SETsquared selects Envestors’ White-label Platform to launch scale-up investment programme.

Envestors is pleased to announce SETsquared Partnership, the global number one business incubator, has licensed Envestry for Networks, the fundraising platform for investment networks. The software is a key part of a larger programme for SETSquared to extend their support of businesses through the scale-up phrase. SETsquared is an enterprise collaboration between the five leading, research-led…

Investor Pitch

How to be Perfectly Prepared for your Fundraising Pitch

If you’re an entrepreneur pitching to investors to fund your start-up, the one thing that you can be certain of is that you’re going to be asked questions about everything.  The horror stories of those who’ve stumbled at the first hurdle are myriad, proof that you’ve got to ensure your presentation is – quite literally…

10 Essential Digital Tools for your Next Fundraise

2019 heralds a new era in the world of fundraising for start-up and scaleups.  Advances in digital technology have transformed the process and it is now possible to conduct the whole enterprise online.  Here we give you our top ten tips as to how get the best out of digital when seeking equity finance online:…

Five Tips for Raising Finance in Brexitland

With the political and economic uncertainty that goes hand in hand with Brexit, our instincts might tell us that now is not the right time to raise funds.  However, all of the available evidence is telling us the opposite. While the news may be positive, it still comes with some caveats; we spoke to industry…

5 Angels, 5 tips: The Pros Offer Advice on Raising Finance

Whether you’re a start-up launching your seed funding round or a seasoned scaleup well-versed in the language of fundraising, it’s always important to listen to those you’ll be hoping will invest in your company.  We spoke to five of our business angels about what they think is crucial for growth businesses to remember when raising…

5 Tips on How Not to Sink Your Start-up

This probably won’t be the first time you hear the depressing statistics that four out of ten start-ups reportedly don’t make it to their fifth birthday. However, failure is not always a catastrophe – you can learn from your mistakes, if nothing else.  In a recent report by CBInsights ‘298 Start-up Failure Post-Mortems’, founders –…

Fundraising Tips for 2019: Advice from an Angel

International Women’s Day is just around the corner and we think it’s important to celebrate and listen to the advice of the women angels who currently invest in UK growth businesses. Caroline has been an angel investor for five years and kindly gave up 60 seconds of her time to provide us with advice on…