CARWOW LTD – 07103079

Balderton Capital

CARWOW LTD 07103079

Overview of Carwow Limited

Focussing initially on the UK new car market, carwow has expanded in the UK into leasing, financing, and nearly-new cars.

Today, about 5% of all consumer new cars in the UK are sold through carwow, and about 1% in Germany and Spain already too.

In 2018, carwow generated £20m in revenue with a compound annual growth rate of 80% since 2015. The business is not yet profitable and continues to invest in its growth & market expansion.

carwow for Consumers

Carwow help consumers all the way through buying a car – from not knowing what car to buy, to the final purchase.

Carwow are rated 9.6/10 on Trustpilot in the UK and Germany.

Over 2 million people view their written editorial content each month, and their YouTube channel received 55 million views in August 2019.

carwow for the Car Industry

We help dealers reach consumers who are increasingly starting their car buying journey online.

In the UK, carwow works with 18 out of the 20 largest dealer groups and with 3,000+ dealers across 3 markets.

Carwow have strong partnerships with most of the popular car brands in the UK.

  • Registered office address: 2nd Floor, Verde Building, 10 Bressenden Place, London, England, SW1E 5DH
  • Company type: Private limited company
  • Incorporated on: 12 December 2009
  • Status: Active

Key filing dates

  • Accounting reference date: 31 December
  • Last accounts made up to: 31 December 2018
  • Next accounts due: 31 December 2020
  • Last confirmation statement date: 12 December 2019
  • Next confirmation statement due: 23 January 2021
  • Last members list: 12 December 2015

Nature of business (SIC)

  • 62011 Ready-made interactive leisure and entertainment software development

Previous company names

Previous company names
Name Period
DIGITAL BLURB LIMITED 4 December 2015

People

Officers:
11 officers / 4 resignations

  • Director ANDREWS, Giles Edward Charles ACTIVE
  • Nationality: British
  • Appointed: 17 April 2020
  • Date of birth: April 1966
  • Correspondence address: 2nd Floor, Verde Building, 10 Bressenden Place, London, England, SW1E 5DH
  • Country/State of Residence: England
  • Occupation: Director

  • Director HIND, James ACTIVE
  • Nationality: British
  • Appointed: 12 December 2009
  • Date of birth: December 1986
  • Correspondence address: 2nd Floor, Verde Building, 10 Bressenden Place, London, England, SW1E 5DH
  • Country/State of Residence: England
  • Occupation: Graduate

  • Director MOFFAT, Robert Warriner ACTIVE
  • Nationality: British
  • Appointed: 7 February 2014
  • Date of birth: June 1978
  • Correspondence address: 20 Balderton Street, Balderton Capital, 20 Balderton Street, London, England, W1K 6TL
  • Country/State of Residence: England
  • Occupation: Venture Capital Firm Principal

  • Director MURDOCH, Simon Thomas, Dr ACTIVE
  • Nationality: British
  • Appointed: 26 September 2018
  • Date of birth: June 1961
  • Correspondence address: 2nd Floor, Verde Building, 10 Bressenden Place, London, England, SW1E 5DH
  • Country/State of Residence: England
  • Occupation: Company Director

  • Director PIERREPONT, Seth Low ACTIVE
  • Nationality: British
  • Appointed: 11 April 2017
  • Date of birth: January 1983
  • Correspondence address: 1, 1 New Burlington Place, Accel, 6th Floor, London, England, W1S 2HR
  • Country/State of Residence: England
  • Occupation: Venture Capital Investor At Accel

  • Director SANTORO, David ACTIVE
  • Nationality: Italian
  • Appointed: 25 September 2012
  • Date of birth: May 1984
  • Correspondence address: 26, Knoll Drive, London, England, N14 5LT
  • Country/State of Residence: England
  • Occupation: It Consultant

  • Director STUDD, Thomas ACTIVE
  • Nationality: British
  • Appointed: 26 September 2017
  • Date of birth: October 1981
  • Correspondence address: 105, Wigmore Street, London, England, W1U 1QY
  • Country/State of Residence: England
  • Occupation: Partner Elect

  • Secretary COSGROVE, Katie Rebecca RESIGNED
  • Appointed: 2 May 2018
  • Resigned: 6 December 2018
  • Correspondence address: 2nd Floor, Verde Building, 10 Bressenden Place, London, England, SW1E 5DH

  • Director DESTIN, Frederic Geoffrey Albert RESIGNED
  • Nationality: Belgian
  • Appointed: 2 December 2015
  • Date of birth: May 1972
  • Resigned: 11 April 2017
  • Correspondence address: 16, St. James’s Street, London, England, SW1A 1ER
  • Country/State of Residence: England
  • Occupation: General Partner At Vc Firm

