Investor Relations Consultancy

A new type of consultancy

NOTWICS is a leading Investor Relations consultancy, focused on the Seed to Series B funding space. Our approach is a unique mix of technology and service, successfully advising our clients through our expertise in Investor Relations and Events.

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Investor Relations

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How Do We Do It?

Our process

We work with our clients from initial request to completed objectives. KPI’s are set and delivered on.

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Client request
/ referral

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Research and due diligence
/ Deck review and feedback


Consultation period
with client

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IR or Scale Up


Meet The Team

Who are we

The team act collectively bringing experience, wisdom and expertise in reviewing and advising the founders we work with. It is a consensus driven decision to work with a founder

Success Stories

Our Current Clients

Our Partners

We work with some amazing corporate sponsors

With a unique focus on events that always connect founders with proper investors, we’ve grown our franchise to offer digital and in-person platforms. These many different channels help enhance clients’ investor relations and sponsors engagement in the early stage technology space.


What our
clients say

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Notwics has been of a great support to our business. Chris tremendously accelerated our fundraise process. We’ve been oversubscribed for our SEIS round within less than 2 months. Chris has a great mind and a big soul, he is very supportive to founders. The collaboration with Notwics has been transparent and very productive. We look forward to the future collaboration with Chris and his team.

Alena Golden
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We worked with Chris and Notwics in 2020 to help us successfully raise seed capital for Good On You. They gave us incredible exposure to the UK Angel and Tech ecosystem, through the digital platform and also through their connections to the press. In particular we received a lot of interest from a Maddyness UK editorial that the Notwics team set in motion. As a Aussie startup, it would’ve been near impossible for us to navigate the UK investor scene in such a short period of time without access to the Notwics platform.

Sandra Capponi
The founder of Good on You
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“Thanks for all your work, to raise such a number through Covid is remarkable really.

Now we need to spend it sensibly!!!”

Richard Mclaren
CEO & Co-Founder of Hinterview
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“Lots of people can talk the talk but don’t walk the walk when it comes to helping companies raise investment, Chris is one of the rare people who does walk the walk. We’ve worked with Chris on two occasions and both times he has delivered. Also helps that Chris is a wonderful person to work with, top guy. 5 stars from myself and the Hiyacar team.”

Graeme Risby
CEO & Co-Founder Hiyacar
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We worked with Chris and Notwics in the summer of 2018 and they did a great job for us. The approach is refreshing, transparent and effective. Chris and his team quickly understood our business and connected us to some super smart money angels, that have become loyal shareholders and also, through their excellent pitch events, helped us get on to the radars of some extremely important VC’s and influential people in Tech.
They are a well wired, experienced, clever and exciting group of people to work with and we highly recommend to help, building any early stage founder’s investor outreach and IR campaign

Alan Lowe
CEO at Visionable
Tiernan Mines

Chris and the Notwics team are genuine, driven, humble, and most importantly, they have brilliant experience and credibility in the startup ecosystem. The level of service and attention to detail has been incredibly helpful for us – would recommend any company looking to raise funding. It’s been a breath of fresh air when it comes to startup advisors and pitching events. Big thanks!

Tiernan Mines
CEO at Hello Lamp Post
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The networking was excellent, thoroughly enjoyed talking with the founders!

Chris Hornby
Director at Gillamor Stephens
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“Well done for everything you have done for the ecosystem”

David Rees
Managing Partner, IZY Capital
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‘I feel privileged to have met and worked with Chris and the NOTWICS community. Chris is a refreshingly authentic person to work with, with a deep expertise in fundraising and start-ups. The NOTWICS team have a strong network, that has introduced us to ’smart money’ investors that helped us to close our round significantly overfunded. We’ll look forward to NOTWICS consulting us on our next round’

Oscar White
CEO and Founder, Beyonk
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“NOTWICS is that rare breed: an investor introductory service that not only actually introduces you to genuine investors, but stays committed to the start-ups he/it* has backed and sees the process through to the end. The events are great, too! Highly recommended!”

James Flint
CEO, Hospify
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It was an absolute pleasure working with NOTWICS. The pitch event was extremely professional and resulted in multiple individuals investing in our seed round. It was a real breathe of fresh air to work with Chris whose approach to fundraising is second to none. I highly recommend his service to anyone looking to raise investment

Ian Dibb
CEO & Founder Once I've Gone
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What I like is the flexibility; the way in which NOTWICS personally get to know the Angels and push to them opportunities that you know might interest them. Certainly, this is part of the “qualified Deal-Flow” but somehow goes beyond.

