Have you listened to our podcasts?
After the year we’ve had, it seems like the whole country has an out-of-office on this August, and fair enough! So we thought this a good time to share the fascinating stories from founders that we have interviewed for the three seasons of our ‘How I Grew My Brand’ podcast series. Whether you need a
Cross-Pond Thinking 2.0 10 learnings from our Geekmeet
Following on from the success of our previous virtual Geekmeet, in which one of our speakers joined us live from New York, the next logical step was to make our session fully transatlantic. For our latest Geekmeet, Piper’s popular and long-established roundtable of ecommerce minds, we teamed up with US-based Primary Venture Partners to conduct what
Sign up to the Better Business Act coalition.
As part of our commitment to becoming a B Corp later in the year, we are delighted to have joined a coalition of businesses supporting the Better Business Act. A campaign to rally business around an ask to government to amend section 172 of The Companies Act, it will ensure that company directors are responsible
Community: Join us in supporting All Together
In the dozens of weekly conversations that we are having with our community of brand leaders, we can sense renewed optimism. Yet, we are also well aware that founders and CEOs today are making critical decisions that will determine not only their ability to survive, but the sort of business they will be as the
Investment: Food-Grown® supplements brand Wild Nutrition
We are delighted to announce our £5m investment into Wild Nutrition, an online natural health supplements brand that has disrupted the UK’s £20bn health and wellness market and transformed the lives of customers through highly effective Food-Grown® formulations and online expert nutritional consultations. Having done extensive research with consumers in the supplements space, Wild
Exit: Mindful Chef finds new home with Nestle after 5x growth
We are delighted to announce that Mindful Chef has been bought by Nestlé. In a wonderful two-year journey since we invested £6m in December 2018, sales have increased fivefold to £50m. It’s astonishing how something so special has been built in such a short period of time – school friends Giles Humphries, Myles Hopper and Robert
Investment: Smart bike brand Wattbike
We are delighted to announce our £11.5m investment into Wattbike, the world’s first smart indoor bike brand, joining the impressive team, led by CEO Rich Baker, on their mission to make Wattbike a global brand legend. Alongside us, the team will also be joined by non-executive chairman Gordon Baird, former chairman of sports footwear brand
Exit: Forthglade quadruples branded sales
We are delighted to announce that we have sold our stake in natural dog food brand Forthglade to IK Investment Partners. We want to thank the Forthglade team for an incredible five-year journey which began when we invested £6m in September 2015 when the business had sales of £11m. We first met the team when