Scrummy Club will be the complete customer experience for small and independent retail, providing mobile loyalty, order ahead, payments and marketing.
Meet the Team
The core team at Scrummy Club are each experts in sales, marketing, product development and finance, and we’ve all run our own businesses.
Starting his digital marketing career advising The AA, British Gas, William Hill and Sainsbury’s, James founded a small business-focused digital marketing consultancy in 2007. James’ passion for small and independent businesses is infectious and helps keep us true to our mission to help these traders to thrive.
A former advertising director at Haymarket Media with responsibility for large commercial teams and multi million pound P&Ls, Ben launched and co-founded an award-winning, multi-platform sales and content agency in 2009. Ben is an experienced senior commercial executive who has worked with Nike, HSBC, Ford and Nestle.
A former designer and developer, Mike has lead Agile teams at some of the best and most innovative agencies in the world, including Made by Many and Ustwo. Mike has delivered early-stage products and services for Lloyd’s Bank, adidas, BBC News, itv news, Experian, UK Government and Skype.
Robin (FCMA) has over 40 years experience in accounting, finance and consultancy for SMEs. Robin has built and exited several small businesses and is currently founder and CEO of karting company Wessex Raceway and chairman of the National Karting Association.
Advisors & Partners
To bolster our core team we’re proud to be supported by some amazing advisors and partners.
Former senior RBS and T-Mobile executive Attul founded and recently exited from Red Zebra Analytics, an award-winning loyalty platform, where he was CEO. Attul is also a speaker on loyalty for World Bank and was Finance Monthly CEO of the year 2015.
Felix is a former head of mCommerce at Vodafone and was an advisor for MPayMe, one of the most comprehensive multi-channel platforms in the world for payments, loyalty, coupons and advertising across mobile, online, print and in-store.
Howard helps lead proof of concepts at Visa Europe Collab, developing commercial ideas particularly in the world of payments. His expertise in e-payments and the operational implications will be invaluable for Scrummy as we develop our mobile payments proposition.
Joel is a retail marketing entrepreneur, founder of Capture Marketing (the UK’s leading retail media agency) and former shopper marketer at dunnhumby. He is also a mentor at Virgin Startup and brings extensive retail and commercial experience to the team.
Avril is an experienced NED and strategist. She built an award winning Wealth Management business which sold in 2009, was CEO of a global headhunting firm which she took through a management buy out. She has several NEDs and Chairmanships plus the occasional part time operational role prepping firms for investment, most recently in the technology space.
Marcus is an NLP Master Practitioner, new business trainer, coach, speaker and author. He has trained in global and local markets, helping companies including Google, Unilever, Cisco Systems and Saatchi and Saatchi to communicate more effectively and persuasively with their customers. He is also a sales mentor at Mass Challenge.
In addition we have an extensive partner network that includes a number of specialists in mobile payments, data protection, privacy, security and data compliance.
In September 2016 we won 2nd place at The Barclays / Rise Hackathon (of 547 teams and 1,045 participants from Machester and Mumbai).
We are proud to be April 2016 graduates of Accelerator Academy’s 12-week acceleration programme.
In March 2016 we were selected as 1 of 6 finalists for Fintech Circle’s Angel network and were ‘green-lighted’ by the London Co-Investment Fund.