The sun also rises

2020 has been a tumultuous year for growth businesses, but things are looking up. This year, private UK companies have seen a diminished investment landscape, but one which seemed to be picking up as the year drew to a close. Whilst overall deal value fell in Q1 and Q2 2020, it remained higher in Q3…

JPIN Venture Catalysts joins the Envestors network

Envestors is pleased to introduce our newest network partner, Euro-Asia focused angel network, VC, as well as startup mentor and global advisory, JPIN Venture Catalysts. JPIN Venture Catalysts (VCats) is on a mission to build the largest Euro-Asian corridor for angels to back early-stage ventures. Venture Catalysts (VCats) is India’s leading investment network and ranks…

20 questions to ask before investing in an early-stage company

Investing in early-stage companies is risky business, so angel investors are always advised to conduct in-depth due diligence before funding a new company. Throughout the last 15 years, the Envestors Private Investment Club has connected hundreds of companies and angel investors, and we’ve learned a few things about what makes a good investment. Does the…

Usability improvements on the Envestry platform

We’re working hard on improving the usability of our whitelabel fundraising platform. This month, we’ve added new KIDD functionality, improvements to filters, Q&A reminders and the option to customise the email content for platform registration emails, among other things. Company documents – KIDD  We’ve added specific categories for the KIDD (Levels 2 and 3). Levels…

How accelerators can help their cohorts raise capital with a digital investment platform

Accelerators play a key role in supporting entrepreneurship and innovation by providing companies with the contacts and skills they need to succeed. As a main driver of the startup ecosystem, accelerators not only help founders validate their ideas, they provide invaluable support for innovation and growth and, very importantly, market and investor access. Whether an…

We’ve developed new features to support investor engagement

This October, we’re proud to announce a series of new features and updates to our whitelabel fundraising platform, to help you engage with your investors better. Updates include enhanced search and filtering options, video tracking as well as HTML text editing options. Consistent brand representation with HTML WYSIWYG content editors Since keeping your branding consistent…