Thrift+ is founded on the belief that charity shoppers deserve the same quality shopping experience as regular shoppers. Shell Metcalfe 1 review. Currently operating out of a partner 3PL warehouse in Northampton, the company’s operations will soon be moving to their own 30,000 sqft facility. The company accepts clothing from both individuals and businesses, then sorts, photographs & uploads, before selling online. The vision is to create the single best destination to shop for second-hand clothes. We make it easy to donate your best second-hand clothes to your favourite charity and earn rewards to spend online. The operations are supported by automation and computer vision to minimise costs and allow rapid growth. The funding round is led by the Triple Point Impact EIS fund which invests in fast growing, innovative companies that have a measurable positive impact on society. Green Angel Syndicate Joe Metcalfe is hoping for a handout from the Dragons with his charity-meets-commerce clothing business. We release our latest donations at the same time every week.Sign up below and we'll keep you in the loop, We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. Thrift+ ‘makes it easy to donate your best second-hand clothes to your favourite charity’, filling the gap for the 150,000 charities in the UK that do not operate high street shops, but which can now benefit from the funds generated from their supporters’ unwanted clothing. Thrift+ is founded on the belief that charity shoppers deserve the same quality shopping experience as regular shoppers. In fact, they deserve better! Thrift+ is further supported by angel investors from two prominent impact investment syndicates: ClearlySo Impact Angels; and Green Angel Syndicate. In the past 12 months, the business has raised over £150,000 for charity and diverted 10s of thousands of items from landfill.

If you continue we'll assume that you understand this. Joe Metcalfe, CEO, estimates that over 50,000 bags of clothing are donated every single day in London alone. Syrian refugees Razan and Raghid Sandouk bring their British-made alternative to Cypriot halloumi to the Den. More nervous entrepreneurs face the fiercest line-up in business. In response to the Covid-19 crisis, Thrift+ has seen a surge in demand for their nationwide home collection service, with people staying at home and unable to donate in the normal way to high street charity shops. By bringing online charity shopping up to the same level as Amazon and Asos, we can make it a truly unstoppable force for good. “This funding will enable us to scale our operations. The company was founded by Joe Metcalfe, CEO, and Poppy Beer, CTO, who are supported by 3 head office staff, and 6 warehouse staff uploading up to 10,000 items each month.

We are Thrift+. The company was founded by Joe Metcalfe, CEO, and Poppy Beer, CTO, who are supported by 3 head office staff, and 6 warehouse staff uploading up to 10,000 items each month.

Thrift+ is a clothing donation service and online retailer. Entrepreneur whose memoir-writing service impressed Dragons' Den judges reveals he has since REJECTED Tej Lalvani's £90,000 offer - and has made … Thrift+ offers to “make it easy to donate your best second-hand clothes to your favourite charity”. Syrian refugees Razan and Raghid Sandouk bring their British-made alternative to Cypriot halloumi to the Den, but will the Dragons think it is a tasty proposition? For press or partnership opportunities, please We already have the site, staff, supply, and demand. Dragons' Den viewers praise founder of a 'make-up for men' brand after his slick pitch wins over ALL the investors. Can he convince the Dragons that pre-loved can be profitable? Funds can be directed to any UK registered charity. Contact: joe@thrift.plus Order a ThriftBag today. In 2015, he built & launched the UK's first Click & Collect app for high street charity shops.

Syrian refugees Razan and Raghid Sandouk bring their British-made alternative to Cypriot halloumi to the Den, but will the Dragons think it is a tasty proposition? Entrepreneurs face the fiercest line-up in business. Now we have the funds.”. Due to a complete misunderstanding, a member of my family donated my favourite dress and jacket! In the past 12 months, the business has raised over £150,000 for charity and diverted 10s of thousands of items from landfill. These generate over £1.4bn of sales in high street charity shops. If you want to find out more about becoming a green angel please contact  Nick Lyth at nick@greenangelsyndicate.com, For press information contact David Sheridan david@greenangelsyndicate.com. Thrift+ seals the deal on Dragon’s Den. Our founder, Joe Metcalfe, left his job in 2014 with the mission of bringing charity shops online. Thrift were really supportive and efficient at refunding and returning my two items. Read about our approach to external linking.

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Sales are split equally between Thrift+, the donor, and their chosen charity.

In 2015, he built & launched the UK's first Click & Collect app for high street charity shops. Many congratulations to Joe Metcalfe on securing a deal on Dragon’s Den, for his company ‘Thrift+’! We support early stage technology companies developing products and solutions specifically for a more efficient and sustainable use of global resources. In fact, they deserve better!

In the past 12 months, the business has raised over £150,000 for charity and diverted 10s of thousands of items from landfill.

Our founder, Joe Metcalfe, left his job in 2014 with the mission of bringing charity shops online. Green Angel Syndicate is the only angel investment syndicate in the UK specialising in the fight against Climate Change and Global Warming. I am so grateful at having my favourite dress and jacket back safely, quickly and in great condition! “We are delighted to be supported by investors who share our values, and who are judging us on both our social impact, as well as our financial return.”. 42 Charlwood Road, London, SW15 1PW, If you want to find out more about becoming a green angel please contact, Nick Lyth at nick@greenangelsyndicate.com. The company was founded by Joe Metcalfe, CEO, and Poppy Beer, CTO, who are supported by 3 head office staff, and 6 warehouse staff uploading up to 10,000 items each month. To find out more please see our, The new way to donate your best second-hand fashion. “Our home collection service is allowing people to continue to donate while staying safe at home, and to choose the specific cause that resonates with them right now.”. Tune in at 9pm to see how they get on! After filming for BBC’s Dragons’ Den last August, the company will be featured on the show this coming Sunday 12 August. The donor orders a ThriftBag, fills … The online charity retailer, Thrift+, today announced the closure of a £950k impact investment into their ‘on-demand clothing donation service’. Thrift+ has developed the logistics, operations, and technology to rapidly process and upload large volumes of clothing. Since then, he has been working to create a service that encourages high quality donations by offering convenience & rewarding generosity. In the Den, multimillionaires Sara Davies, Touker Suleyman, Deborah Meaden, Tej Lalvani and Peter Jones make or break a new batch of business dreams.