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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…

China: Scaling the Great Wall of Opportunity

Envestors run regular One Belt, One Roadshow trips that take scale-up companies to China. Scott Haughton, COO and Doris Zhang, Investment Analyst-China are accompanied by carefully selected portfolio companies visiting a host of corporate venture firms, venture funds, private investors, high-tech science & tech zones. These roadshows pave the way for high-growth UK technology companies…

ICOs and Cryptocurrency

RUN AWAY. Should you gather your children and make for the hills…? (Envestors/Envestry) According to leading corporate lawyer who would prefer to remain nameless, there are two types of ICOs:  “dodgy” and “not-quite-so-dodgy”. In spite of this, we are seeing significant interest in ICOs and cryptocurrency (bitcoin, Ethereum and the new ones popping up every…

How to Raise Equity Investment

The following extract is from the Xero Gravity Podcast It took 18 years of corporate life for Scott Haughton to make the leap to entrepreneurship. Like most successes stories, the road to where he is today was unconventional. Inspired by an entrepreneur at a conference, Haughton realized it was time to pursue his own venture. Not…