HPE is plugging investment into a London based wireless charging start-up that provides hotel guests, cafe-goers and sports fans battery power without the need for a socket. 

Chargifi has raised £5m in funding which will boost its expansion in the US and Asia. Chargifi already provides wireless charging for British customer Pret a Manger and Twickenham stadium. 

Wireless charging is tipped to be become as transformative as Wi-Fi was to dial-up internet connections. It quickly become a top investment after Apple launched the iPhone X, which features the technology.  

The idea for Chargifi was born while founder Dan Bladen was travelling the world in 2016 and found that businesses who failed to...