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Reef Knots is a direct-to-consumer menswear brand that was launched in 2013. Inspired by the ocean and summer, the brand has grown its reputation with silk ties and innovative print design but has now ventured into multiple categories, including upcycled ocean plastic swim shorts and knitwear using 50% recycled plastic. Since April 2014, the brand has made sales worth £2 million catering to more than 22,000 orders. Moreover, Reef Knots is now a profitable business with 108% online growth. With the investment, the brand will accelerate online sales through digital marketing channels and invest in a core team to generate further sales in wider demographies. 

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Rated on 25/03/2020

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The founder of the company is skilled in equity strategy and portfolio research. He also received a BCSC OPAL Award as a temporary retail winner and an SBS Small Business Award. Reef Knots was ranked 91 in the Top 100 Start-ups in the UK in 2015. The CEO is also taking responsibility as the finance head and the creative director.

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  • £195,520
  • 130%
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    07 Apr 2020


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    incorporated 7 years

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    16 Mar 20 Crowdcube £195,520 / 130% 64.333333333333%
  • Internet Business Awards Category Award Winner 2015
  • Hertfordshire Business Awards Finalist 2014

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