If you're looking to invest in a company but are not sure where to start, there are several reasons why tech companies are the most suitable investment.

Whether you want to invest in a startup to give a new company a better chance at growing and innovating. Or invest in one of the large tech companies to see a significant return on your investment. Investing in companies that produce technology and being a part of the innovations that improve our daily lives is an exciting prospect.

Investing in Tech Startups

All the large tech companies had to start somewhere and required some capital. They had to raise capital in some form or another to get off the ground.

Investing in a tech startup presents a unique and exciting opportunity to participate in a tech company as it starts out and grows. As an investor, you give the startup some capital, typically in return for some equity in the business.

This means that as the company grows and starts to turn a profit, you will receive returns in proportion to the amount of equity you have in the company. The flip side is that if the company fails, you stand to lose your investment. But that's part of the financial risk you undertake with any investment.

It's also worth noting that many startups are eligible for Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) tax relief. This government-backed scheme allows you to claim back up to 30% of the value of your investment in income tax relief.

Through the Enterprise Investment Scheme at IW Capital, you can learn more about debt and equity investment opportunities.

Top 5 Tech Companies to Invest in 

If you're looking to make a wise financial investment, here are five of the top tech companies and how their investments are performing at the time of publishing:

Rolling high on record-setting profits from last year to this year, Amazon is returning 17% on investments year-to-date (YTD). Amazon is arguably the most established global brand; there is still room to grow, and it represents a low-risk investment opportunity.

Once the world's most valuable brand, Apple is now second to Amazon. With a YTD return of 29% on investments and the launch of Apple TV+ coming this year, it's anticipated to be a good year for Apple stock.

Despite some issues with privacy breaches, Facebook remains one of the best tech companies to invest in as the user base stays loyal to its products and services. Investors have seen a YTD return of 38%.

A massive purge of fake accounts and a facelift to the user interface have helped Twitter grow impressively in 2019. Investors are seeing a YTD return of 46%.


Google is one of the top five most valuable companies in the world. With their hold over the internet, it's hard to doubt the company's future. Their YTD return is 12%, and the long-term future looks promising.