Founder / Connector / Brand Leader / Business Builder
Chris Lowe is the founder and CEO of Notwics, an IR consultancy established in February 2017. The business draws upon Chris’s love of the technology space, fuelled by 18 years’ experience in the world of stockbroking where he focused on public Tech investors and Corporates, as well as his more recent experience working for Michael Bloomberg, as a Technology specialist, covering Private and Public technology, in EMEA.
Chris has spoken at many events and has hosted his signature Notwics pitch event, in London and across the UK since 2011. This is Chris’s second adventure as a founder, having previously successfully exited his first business, ICA to Bloomberg in 2012. Chris is married, with three kids, residing in Richmond London.
Anthony has a multicultural background, with his family roots in the UK, but having lived in Mumbai, Brussels, Hong Kong and NYC. He was drawn into the travel industry and pursued several startups himself, starting at the age of 19, while completing his bachelor degree from New York University.
Anthony has always been drawn to the investment side of the startup equation and started his Angel investing efforts by helping friends get their projects off the ground. From there Anthony became a Business Angel Investor primarily in travel technology and now invests across several industries. Anthony is also currently pursuing his Certified Financial Analyst (CFA) level I.
Stuart has been busy in financing and supporting UK high growth businesses since before the dot-com bubble. Most of this has been as an investor where he’s worked for firms such as Octopus and Crowdcube. He’s made over 60 investments & being a generalist investor has covered most sectors & stages. He knows a lot of the investment community; has a strong understanding of the opportunities they are interested in and how to best present them.
Stuart has also undertaken many business coaching assignments and helped these management teams affirm their purpose, clarify their plans & maximise their likelihood of success. He especially likes to help profit with purpose businesses that address the UN SDGs.
Stuart is a graduate of Loughborough University, London Business School & Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. Stuart is a Trustee of heropreneurs – a charity which mentors members of the Armed Forces Community who plan to set up & grow their own business.
Paolo is an investment industry veteran with a career spanning 24 years in Investment Banking, of which 15 years as a Head of Investment Research and 7 years as a CEO. For the last 8 years he has been a very active Angel investor, helping create an extensive network of value. He has further enhanced this by mentoring many start-ups and scale-ups.
His advisory business experience is spread across a broad spectrum of industries offering support through the M&A process, investor relations and strategic positioning. Paolo is also currently learning to become an Executive Coach under ILM7, to further enrich his advisory capabilities.
Rich has hands-on experience, having been head of investment for a VC over the last 7 years, investing in and helping scale various companies along the value chain. A few examples – LaundryHeap, Footy addicts, ReplayMELeague.
Rich spent 4 years as a derivatives trader developing a powerful array of skills. His advisory experience covers a broad spectrum of industries and sectors, which gives him the insight and foresight to address the challenges companies face as they look to grow.
With over 15 years of experience in graphic design, web and digital, Ryan and his team bring the visual design and creativity to NOTWICS and our clients.
Having a strong brand, effective digital presence and alluring investor materials, are critical to the success of any startup seeking funding. Having successfully guided hundreds of businesses along their funding journey, we know what investors are looking for in your brand and visual communications.
We can streamline and modernise your branding, slide deck presentations, marketing materials, website and any other digital assets, which will increase your value and grab the attention of potential investors.