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.

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…

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…

Overfunding is great – right?

Scale-ups seeking equity finance should always overfund. Or should they? Customers are keener than ever to invest in the brands they love, which means that we are seeing records levels of scale-ups getting overfunded, which is great.  Right? Well, yes and no.  While your instinct might say that of course it’s a good thing to…