Investment & Consulting

Hi, I’m Andrew Lockley.

If you’ve got a great new business idea, or an existing business you’re looking to grow, then maybe I can help you.

If I take a stake in your business, I’ll help you with strategy, finance, sales and marketing – the four biggest challenges for a growing company.

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Investment Portfolio and Exits

Facilities management


Trade sale; N/A

Payments processing

Ordinary shares

MBO; trading/expanding

Virtual tour

Ordinary shares

MBO; trading

Virtual estate agency

Share option

Option buyback; trading/expanding

The information given is: sector; instrument type, exit type; last known status. Founder shares are marked*

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Investment Portfolio and Exits

Here’s the list of my current portfolio and exits.  Broadly, these go from oldest to newest.  The information given is: sector; instrument type, exit type; last known status.  Founder shares are marked*.  Where available, value at […]

By |June 6th, 2015|Categories: Investments|

There’s no room for ‘good’ on the internet

What’s wrong with good?  We all like good food, we all want good haircuts, and we all want to live in a good area.  What’s wrong with good?  Don’t good businesses do well?

They used to.

Imagine […]

By |June 6th, 2015|Categories: Consultancy|

Miser Hacks for Founders

Far too many entrepreneurs waste money at the same time as running around trying to raise it – often from me.  A little frugality goes a long way to helping a firm hit breakeven, and also […]

By |June 6th, 2015|Categories: Investments|

Investor reference from CEO

This reference is from the Karen, CEO of The Prosperous Shop – a pre-launch investment of mine.  I’ve not edited, corrected or formatted it in any way, except to remove blank spaces.

What’s it like having […]

By |April 12th, 2015|Categories: Consultancy|

Cheapskates, thieves – and why you should encourage them

Everyone likes a bargain – but some are prepared to go further than others.  People have a sliding moral scale.  Few will smash-and-grab at a jewellery store, but if an insurance firm accidentally paid us twice […]

By |February 7th, 2015|Categories: Consultancy|

What cottaging can teach you about product-market fit

In my youth, it was a common sight to find men’s phone numbers scrawled into the walls of public toilets, often accompanied by indecent proposals. Many of these were probably written by lads pranking their […]

By |February 7th, 2015|Categories: Consultancy|

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