  • Director LANE, Damien John Patrick RESIGNED
  • Nationality: British
  • Appointed: 29 April 2013
  • Date of birth: July 1968
  • Resigned: 26 September 2018
  • Correspondence address: 56, Wildwood Road, London, England, NW11 6UP
  • Country/State of Residence: England
  • Occupation: Director

  • Director MARGOLIS, Alexandra RESIGNED
  • Nationality: Swedish
  • Appointed: 12 December 2009
  • Date of birth: June 1987
  • Resigned: 29 April 2013
  • Correspondence address: 26, Shrewsbury Avenue, East Sheen, London, England, SW14 8JZ
  • Country/State of Residence: England
  • Occupation: Graduate

Persons with significant control:

0 active person with significant control / 1 active statements

Statements

Statement ACTIVE

The company knows or has reasonable cause to believe that there is no registrable person or registrable relevant legal entity in relation to the company

  • Notified on: 12 December 2016

Recent Filing History

Recent Filing History
Date Form Description
29 Apr 2020 AP01 Appointment of Mr Giles Edward Charles Andrews as a director on 17 April 2020
24 Feb 2020 CH01 Director’s details changed for Mr Seth Low Pierrepont on 24 February 2020
20 Dec 2019 CS01 Confirmation statement made on 12 December 2019 with updates
18 Dec 2019 SH01 Statement of capital following an allotment of shares on 25 November 2019 GBP 528.23584
23 Sep 2019 AA Group of companies’ accounts made up to 31 December 2018
9 Sep 2019 RESOLUTIONS Resolutions

 

  • RES10 – Resolution of allotment of securities
  • RES11 – Resolution of removal of pre-emption rights
  • RES01 – Resolution of adoption of Articles of Association
12 Aug 2019 SH01 Statement of capital following an allotment of shares on 3 April 2019 GBP 510.05545
23 Jul 2019 MR01 Registration of charge 071030790001, created on 17 July 2019
17 Dec 2018 CS01 Confirmation statement made on 12 December 2018 with updates
6 Dec 2018 TM02 Termination of appointment of Katie Rebecca Cosgrove as a secretary on 6 December 2018
27 Sep 2018 AA Group of companies’ accounts made up to 31 December 2017
26 Sep 2018 AP01 Appointment of Dr Simon Murdoch as a director on 26 September 2018
26 Sep 2018 TM01 Termination of appointment of Damien John Patrick Lane as a director on 26 September 2018
2 May 2018 AP03 Appointment of Mrs Katie Rebecca Cosgrove as a secretary on 2 May 2018
14 Mar 2018 AD01 Registered office address changed from 2nd Floor 10 Bressenden Place London SW1E 5DH England to 2nd Floor, Verde Building 10 Bressenden Place London SW1E 5DH on 14 March 2018
14 Mar 2018 AD01 Registered office address changed from New Penderel House 283-288 High Holborn London WC1V 7HP to 2nd Floor 10 Bressenden Place London SW1E 5DH on 14 March 2018
31 Jan 2018 CS01 Confirmation statement made on 12 December 2017 with updates
3 Jan 2018 AP01 Appointment of Mr Thomas Studd as a director on 26 September 2017
19 Dec 2017 SH01 Statement of capital following an allotment of shares on 26 September 2017 GBP 461.42597
5 Dec 2017 SH08 Change of share class name or designation
20 Sep 2017 AA Group of companies’ accounts made up to 31 December 2016
2 Aug 2017 RESOLUTIONS Resolutions

 

  • RES10 – Resolution of allotment of securities
  • RES12 – Resolution of varying share rights or name
  • RES13 – The “proposed transfer” 21/07/2017
  • RES01 – Resolution of adoption of Articles of Association
19 Apr 2017 AP01 Appointment of Mr Seth Low Pierrepont as a director on 11 April 2017
18 Apr 2017 TM01 Termination of appointment of Frederic Geoffrey Albert Destin as a director on 11 April 2017
15 Dec 2016 CS01 Confirmation statement made on 12 December 2016 with updates
22 Sep 2016 AA Total exemption small company accounts made up to 31 December 2015
1 Feb 2016 MA Memorandum and Articles of Association
18 Jan 2016 AR01 Annual return made up to 12 December 2015 with full list of shareholders
Statement of capital on 2016-01-18 GBP 371.818
18 Jan 2016 CH01 Director’s details changed for Mr James Hind on 12 December 2015
21 Dec 2015 SH02 Sub-division of shares on 27 November 2015
21 Dec 2015 SH01 Statement of capital following an allotment of shares on 27 November 2015 GBP 278.3989
21 Dec 2015 RESOLUTIONS Resolutions

