Nationwide boiler and home emergency service provider secures seed capital to further develop its customer-centric brand.

We are pleased to announce that Cornerstone Partners has led a seed round into London based PlusHeat (www.plusheat.co.uk), an energy home maintenance and emergency repair challenger brand.

The proliferation of new energy suppliers in…


D2C brand Afrocenchix secures funding to capitalise on the rapidly growing afro haircare market.

Afro haircare is a $42B market, and it’s growing fast. But many of the big players are out of touch with their customers.

Research shows 7 in 10 Black women don’t feel their needs are met on the high street, yet this same group spends 6x more on haircare and…


We are pleased to announce that Cornerstone Partners has led a seed round into boxing inspired fitness studio and digital content platform, Boxx.

Boxx was founded in 2016 by Anna Samuels, after discovering a personal passion for boxing and a desire to create a world class online workout that was compatible with the busy and ever changing schedules of ordinary people.

Community driven from the start, Boxx offers flexible at home and studio…


Proptech company Cubic Lease secures early stage funding to digitise the property and letting process.

The global pandemic has accelerated the need for paperless, contactless application processes. The ‘new normal’ has changed the face of business administration and digitised forms are set to replace paper based customer onboarding.

Enter Cubic Lease, the early stage mobile app that automates letting and property purchases by verifying photo…


Online underwear brand Nudea has secured £600,000 in seed funding as its unique fit-centric model proves a hit with shoppers.

The investment comes as more customers seek accessible, size-inclusive, stylish options for bra-shopping online — an activity accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Nudea’s mission to help bra-wearers find their true fit has attracted this new pool of investors to support the round, bringing the total raised since inception in late…


The weight of expectation is something that bears down on our shoulders for most of our lives, our parents expecting us to get an education and find a good job, our friends expecting us to be there for them when they need us, our partners expecting us to understand how…


We are pleased to announce that Cornerstone Partners has led a pre-seed round alongside Andy Davis into East London based business, Hutch Logistics.

Founded in April 2020 by seasoned logistics operator Sait Cham, Hutch is a logistics and fulfilment business that gives independent eCommerce brands the ability to outsource warehousing, packaging and fulfilment of their inventory at scale.

Unlike other 3rd party logistics and fulfilment providers, Hutch wants to place technology and micro…


Pitching

To some people this word evokes fear and anxiety at the prospect of having to lay bare their business, their dreams and ultimately themselves in the hopes of securing funding from investors. To others, however, a pitch is a relished opportunity to shine and share their passion. Irrespective of how…


Non-profit organizations play a vital role in building healthy, productive communities by providing critical services that contribute to economic stability and mobility. Thanks to the combination of strong community relationships and local knowledge, these organisations often have a better understanding of their communities needs and the best ways to meet…


It would be ignorant to state that the recent Black Lives Matter protests pertain solely to the United States when in reality they concern every Black person, particularly those in the diaspora, regardless of their socio-economic standing. Although the scenes and stories that have gripped the world over the past…

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