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Got Fundraising Envy?

Got fundraising envy? Be like Brewdog and Monzo Brewdog and Monzo have shaken up the crowdfunding world by raising millions directly from their own customers. In 2009 Brewdog launched “Equity for punks,” offering shares to their customers where they coined the new shareholder nickname, ‘punks’. Since then Brewdog has gained a loyal fan base and…

5 Tips on How Not to Pitch in 2019

There are a multitude of blogs, articles and guides on how best to seek equity investment. While you need to know ‘what to do’ when pitching for start-up capital, it is equally useful to know what not to do.  Here are our top 5 examples – from angel investors themselves – on how to fall spectacularly at…

How To Value Your Business

Download our calculator to create a fair valuation for your business. Valuing your business can be a daunting task. Too high and you’ll put off investors, too low and you’ll do yourself a major disservice. Having raised investment of over £100m into more than 200 early-stage companies, Envestors has developed a Scorecard and Flag System…

Chargemaster

Chargemaster: An Electrifying Exit

The ENVESTORS portfolio company, CHARGEMASTER, has been acquired by BP for £128.9m. Having introduced £15.3m of equity between 2010-2018, this represents a return of £42,686,301 for 50 members of the ENVESTORS private network and two introduced Funds.   CHARGEMASTER, who are the operator of the UK’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network and the leading…