In 2018 the Xergy Group founders set out on a mission to transform the way the energy industry operates.

Read the story behind the founding of Xergy Group and the creation of Proteus and Marketplace.

Oct '18
Xergy Group is founded

Project Management veterans and successful entrepreneurs Colin Manson and James McCallum created Xergy Group and set out on a mission to improve and transform operating models across industries from energy and engineering to real-estate and manufacturing, with a vision is to accelerate the energy transition and digital transformation.

Apr '19
F&F fundraise

After an intensive period of market research, R&D, prototyping and early stage development, Xergy Group sought initial investment to accelerate platform development.

May '19
Initial partnerships

Xergy Group partners with Dot Zero software development company to drive the development of Proteus and Marketplace, and Gneiss Energy were engaged to advise on strategy and finance.

Apr '20
SEED A fundraise

Xergy raise £1.8M of investment to further the development of Proteus and Marketplace. A second office is opened in the United Arab Emirates, and the company hires specialists to drive the technology, sales, and marketing for Xergy Group.

Jun '20
Proteus launches

Proteus is launched to market and receives positive reviews.

Sep '20
Marketplace launch

Marketplace is launched to market and over 1,000 freelancers, consultants, and gig workers sign up in the first month.

Nov '20
Innovation grant

Scottish Enterprise awards Xergy Group an initial 'Early Stage Growth Challenge Fund Investment'.

Nov '20
Development moved

Xergy Group brings technology development in house, creating 10 new jobs in Scotland.

Dec '20
White label

Xergy Group products attract interest from other verticals, and the products are white labeled for Financial Services.

Jan '21
3rd party integrations

Xergy Group release key integration capabilities supporting Microsoft 365 and Google Workspace with the goal of providing product users with a seamless experience.

Feb '21
Customer acquistion

Xergy Group sees a significant increase in new customers to its products from across the energy sector, which are being seen as a critical component for companies going through energy transitions and digital transformations.

Mar '21
Financial developments

Proteus and Marketplace technological development continues, and finance capabilities are launched in Proteus.

June '21
Marketplace grows

Over 3,000 freelancer, consultants, and gig workers are actively using Marketplace.

Sep '21
SEED A+ fund raise

Xergy Group close £4.25 million Seed A+ fundraise to significantly scale-up the business and products.

Jan '22
Further innovations

Following a continued period of research and development, Xergy Group issues its latest release of Proteus, which includes a new-look navigation, as well as new features and components.