take care of the lifetime management of your employee share scheme, from start to finish.

That means ongoing valuations, vesting schedules, digital exercising, and all of those important HMRC notifications and submissions.

Vestd does everything you need, in one place.

How much does it cost?

Accountants and lawyers usually charge between £5k and £10k to set up a scheme, and much more to manage it.

Our model is different: we don’t charge fees for new schemes. No hidden costs, and unlimited support. Fully transparent pricing, from £100 a month.

Experts in EMI schemes

Vestd sets up more EMI option schemes than anyone else. They are ideal for SMEs, and have huge tax benefits (if done correctly – many schemes are not compliant).

Our experts can quickly determine if your company is eligible. We can digitise existing schemes too.

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Beware, the EMI compliance apocalypse is nigh

Do you have an existing EMI scheme? Is it compliant?

  • ~50% of EMI schemes are not compliant
  • Non-compliance = large tax bill for everybody
  • Humans are error-prone – stop using spreadsheets!

Vestd for VCs & investors

Get an accurate picture of your portfolio and full equity transparency, in one place. Real time and historic cap tables. Key activity notifications.

Vestd ensures HMRC compliance for portfolio companies, which means focused founders and CFOs, and no nasty surprises when it comes to exit.

Shares vs options: which scheme is right for me?

There are four most common ways of giving people shares, but it can be hard to navigate which one is best for you.

Download our Plain English guide to company shares schemes to compare the different scheme types.

Who uses Vestd?

Founders, CEOs and CFOs use Vestd to take the hassle out of managing share schemes.

Startups

Give co-founders and foundational hires a slice of the action.

Scale ups

Get your share scheme set up to help attract and retain talent.

Mature companies

Reward your loyal employees by giving them a piece of the pie.

VCs and investors

Track portfolio activity and view real time (and historic) cap tables.

Accountants

Easily create and manage share schemes for your clients.

Lawyers

Upload and store key documents in your client’s secure digital vault.

Our customer stories

Here are a few real world case studies from some of our customers.

The SaaS business

Koodaa

The digital agency

Studio Graphene

The established SME

Propellernet

Jim Jensen from Propellernet

It was a combination of extremely knowledgeable support and really simple and intuitive technology. You’ve massively simplified the whole share scheme process for everyone involved.

Our partners

The FD Centre
Entrepreneur First
Cranfield School of Management
Sussex Innovation Centre
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