Haatch invests £100k-£500k into the next generation of digital disrupters from our SEIS and EIS tax-efficient funds.
We’re a team of hands-on value creators. We have been there, built, scaled and sold our own companies. We use that knowledge, experience and network to accelerate the growth of portfolio businesses via our hands-on “Smart Money” approach, providing support in many areas, including go-to-market, digital development and marketing.
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Reaching 6th on the Retail-Week Power List, Scott is regarded by many as one of the UK’s most innovative business professionals in retail.
After the Kiddicare acquisition, Scott became Managing Director and Chief Architect for Morrisons.com and has a wealth of experience in building and scaling large e-commerce businesses across the UK, most notably Kiddicare.com.
Founding Haatch, Scott has invested in, and developed businesses in the areas of ad tech, B2B SaaS (software as a service) and retail tech within the FMCG market including Elevaate, founded in 2014, enabling supplier monetisation programs across retailer websites.
Fred created award-winning, digital customer experiences bridging the online-offline gap in one of the UK’s largest grocers, Morrisons. This included the launch of browse and order points, mobile payments and electronic shelf edge labels powered by early stage technology companies.
To achieve this Fred worked with cutting edge early stage technology start-ups to integrate and piece together award-winning customer experiences.
Co-founding Haatch in 2013, Fred runs the investment process end-to-end and works with portfolio businesses in advisory and board roles.
Prior to Google, Mark was the Managing Director of Blinkbox Music, part of Tesco, where he grew the streaming music service to over 2.5 million users in 18 months. Previous to this, Mark held posts at Sainsbury’s, Global Media Vault, Microsoft, HMV, Warner Music UK and EMI.
Mark read Economics & Politics at University of Bath.
The digital marketing agency grew from nothing to delivering an EBIT north of £1 million in just under 6 years before being sold into one of the world’s biggest advertising holding companies (IPG).
As a result of that journey he is now seen as one of the most prominent minds in digital marketing and is regularly asked to speak and write about cutting edge digital growth both in the UK and around the world.
His real world experience in people management, building profitable start-ups and marketing make him an extremely valuable member of the central team.
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Haatch Ventures invests in SEIS & EIS eligible businesses at pre-seed and seed.
MVP to PMF
We love to see an MVP to visualise the application of your product at scale.
Haatch invests in category-killing, disruptive companies with digital technology at their core.
We participate in rounds between £150k – £2m that provide 18 months runway.