Start Ups

Why private investors are the answer if you want to grow post Covid-19 Originally written by Claire Madden on Growth Business
When you’ve been thrown a potentially knockout curve ball in the shape of Covid-19 and its impact on the economy, how do you stay in the game, let alone achieve the scale-up ...
Kennet raises £200m for latest technology growth fund Originally written by Lawrence Gosling on Growth Business
Kennet V, a high-growth technology fund launched by technology investor Kennet Partners and Edmond de Rothschild Private Equity, has raised €223m (£200m) in funding. Investors from Japan, China and the rest of ...
Why COVID-19 is not all bad news for start-up valuations Originally written by Benjamin Le Pendeven on Growth Business
As the COVID-19 pandemic triggers an unprecedented financial crisis, opposite forces seem to impact start-up valuations for months to come. COVID-19 has had a dramatic impact on markets and start-up valuations. ...
Future Fund – government tech start-up bailout scheme how it works Originally written by Timothy Adler on Growth Business
UPDATED: The Future Fund is now open to British start-ups that until now have been blocked because they moved to the US to attract investors. UK companies that have taken part in ...
Future Fund opens to British start-ups headquartered overseas Originally written by Timothy Adler on Growth Business
The Future Fund is now open to British start-ups that until now have been blocked because they moved to the US to attract investors. UK companies that have taken part in accelerator ...
How to get your business out from under the COVID-19 debt mountain Originally written by Angus Grierson on Growth Business
What does the COVID-19 debt mountain look like? The pandemic has resulted in an unprecedented COVID-19 debt mountain for SMEs and mid-market companies, with recent estimates reporting this could exceed £105bn by ...
Why your business should pivot to the green economic recovery Originally written by Andrew Jamieson on Growth Business
The COVID-19 crisis has had a devastating impact on the global economy. Most sectors are feeling the effects but industries such as automotive, aerospace, defence and oil and gas, in particular, have ...
Female Ventures Fund to invest £10m in women-only start-ups in first year Originally written by Timothy Adler on Growth Business
Female Ventures Fund aims to invest £10m in female founders and women-led start-ups over the coming 12 months. The Seed Enterprise Investment Fund, which launched this morning, wants to address the historical ...
Venture capital has £8.4bn ready to invest in fast-growth businesses Originally written by Timothy Adler on Growth Business
British venture capital funds have £8.4bn ready for investment in fast-growth businesses, according to British Business Bank research. The venture capital cash could provide crucial investment for innovative companies as the country ...
5 must-dos to help your business emerge from Covid-19 stronger Originally written by Partner Content on Growth Business
Businesses that want to emerge from the Covid-19 crisis stronger need to invest in R&D and marketing and concentrate on core business, say experts. Fast-growth businesses that want to survive the pandemic ...

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