 

  • RES01 – Resolution of adoption of Articles of Association
  • RES10 – Resolution of allotment of securities
  • RES13 – Change of name 27/11/2015
10 Dec 2015 AP01 Appointment of Mr Frederic Geoffrey Albert Destin as a director on 2 December 2015
4 Dec 2015 CERTNM Company name changed digital blurb LIMITEDcertificate issued on 04/12/15

 

  • NM01 change-of-name-by-resolution
  • RES15 – Change company name resolution on 1 December 2015
13 Aug 2015 AD01 Registered office address changed from C/O Kemp & Company 202 Cotton Exchange Building Old Hall Street Liverpool Merseyside L3 9LQ to New Penderel House 283-288 High Holborn London WC1V 7HP on 13 August 2015
29 Jun 2015 AA Total exemption small company accounts made up to 31 December 2014
30 Dec 2014 RESOLUTIONS Resolutions

 

  • RES01 – Resolution of adoption of Articles of Association
  • RES10 – Resolution of allotment of securities
  • RES13 – Transfer shares 17/12/2014
30 Dec 2014 SH01 Statement of capital following an allotment of shares on 17 December 2014 GBP 278.39
30 Dec 2014 SH08 Change of share class name or designation
30 Dec 2014 SH10 Particulars of variation of rights attached to shares
22 Dec 2014 AR01 Annual return made up to 12 December 2014 with full list of shareholders
Statement of capital on 2014-12-22 GBP 278.4
22 Dec 2014 CH01 Director’s details changed for Mr David Santoro on 22 December 2014
6 Sep 2014 AA Total exemption small company accounts made up to 31 December 2013
25 Feb 2014 SH01 Statement of capital following an allotment of shares on 7 February 2014 GBP 210.2090
25 Feb 2014 SH02 Sub-division of shares on 7 February 2014
25 Feb 2014 RESOLUTIONS Resolutions

 

  • RES13 – Sub-division 07/02/2014
  • RES10 – Resolution of allotment of securities
  • RES01 – Resolution of Memorandum and/or Articles of Association
  • RES11 – Resolution of removal of pre-emption rights
20 Feb 2014 AP01 Appointment of Mr Robert Warriner Moffat as a director
23 Dec 2013 AR01 Annual return made up to 12 December 2013 with full list of shareholders
3 Oct 2013 AA Total exemption small company accounts made up to 31 December 2012
17 May 2013 AP01 Appointment of Mr Damien John Patrick Lane as a director
14 May 2013 TM01 Termination of appointment of Alexandra Margolis as a director
9 May 2013 RESOLUTIONS Resolutions

 

  • RES01 – Resolution of Memorandum and/or Articles of Association
  • RES11 – Resolution of removal of pre-emption rights
  • RES10 – Resolution of allotment of securities
9 May 2013 SH01 Statement of capital following an allotment of shares on 29 April 2013 GBP 161.00
3 Jan 2013 AR01 Annual return made up to 12 December 2012 with full list of shareholders
28 Sep 2012 AA Total exemption small company accounts made up to 31 December 2011
25 Sep 2012 AP01 Appointment of Mr David Santoro as a director
11 Jan 2012 AR01 Annual return made up to 12 December 2011 with full list of shareholders
11 Jan 2012 AD01 Registered office address changed from 202 Cotton Exchange Building Old Hall Street Liverpool ` L3 9LQ on 11 January 2012
12 Dec 2011 SH01 Statement of capital following an allotment of shares on 20 November 2011 GBP 116.28
12 Dec 2011 SH02 Sub-division of shares on 20 November 2011
12 Dec 2011 RESOLUTIONS Resolutions

 

  • RES12 – Resolution of varying share rights or name
  • RES01 – Resolution of Memorandum and/or Articles of Association
20 Sep 2011 AA Total exemption full accounts made up to 31 December 2010
18 Jan 2011 AR01 Annual return made up to 12 December 2010 with full list of shareholders
25 Jun 2010 AD01 Registered office address changed from Heath Pool Heath Lane Willaston Neston Cheshire CH64 1TR England on 25 June 2010
12 Dec 2009 NEWINC Incorporation

 

  • MODEL ARTICLES model-articles-adopted-amended-provisions

Charges

1 charges registered
1 outstanding, 0 satisfied, 0 part satisfied

Charge code 071030790001

Created
17 July 2019

Delivered
23 July 2019

Status
Outstanding

Persons entitled
Triplepoint Capital Llc

Brief description
Eu trade mark number 017980350 and other intellectual property (for more details please refer to the instrument).
Contains fixed charge.
Contains floating charge.
Contains negative pledge.
Floating charge covers all the property or undertaking of the company.

 

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