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LONDON FASHION FUND OPEN TO EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FROM FASHION & BIO TECH START-UPS!

The London Fashion Fund is currently open to expressions of interest from fashion and biotech start-ups to close their latest round of investment. EOI’s will be assessed across five different criteria:

  • FASHION RELATED
    Must be working across one aspect of the fashion supply chain, from design to manufacture, supply chain, or retail.
  • EARLY STAGE GROWTH
    Should be 2 – 3 years in operation, with at least one tenured member of staff, and ideally progessing from an incubator or accelerator
  • MARKET TRACTION
    Must have a clear USP, be innovative and globally minded, demonstrating traction and growth
  • READY TO SCALE
    Seeking investment in order to scale e.g. to grow you team, to enter new markets, to manufacture commercially
  • SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE
    Core business strategy including financial, social and sustainable values

If you meet this criteria, the London Fashion Fund would love to hear from you! To find out more and to send your expression of interest here.

The deadline for submitting expressions of interest is Friday 19th February 2021.

INVESTMENT AWARDEES

London Fashion Fund has already invested in 8 fashion and tech start-ups in this round of investment. Learn more about the awardees and how they are innovating in the fashion and tech space below.

The businesses that we have supported have one thing in common; extremely bright and talented founders who are passionate about changing the fashion industry into an industry that is both creative and responsible in every way. They are inspiring and forward thinking, and have surprised and delighted us.

Jane Shepherdson, LFF Director; Fashion Industry & Retail Advisor

BEEN London

BEEN London is a sustainable accessories brand that rescues materials from landfill and handcrafts them into beautiful, useful bags that are made to last. https://been.london/

Clothes Doctor

Extends the life of clothing by repairing and upcycling at their own workshop, by experienced seamstresses & produces a range of natural, plastic-free luxury clothing care products. https://clothes-doctor.com/

Compare Ethics

Compare Ethics is the technology platform that verifies sustainable products, establishing trust and transparency between consumers and fashion businesses. https://compareethics.com/

HydroCotton

Good Cotton doesn’t have to cost the Earth. HydroCotton is a technology company pioneering climate resilient cotton agriculture for the 21st Century. https://www.hydrocotton.tech/

KAPDAA – The Offcut Company

Kapdaa works with Fashion Designers to turn their offcuts into quality branded products, saving 7400 meters of fabric each year from landfill. https://www.kapdaa.com/brand/

Own-Kind

Own-Kind combines the luxury of personal styling with the convenience of online. Give or receive Styling advice and digitise your wardrobe, on the free App. https://www.own-kind.com/

Nuw Wardrobe

Nuw is an app to share and swap clothes to extend the life-cycle of the clothes we buy in order to reduce our collective fashion carbon footprint. https://www.thenuwardrobe.com/

Rewritten

Founded on a fundamental belief that no bridesmaids dress should be worn only once, Rewritten produce innovative styles, that mix & match, in bold colours with flattering silhouettes that can be worn again and again. https://wearerewritten.com/