Global Investment Network, Connecting Entrepreneurs and Angel Investors - Hilton Smythe
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Global Investment Network, Connecting Entrepreneurs and Angel Investors

Greater London

  • Asking Price: POA
  • Turnover: Turnover IRO- £2.5m in 2023.

    • 100% share capital.
    • Interested parties to sign an NDA.
  • Tenure: Leasehold

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Please quote reference Number B07607.

Founded in the early 2000s, this multimillion-pound investment network has disrupted and thrived in the startup fundraising scene, connecting entrepreneurs and angel investors globally. With a robust network spanning 40 networks in 90 countries and over 2 million members, the company boasts a proven track record of success. 

 

The business operates a recurring subscription model and a success fee model, the former ensuring a steady stream of income and the latter offering a more hands-on and bespoke brokering service for larger payments. 

 

The business is now in an optimal position to grow, having already recently debuted new innovative funding solutions, including the launch of a property-specific investment platform.  

Key differentiators include: 

  • Long and lucrative trading history, profitable every year since their launch and reporting revenue growth for 18 out of 20 years.
  • Strong UK-wide and global revenue in over 80 countries.
  • Custom-built investor mobile app and web platform.
  • Subscription model operated on their website, rather than a success fee model – such as crowdfunding platforms – which ensures stable, monthly revenues
  • Faster onboarding process than competitor investment platforms
  • Database of over 1.5 million entrepreneurs/startups and over 330,000 investors.
  • Streamlined operations and lean processes, enabling the company to keep low overheads compared to competitors. 
  • Large and experienced team across marketing, front-end and back-end development, UX and design, and more. 
  • Cross-platform social media presence of over 100,000 followers. 
Gains the business could offer a purchaser include:

  • A healthy financial profile with potential for growth, achieving over £2.5m turnover and £1.4m adjusted EBITDA in 2023. 
  • Removal of Directors costs could give a substantial profit uplift. 
  • The business is cycle resilient and does well in both downturns and upturns in the economy.
  • Large network of high-net-worth individuals that can be marketed and sold to.
  • Large network of startups and entrepreneurs who have a need for auxiliary services in banking, web development, marketing, hosting, legal, accountancy, etc.
Highlights - 

  • Lucrative and stable business model: 18 years of consistent revenue growth, with a diverse income stream combining recurring subscriptions and success fees. 
  • Scalable platform: Custom-built mobile app and web platform facilitate faster onboarding and efficient operations. 
  • Extensive reach: Over 1.5 million entrepreneurs, 330,000 investors, and 100,000+ social media followers provide a vast potential customer base. 
  • Lean operations: Streamlined processes deliver low overheads compared to competitors. 
  • Healthy financials: Over £2.3m turnover and £1.1m adjusted EBITDA in 2022 with significant growth potential. 
  • Resilient business: Performs well in both economic upturns and downturns. 
  • Valuable network: Access to high-net-worth individuals and a vast pool of potential clients for auxiliary services.
Opportunities - 

  • Launching new networks to cover Asia Pacific and Africa. 
  • Using AI to introduce more languages, giving more local customisation. 
  • Adding a feature for VC funds and accelerators to fundraise. 
  • Expanding the affiliate programme to increase the number of referrals. 
  • Expanding the perks and benefits offering to increase incentives to subscribe. 
  • Adding a feature for investors to form groups to discuss deals, share due diligence, etc. 

The company employes a combination of staff some PAYE, freelancers and third- party company. Further information can be provided on request.

The business operates all the year round.

The business operates from office premises in Greater London and is easily relocatable.

The business operates from office premises.

Tenure
The premises are leasehold.

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