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Berti Investments
7 Cavendish Square
London
W1G 0PE
United Kingdom

+44 (0)207 612 9362
info@bertiinvestments.com

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Investments

OUR PREFERENCES

Energy

Renewables, storage, demand side efficiency, monitoring, IOT

Exceptional entrepreneurs

... who share our ethic

Scalable businesses

High growth, high impact

A proven track record

(post-revenue or beyond a proof of concept)

Uk Focused

Based and operating in the UK (although not exclusively)

Ownership

5 - 50% and a non executive director seat

Co-investment

With aligned partners

Timescale

2 - 5 year exit horizons

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HOW WE OPERATE

We typically invest £200k - £1m into any one business

We are fully flexible with our financing methods (equity, debt, mezzanine)

We are a small team with no external investor requirements; we are flexible; have simple internal processes and can move quickly

Although we’re not sharks, we are commercial.

This means NO grants and NO interest free loans.

PORTFOLIO

Belltown Power was set up in early 2013 to build, own and operate between 50MW – 250MW of small to medium sized renewable energy sites around the UK. These include a blend of technologies including Wind, Solar PV, Hydro and Biomass.

Ecovision Renewables has been widely recognised as the fastest growing renewable energy company in the UK. In February 2011, Ecovision developed a leading domestic solar PV business on the back of government FITs.

Ecometrica is a company of specialists and experts in GHG accounting, ecosystem services, climate change policy, remote sensing and web based programming.

GEO provide an end-to-end energy management experience. giving people the power to shape their energy consumption. Products and services include in-home displays, mobile and online services for electricity, water, heat, gas boilers and microgeneration.

LightwaveRF is an IOT (Internet Of Things) company that designs and manufactures a range of intelligent energy controls (heating, lighting, power, sensors) that connect with smart devices (phones, computers). 

Gen community Ventures empowers individuals and communities through large scale community energy projects for local authorities and housing associations.

Fairphone.. building a phone to create a fairer economy. Fairphone is a social enterprise that is building a movement for fairer electronics

Advizzo combines behavioural science and machine learning to bring utility companies a customer engagement platform to help reduce water and energy waste.

Camborne Energy Storage are a leading UK-based developer and asset manager of large-scale energy storage projects. In 2016 they installed the UK's first Tesla battery in Europe.

EXITS

Breathing Buildings is a Cambridge University spinnout, set up to develop and commercialise a unique low energy natural ventilation system for buildings.

Firefly Solar Generators design and manufacture off-grid, portable and permanent solar generators. They provide power for everything from UK events to work connecting rural communities in developing countries to electricity and the internet.

Good Energy was founded by Juliet Davenport in 1999 as the UK’s first 100% renewable electricity supplier.

Homesun is a pioneer in free domestic solar PV installations in the UK. Founded in 2010 by serial entrepreneur Daniel Green, it catalyzed an industry of exponential growth. In July 2012, Homesun sold its solar assets to Aviva for £100m.

BERTI LEADERSHIP FUND

Although we mostly invest in businesses, we also invest in people within them. In 2016 we launched our Berti Leadership Fund, offering bursaries to individuals within our portfolio companies, enabling them to attend transformational retreats at 42 acres.

42 ACRES

We believe that self reflection, mindfulness and time in nature can lead to greater leadership, innovation and communication within the workplace and beyond; thereby leading to greater value in our businesses and greater impact in the world.

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