London, UK – February 2017 – London-based startup Banvard & James has received a £200K investment through Startup Funding Club’s award-winning network of international investors. The funds will be used to aid the high end men’s fashion accessories brand’s fast-paced growth and its international expansion.

“Raising these funds was very important for the brand,” said Joseph Zipfel, Startup Funding Club’s Investment Manager. “We have worked with Banvard & James since its early beginnings and we are now very excited by its growth prospects and the opportunity for international expansion.”

About Banvard & James (
Banvard & James is a London-based unique fashion brand that aims to exploit the gap in the fashion industry by developing a brand exclusively supplying high end men’s fashion accessories. Launched in 2013 by two brothers, the brand is inspired by London’s strong sartorial heritage and the vibrance of the current British design scene. Banvard & James combines traditional British fashion with a subtly colourful, modern twist.

About Startup Funding Club (
Startup Funding Club (SFC) is a network of business angels and an early-stage fund that acts as a facilitator for startups to get funding. The organisation, specialised in SEIS investments, allows High Net Worth and sophisticated investors to support high potential startups. To do so, it uses its unique model that combines SFC’s angel network, which was awarded the 2016 Lead Syndicate of the Year by the UK Business Angels Association, with the Startup Funding Club Fund. So far, SFC has been involved in over 100 SEIS and EIS investments.

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