After spending her early years in Rio, Victoria gained an honours degree in French and Spanish from UCL before starting her career at the Royal Opera House, marketing filmed opera and ballet performances to international broadcasters. From there she joined BBC Worldwide, looking after all licensing within Spain and Portugal. Victoria then took far too many years off, reluctantly raising her three children. She speaks 4 languages, plays Scrabble incessantly and returned to work in 2017, writing the content for the Envestors magazine.

How the sharing economy is set to benefit the world of early-stage investment: why 2020 heralds a new dawn of deal distribution

Sharing isn’t a new way of life – the renting or lending of assets is a concept that’s been around for centuries, but it’s no exaggeration to say the modern sharing economy model, enabled by digital, is rapidly transforming traditional industries. A recent report, published by the Warwick Business School, states that 78% of the…

Turn your back on the crowd: five reasons why your own digital platform is the key component to fuel a successful fundraise in 2020

Although investing is still very much about relationships, we are living in the digital age so it’s no surprise that when companies need extra funds, the first place they go is online. The ease and convenience of online pledging and deal sharing complements the process perfectly and crowdfunding, in particular, has been an integral part…

Up to 69% of all funds raised come from start-ups’ own sources: Your own crowd, the crucial component in any crowdfunding campaign

Envestors survey of UK start-ups uncovers major issues with market perception among growth businesses as to what it takes to be successful at crowdfunding.   In order to get to the heart of crowdfunding, Envestors undertook a survey of 200 UK businesses which had used this method to raise equity finance within the past three…

BDO and Envestors team up to help UK start-ups grow in the UK’s uncertain economic climate

BDO and Envestors announce a nationwide roadshow in Autumn 2019 as part of their commitment to help start-ups and scale-ups from around the UK scale and prosper 13 August 2019, London: Accountancy and business advisory firm BDO LLP and Envestors, the fintech for fundraising company, have announced a joint initiative to support the growth of…

Envestors poised to increase support for scale-ups as investor community surpasses 11,000 members

July 11, 2019: Envestors, the fintech fundraising company, has today announced its community of connected sophisticated investors has grown to 11,000.  Envestors’ ‘Network of Networks’ is a digital community that connects investment networks from across the UK, India, EMEA and China – providing a single access point for scale-ups raising funds. A number of high-profile…