Foot Anstey venture capital advises LoyaltyLion on EC1 funding round
Foot Anstey Venture Capital advised LoyaltyLion Ltd on its first round of seed investment by EC1 Capital and a number of high profile investors linked to e-commerce and retail. See the deal covered by Techcrunch here.
LoyaltyLion is an innovative e-commerce start-up based in the Rainmaking Loft near Tower Bridge, London. Charlie Casey and Dave Clark, the two co-founders, have developed and are successfully marketing the LoyaltyLion social loyalty platform for use (on a white label basis) by online retailers looking to boost customer engagement, retention and advocacy.
Foot Anstey Venture Capital subsequently advised LoyaltyLion on a further round of funding from Downing Ventures and James Hart of ASOS fame.
Foot Anstey's Venture Capital Team advised LoyaltyLion on a further round of investment by existing and new investors, including Downing
Ventures and EC1 Capital.
Foot Anstey venture capital advises Downing ventures on Duel investment
Foot Anstey Venture Capital advised Downing LLP's new early stage technology division, Downing Ventures, on its investment into Duel, an App by Bristol based DareDevil Project. Duel is an App focussed on competitive photo sharing and soft launches in February 2015. DareDevil Project was founded by adventurer and world record holder, Paul Archer.
Matt Penneycard, head of Downing Ventures, said: "I am thrilled to be working together with Paul and the Dual team and once again Foot Anstey's commercial and pragmatic advice allowed us to close the deal swiftly and efficiently."
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Foot Anstey venture capital advises Happiour on seed funding round
Foot Anstey Venture Capital advised Happiour Limited on its first round of seed investment from a number of high-profile and high net worth investors.
Happiour curates a digital platform connecting restaurants, bars, cinemas and coffee houses to their customers through time and location based offers, working as an App it 'digitises happy hours'. Vendors upload offers and events via a self-service platform and users discover and share deals and invite friends to join them, all in real time.
The Happiour founders are serial entrepreneurs Hal, Samuel and Sharmita Stokes and Geoff Liddiard.
Hal Stokes, Managing Director, commented: "We are delighted to have closed this funding round involving Happiour's existing investor base and institutional investor, Downing LLP. Happiour is now set to continue to build and perfect its offers based platform in central London before scaling up to launch in other UK cities and in the US. As always, we were very happy with Foot Anstey's slick and efficient service."
Foot Anstey venture capital advises downing ventures on Glisser investment
Glisser is disrupting presentation technology through the use of social and real time interaction. Glisser takes a regular PowerPoint presentation and allows the presenter to 'layer on' social features, such as audience polls and discussions. Presenters can interact with their audiences, and vice versa, using the App with no additional hardware is required.
Matt Penneycard, head of Downing Ventures, said: "This transaction was amongst the first made by the fund and is an incredibly exciting venture. We have worked closely with Henry Humphreys and the Foot Anstey team to create a bespoke investment structure that allows for these deals to be quickly and efficiently executed."
FOOT ANSTEY VENTURE CAPITAL ADVISES DOWNING VENTURES ON STARSTOCK INVESTMENT
StarStock is a disruptive trading marketplace for drinks businesses to buy & sell safely and securely online. Downing Ventures invests capital of between £100,000 and £1 million into early and growth stage technology businesses, and then look to support those companies through phases of subsequent growth.
The Foot Anstey Venture Capital team advises fast growth new ventures and the funds and HNW's that invest in them. To find out more about the venture capital team click here.