POD Point are one of the UK's fastest growing tech companies and supply electric vehicle charging solutions to drivers and businesses nationwide. They've shipped more than 20,000 charge points and provided over 10 million miles of electric motoring.
Vulpine, which creates cycling clothing for your life on and off the bike, offering beautifully detailed style and performance, to wear anywhere, is in administration.
BrewDog is one of the UK’s fastest growing food & drink brands. Through our passion for craft beer, we have grown by an average of 138% a year since 2007 and built a community of 30,000 Equity Punk investors.
Wool and the Gang, a global fashion brand, is disrupting the traditional business model by empowering customers to produce fashion at home. Replacing the factory with the strength of the maker movement means sustainably produced fast fashion. In 2014, sales grew +321% selling to 65+ countries. Retailers included John Lewis, Harvey Nichols and Whistles. Index Ventures and Wellington Partners are both investing.
Named a ‘Disruptor of the Year’ by the Financial Times, eMoov is an online estate agent backed by James Caan, Maxfield Capital and Episode 1, the VC behind Zoopla and LOVEFiLM. Challenging the property sector, the company charge a fixed-rate, lower fee, which so far this year has saved its customers £6m. Led by a team hailing from the likes of Groupon and Rated People the company’s bespoke platform is built for scale.
HOCHANDA, the “Home Of Crafts Hobbies AND Arts”, has launched its new TV shopping channel on Sky, Freeview, Freesat and IPTV. Formed by a team who have successfully built and sold similar businesses to achieve a significant market share in the growing £3.4bn UK craft, hobby and art market, the offering provides enthusiasts and trade suppliers with an opportunity to invest and own shares in HOCHANDA enjoying exclusive shareholder benefits.
Grind is an established group of Espresso and Cocktail Bars in London with a loyal following and a burning ambition to revolutionise the coffee drinking experience. Born from a desire to find ‘real’ coffee - Melbourne born DJ and musician Kaz James and his entrepreneur buddy David Abrahamovitch teamed up to develop a group of beautiful spaces in London for eating, meeting and drinking – to a killer soundtrack.
Cake is a mobile payment app for restaurants and bars in London. Making payment easier, quicker and more secure for users meaning they’ll never have to wait for the bill again. At the same time the app enables restaurants to improve their service and know more about their customers. And with Cake currently seeing more than 20% week-on-week growth, it's the perfect time to own a slice of the app that’s changing the way we pay.
Adzuna, the UK’s fastest growing job search engine, lists over a million jobs and receives over six million monthly visits. With a projected revenue of c. £5m in 2015, the company has been listed as one of London’s top 10 hottest start-ups and has expanded into 11 countries. Now you can join the team of former execs at eBay, Zoopla and Gumtree, in their mission to get Britain working.
Sugru is a mouldable glue designed to fix almost anything. Named by Time Magazine as one of the 50 best inventions in the world the year it launched and dubbed “21st Century Duct Tape” by Forbes, the patented product is now used by more than 1 million people in 160 countries and has just launched into the US with Lowe’s and Target. The Company behind Sugru is on a mission to make fixing easy and fun for everyone.
Pavegen's technology converts footsteps into electricity to power services in high-footfall locations and provide real-time data for analytics. Founded in 2009, the company has delivered over 100 projects, including Heathrow Airport and Harrods, across 30 countries generating a cumulative revenue of over £2.5 million. With a global distribution network in place and internationally granted patents, the next step is scale.
HYBRID AIR VEHICLES, CREATOR OF THE AIRLANDER. HAV are the world leaders in hybrid aircraft – these combine lighter-than-air technology with the best of aeroplanes and helicopters to bring brand new capabilities to aircraft. We produce less noise, less pollution, have a lower carbon footprint, longer endurance and better cargo-carrying capacity than virtually any other flying vehicle.
Pocket is a fast growing property developer delivering affordable homes to London’s middle earners. As house prices rise in the Capital beyond the reach of many on average incomes, Pocket has seen demand grow steeply - 20,000 people are now registered to buy one of our homes.
Camden Town Brewery is one of London’s biggest breweries. They’ve come a long way these past few years, growing their annual revenues by 10x from £900k to circa £9m in just three years. Now, Camden are building a brand new custom built brewery to help them keep up with demand and bring the taste of Camden Lager to the world. -- Camden Town Brewery achieved a successful exit when it was sold to AB InBev in December 2015.
JustPark (formerly ParkatmyHouse.com) is taking parking into the digital era. Its app and website give drivers instant access to a network of 150,000 parking spaces across the country, taking the hassle out of parking and making it cheaper and easier than ever. With backing from BMW and Index Ventures, JustPark is on a mission to make parking stress-free, and our cities function better.
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