Sonal graduated with a BSC in Business, Management and Public Policy from Aston University, which included an industrial placement year in commercial finance with Randstad, assisting the management team with financial reporting and strategic planning. She interned in Corporate Finance and Early Stage Investing with Bluebox Corporate Finance and QVentures and joined Envestors in 2017.

Raising Equity Finance: Liquor in the Limelight

As part of our sector-specific spotlight series, Envestors is turning its attention to investment in the UK alcohol industry.  Despite the so-called ‘Millenial sober revolution’, a team at University College, London recently published a report that shows the young are now drinking less than ever –  however, the rest of Britain is not quite ready…

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…

What is EIS tax relief?

What is EIS tax relief? The Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS), launched in 1994 by the UK Government, is designed to boost investment into smaller and unquoted companies. Early Stage investing is an attractive proposition, but it is without a doubt a higher risk/reward strategy Early stage investments are perceived as risky as companies often have…

365 Talent Portal: Specialist Technology Recruitment

Technology is advancing at such a rate that it is hard for even experts to stay up-to-date.  The enterprise systems we are using are now very clever and give such a competitive edge, so much so that their customisation for a business must be conducted by highly skilled technology consultants.  However, the inevitable enormous demand…