Portfolio

We have an early stage (Seed - Series B) investment bias when first partnering with founders, but can invest at any stage in the growth cycle. Instead of obsessing over the next unicorn story, we back sustainable business models in high CAGR growth markets, backing our founders with complete conviction.

Our Role: Lead Seed & Series A Investor Investment Date: 2014 Status: Acquired by Epic Games (2021)

SuperAwesome pioneered a child-focused digital media ecosystem to enable brands to engage with children online in a safe and compliant manner.

Our Role: Lead Investor Investment Date: 2015 Status: Acquired by SolarisBank AG (2021)

Contis is Europe’s leading Banking-as-a-Service platform, providing technology led solutions to Fintech's, Crypto Exchanges and Banks.

Our Role: Co-Founder & Lead Seed Investor Investment Date: 2016 Status: Partial Exit to Private Equity

The process of buying a mattress was broken, so we helped fix it. Simba is now one of the UK's leading D2C brands, achieving over £140m in profitable global sales in 2021.

Our Role: Series C Investor Investment Date: 2021 Status: Live

Spotter gives YouTube creators up-front cash while leaving them in total control of their future.

Our Role: Series A Investor Investment Date: 2022 Status: Live

Heroes is a technology-driven e-commerce company that acquires, operates, and scales small and medium-sized brands with category-winning products on global marketplaces.

Our Role: Investor Investment Date: 2021 Status: Live

Epic Games specializes in developing games, and engine technology and operates a game store that empowers others to make quality games and 3D content, thereby providing game developers the ability to build high-fidelity, interactive experiences for PC, console, mobile, and virtual reality devices.

Our Role: Lead Pre-Seed and Seed Investor Investment Date: 2015 Status: Partial Exit (PayPal 2018)

Monese offers a banking alternative that offers you a fast borderless money account in 31 countries, regardless of your credit score.

Our Role: Investor Investment Date: 2021 Status: Live

Solarisbank is a technology company with a German banking license offering APIs to integrate their fully digital banking services directly into 3rd party products.

Our Role: Lead Investor Investment Date: 2020 Status: Live

Prevayl integrates functionality and design, using biometric data, AI, ML and blockchain help people to better connect with their bodies.

Our Role: Co-Founder & Lead Investor Investment Date: 2019 Status: Live

Itch helps pets to live happier and healthier lives, serving over 140,000 dogs and cats with monthly subscriptions.

Our Role: Series A Investor Investment Date: 2020 Status: Live

CleanCo created a range of delicious, full flavoured non-alcoholic alternatives to your favourite full strength spirits for you to enjoy.

Our Role: Founding Shareholder Investment Date: 2018 Status: Live

Carbon Theory create results-driven, award winning, skincare solutions for daily cleansing.

Our Role: Lead Pre-Seed, Seed and Series A investor Investment Date: 2017 Status: Live

NearSt make in-store inventory visible to millions of people searching for it nearby.

Our Role: Lead Seed Investor Investment Date: 2021 Status: Live

Marfa Stance creates pieces that are designed to be enhanced, rather than replaced. Better for you and the environment.

Our Role: Growth Equity Investor Investment Date: 2021 Status: Live

Peregrine manufacture and sell timeless clothing with a contemporary twist; all products are sustainably sourced and made in the UK.

Our Role: Lead Pre Seed, Seed and Series A Investor Investment Date: 2017 Status: Live

TotallyAwesome clear away online risks and build reliable paths that allow young kids and teens to safely explore the web, inviting a select set of brands to join the journey, and engage with children in a fun and responsible way..

Our Role: Lead Pre-Seed and Seed Investor Investment Date: 2017 Status: Partial Exit to Private Equity

Waldo delivers high quality lenses and eye-care products direct to your door.

What our founders say about us

We pride ourselves on having developed deep relationships with all our founders and wider network based on integrity, diligence and respect. We’ll let them tell you more about us and how we work.

Perendie got what we were about from day one and supported us with invaluable capital, time and advice all the way through to our exit.

Dylan Collins, Founder of SuperAwesome (acquired by Epic Games)

The team impressed us from day one and have added so much along the journey when required.

Jonny Gould - Founder & CEO - Itch

We met with James when we had just launched, since investing the team have helped us daily with a hands on approach to building a global multi-channel brand.

Phil Taylor - Founder & CEO - Carbon Theory