Chris Broad
Angel Investor (Ex Apple C-Suite)
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NOTWICS understand what VCs are looking for and have astute observations to make about both industry events and early stage businesses. The NOTWICS connections in industry are wide-reaching, and through the update emails they report accurately and unbiasedly on a far larger number of events than an individual VC could reasonably attend. This means that, with their help, we have insight into events we couldn’t attend and are able to maintain a more complete high-level view of the London(/European) VC market.

Seb Wallace
Triple Point
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I was tiring of the whole advisory space for start-ups. Then along came Chris & Cam at NOTWICS – who are like a breath of fresh air. Knowledgeable, helpful, experienced and very well connected to the leading players in this space. A cut above the rest

Stefan Chmelik
Founder / CEO @ Bioself
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Just wanted to say thanks for tonight. I thought the event was brilliant – super well run and really nice and engaged attendees. Nice venue too. One of the better “investing/pitching/start up” events I have been to, plus yesterday’s PREP session was genuinely really helpful and very nice to meet some friendly faces (the other start ups) before the fire.

Georgia Stewart
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We have enjoyed working with Chris and the team at NOTWICS very much. He’s a great guy, bags of energy, relentless work ethic, and comes highly recommended. NOTWICS does exactly what it says on the tin – thank you for the positive impact you have had on our business.

Richard Teideman
BCD Offshore
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Chris is kind of a big deal. He’s too humble to say that, but it’s true. I’ve enjoyed working alongside him since day 1 and he’s quickly become an invaluable member of the team. Worth his weight in term sheets.

Prask Sutton
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Working with Chris at NOTWICS has been a thoroughly rewarding experience. Chris is one of the best connected people in the start-up/scale-up scene. Having him in your corner makes a real difference.

Alasdair Pettigrew
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Chris has helped open the doors of many leading, established VC’s & High Net Worth in London & Scandinavia, who invest in FINTECH or CREDIT. He also networked us strongly into the LONDON FINTECH scene very effectively enabling us to meet & get close to LENDINVEST, REVOLUT & others.

Per Elvebakk
JAJA Finance
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Chris’s indomitable support for young companies is unparalleled.

Martina King
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Within just 6 weeks of presenting at NOTWICS 16, SafeToNet raised over £500k from 15 investors. It was a game-changing moment for our Company. We cannot recommend NOTWICS more highly.

Richard Pursey
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Super impressed with Chris and his knowledge of the ecosystem. He has genuine access to a wide network of Angels and VC’s. Many of which trust him to be their filter. There are a lot of charlatans out there offering Investor Relations for a slice, but I’m very happy to say that my experience has been nothing but positive with NOTWICS so far

Glen Dormieux
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Chris helped us raise funding, making introductions to Angel investors and VC’s. The process was fast and the meetings were highly qualified. If we raise money again, the first person I’ll call will be Chris.

Gary Danks
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Partnering with NOTWICS was a great move; we closed our round faster than expected with the support and advice we receives. Chris offers a much more personal and effective service than what I’ve experienced elsewhere. No nonsense, no messing about – we got straight to the point and very quickly had a small number of high quality conversations, which delivered.

Tom Davenport

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CaaS – Consulting as a Service

IR Consultant

In Sourced IR
£4000 /pm +VAT
4 months
  • On going IR advice and support for Management
  • Execution of full service Investor Relations
  • Responsibility for preliminary meetings and strategic advice
  • In person – Work within the business

Investor Relations Advisory

Seed or Series A Round
£2000 - £3000 /pm +VAT
2 months
  • IR Advisory
  • Angel or VC  focused – Top Down: 50 targets
  • Access to expert network
  • Face to Face Corporate Access at our leading Events
  • Digital Campaign execution
  • Discounted Dyrectli campaign
  • Work virtually

Event Sponsorship

Pitch Events / Group Events
£2500 /pm +VAT
Ad Hoc
  • Speaker / Pitcher origination
  • High quality VC / Family Office / HNW Audience
  • Content Curation and event execution
  • Chris hosts and comperes
  • Press / Social Media

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