Raising investment for a cloud software platform

M2030 is a sustainability software platform that provides retailers and manufacturers with greater visibility of their emissions and enables them to target and improve emission performance within their factories and supply chains.

Our client

Manufacture 2030 (M2030)


ep group provided advice to M2030 that enabled them to successfully access seed funding to enable the business to expand.

Alongside its merchant banking partner Cameron Barney, ep group raised c.£1m of seed investment to enable the expansion of the software platform and provide working capital for the business to expand into the US market. We utilised our network and expertise to identify and work with investors to raise the investment for the growth of the business.

M2030 has subsequently expanding rapidly winning contracts with the likes of Honda, Toyota, Roche, Stanley Black and Decker and Reckitt Benckiser Group plc to deploy their platform into thousands of factory sites across the globe. 


Desired outcomes

The raising of seed funding to allow the business to invest in growth and expand its operation into the US market.


How did we help?

  • Supported M2030 in their preparation for investor engagement
  • Identified potential investors
  • Supported investor engagement


What were the benefits?

Successful raise of c.£1m of investment into the M2030 business.

Our team

Leo is a former army officer, civil engineer, and seasoned financier, with a specialist interest in sustainability and the delivery of social goals alongside financial ones. Leo’s conviction is garnered from pathfinding roles in military engineering, disaster relief, regeneration, and impact investing, where he has witnessed the power of collective ambition. 

Matt is a public speaker and a lifelong sustainability practitioner in the net zero and circular economy, with experience working in both corporates and SMEs. He built a sustainability and energy services business for a FTSE100 to deliver energy efficiency, renewables, and resource recovery projects for a variety of public and private sector clients. He was involved in putting the Zero Waste concept into practice in New Zealand in the 1990’s and from his first job with Greenpeace, he has maintained a passion for sustainability with a goal of making it mainstream. 

Steve is an author, public speaker, and global pioneer, driven in the pursuit of net zero and a regenerative economy. Steve has had significant impact on the energy transition in the UK and beyond with his work with corporates, investors, public sector bodies and governments. Steve is committed to implementing strong leadership and governance based on equitable and ethical business principles. 

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