In April SyndicateRoom added eight new startups to the Access EIS portfolio, investing alongside super angels in each case (for more on our super angels, and our co-investment model, see our dedicated page. Find out more about our fund, Access EIS, or read about our new portfolio companies below.

Anaphite.

Li-ion batteries are arguably the most important rechargeable batteries in the world. Using graphene based nanocomposites to replace/complement existing anode/cathode materials has been shown to significantly improve charging rates and capacity. Anaphite makes this change economically feasible on a large scale. Our angel partner in the round has a weighted IRR of 40% and has invested in Auroch Digital, Rovco, and Yellow Dog, among others.

Total Round: approx. £1,000,000
Stage: Post-revenue

Placed Recruitment.

Placed equips forward-thinking companies with the tools and technology they need to reach and recruit the next generation of talent. Their current clients include FirstGroup, Nuffield Health, B&M, NHS Trusts and they are trialling with Paddy Power, E.ON and many others.

Our angel partner in the round has a weighted IRR of 30% and has invested in Second Nature, RevLifter, and FATMAP, to name a few.

Total Round: approx. £900,000 Stage: Post-revenue

Dropless.

A mobile car washing service that’s taking London by storm, Dropless uses eco-friendly, non-hazardous nano solutions to bring the highest clean to their customers' cars while saving over 150 litres of water per wash. Save time, cash, and the environment.

Our angel partner in the round has a weighted IRR of 37% and has invested in Novastone, ScreenCloud, and RotaGeek, to name a few

Total Round: approx. £2,500,000 Stage: Post-revenue

Van Diemen.

Our angel partner in the round has a weighted IRR of 47% and has invested in Rainbird, Givergy, and Total Performance Data.

Total Round: approx. £500,000
Stage: Post-revenue

Picfair.

Picfair operates an online marketplace that allows photographers to sell their stock photographs. Upload your images and set a price and Picfair does the rest. Currently over 400,000 photographers use Picfair.

Our angel partner in the round has a weighted IRR of 40% and has invested in Carwow, Touchlight Genetics, and Property Partner, to name a few.

Total Round: approx. £1,000,000
Stage: Post-revenue

Movewise.

A property sale can take a seller over 20 hours of phone calls and emails with agents. Movewise takes the hassle out of dealing with agents by identifying the best agents in your area, for your price point, and managing much of the interaction. Its tools have been shown to decrease sale times by around one month.

Our angel partner in the round has a weighted IRR of 38% and has invested in Habito, Nested, and Unbound, to name a few.

Total Round: approx. £600,000 Stage: Post-revenue

Grubby.

Aiming to eliminate aimless browsing in crowded supermarkets while reducing the growing amount of plastic waste within the food industry, this company creates and delivers plant-based recipe boxes.

Our angel partner in the round has a weighted IRR of 34% and has invested in Bloom & Wild, Bounce Cars, and WorldFirst, to name a few

Total Round: approx. £1,200,000 Stage: Post-revenue

Thrive.

Thrive is an evidence-based smartphone application providing in-depth tools and support to help users improve their mental wellbeing.

Total Round: approx. £2,900,000 Stage: Post-revenue

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