No trouble in paradise

‘The hotel was nice but no pet-sitting service and rigid pillows? Disappointing!’. In a spectacularly candid yet mundane tone, ASmallWorld forum post decries an unforgiving lack of red-carpet treatment. It made me think that perhaps I was the wrong type to have been invited to join the invite-only social network. At first the invite had

Our approach to brand-building.

[3 Mar 2021] - It’s an awkward time to send out emails, in knowing what to actually say. As we speak to hundreds of founders, we are mindful that…

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Learn. Earn. And have fun: growing cultures in challenger brands

[25 Oct 2020] - If you come to our office and weave your way into the Cosy Room, you will find our library of business books, amassed over the…

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Our approach to brand-building.

[3 Mar 2021] - It’s an awkward time to send out emails, in knowing what to actually say. As we speak to hundreds of founders, we are mindful that…

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PROPER bags new home in Europe’s leading healthy snacking group

[31 Jan 2021] - We are delighted to announce that Exponent Private Equity has taken a majority stake in our partner brand PROPER, creating a partnership with Eat Real…

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Bloom & Wild receives £75m investment

[24 Jan 2021] - Bloom & Wild to become Europe’s most loved flower gifting brand with £75m investment We are excited to announce an investment of £75m into Bloom…

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Community power – our latest virtual Geekmeet with 100 brands

[20 Dec 2020] - ‘We were weeks away from going bust, so we decided to be completely transparent with our loyal community of Snagglers and ask them for their…

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Be At One win award

Be At One win ‘Best Business Initiative Award’. Be At One have been awarded the ’Best Business Initiative’ Award at the 2013 Publican Awards Event. The Publican Awards event, which took place on the 11th March at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel, is highly regarded as one of the biggest and most established events in the

Piper named investor of the year

[9 Mar 2015] - Piper has been named Investor of the Year at the prestigious Retailers’ Retailer Awards. The event, held at The Dorchester in London on March 4,…

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Piper wins investor of the year: hear why from our brands

[5 Mar 2015] - Our second video taken from interviews with some of our portfolio MD’s Piper has been named Investor of the Year at the prestigious Retailers’ Retailer…

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Our approach to brand-building.

[3 Mar 2021] - It’s an awkward time to send out emails, in knowing what to actually say. As we speak to hundreds of founders, we are mindful that…

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PROPER bags new home in Europe’s leading healthy snacking group

[31 Jan 2021] - We are delighted to announce that Exponent Private Equity has taken a majority stake in our partner brand PROPER, creating a partnership with Eat Real…

Read more

Bloom & Wild receives £75m investment

[24 Jan 2021] - Bloom & Wild to become Europe’s most loved flower gifting brand with £75m investment We are excited to announce an investment of £75m into Bloom…

Read more

Community power – our latest virtual Geekmeet with 100 brands

[20 Dec 2020] - ‘We were weeks away from going bust, so we decided to be completely transparent with our loyal community of Snagglers and ask them for their…

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