SNACT IN SELFRIDGES!

SNACT IN SELFRIDGES!

Snact, makers of deliciously sustainable snacks, launched their range of fruit jerky in the UK’s largest organic supermarket, Planet Organic, and in the iconic food hall of London’s Selfridges this January. Almost everyday in January and February, Snact has been and will sampling their products in health shops across the city, including As Nature Intended and Sourced Market

E-CAR CLUB: REBRANDING LAUNCH

 

E-Car Club have relaunched their website under the Europcar banner as a part of the acquisition process. With this, comes the brand new website which has been transformed from top to bottom and a rebranding exercise in order to bring out the outward-facing aesthetics of the company into line with its core brand values.

The new complex website has over 100 pages and reflects the modern, contemporary travel solution E-Car offers its members on a daily basis. They will also be launching a new app in which you can create/view bookings through it, plus it will allow you the ability to plan out your journey our before you set off.

These changes underlines the ambition and huge progression E-Car have made, with E-Cars in over 20 locations varying from Bow, east London to Dundee, Scotland.

You can view the new and improved website yourself here https://ecarclub.co.uk/

 

AUTOTRIP CLOSE SECOND CROWDCUBE CAMPAIGN

 

Last month Sustainable Bridges Alex Nicholson & AutoTrip successfully closed their second equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, coming in at total of £494,140 from 445 investors, up from £146,030 which they captured in their first funding round.

AutoTrip provides the UK’s 6 million business drivers with self-install internet connected devices, saving their organisations up to 35% on their car fleet costs by automating the recording and reporting of their business mileage.

They currently have more than 50 organisations using its technology to manage employee mileage claims, aims to become the UK leader in smart vehicle solutions. The self-install AutoTrip device connects to a vehicle’s on-board diagnostic port and using GPS technology records and transits data to a driver’s cloud-based account automatically recognising business journeys. HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) compliant mileage reports can then be submitted for payment.

AutoTrip’s co-founder Alexander Nicholson

AutoTrip’s co-founder Alexander Nicholson

This funding round will go towards:

Expand sales: 

  • To make 3 new hires to the sales & marketing team – Head of Network Development, Sales & Marketing Manager (to generate highly qualified leads), and a Customer Services Associate (to support operations and inbound enquiries)

  • commence a social media strategy, including the development of customer experience videos

  • Hire a PR agency to support targeting relevant industry publications

  • Spend on SEO enhancements

  • To have started the sales process with 2 Blue chip organisations

  • Drive technology improvements:

  • To hire frontend and backend software developers to drive further system improvements and UX iterations

  • To further enhance the hardware to ensure the product remains best in class.

 

After closing the latest round, AutoTrip’s  Alex Nicholson shared that the company is currently finalizing investment terms with the London Co-Investment Fund