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Price Bailey's Sarah Moores explains private equity, beyond the hype of Dragon's Den and the mysteries of Silicon Valley

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What is it really like pitching for venture capital? 

Pursuit, pitch and reading the room

​Tim Mills, investment director at the Angel CoFund breaks down the process for raising angel investment, from preparing the pitch to following up

50 shades of 'no'

In the investment world, sometimes a “no” isn’t just “no”. Here's a look at what the various shades of "no" mean for your business

Venture capital: Evaluating the risk profile of investments 

How do VCs assess risk when looking forensically at investment portfolios?

The venture capital firm plugging the equity gap

Partners: Rory Stirling, Bruce Macfarlane and Jon Coker pick up their prize

Fresh from picking up Equity Gap Fund of the Year at Investor Allstars, GrowthBusiness finds out from partner Rory Stirling how MMC Ventures is building an impressive portfolio.

From recession start-up to £50 million exit in seven years

When MMC Ventures partner Rory Stirling first came into contact with Base79 the online video market was in its infancy. Now the investor has exited a business leading the market and looks back on the growth story.

Why I invested in Zoopla

Alex Macpherson had worked with the founding team of Zoopla previously

After watching one of the firm's early investments join the London Stock Exchange, Alex Macpherson, head of the Ventures team at Octopus Investments, explains what he saw in Zoopla that first excited him.

The lure of private equity investment to fuel growth

As a private equity house dedicated to building companies in the financial services, industrial and business services sectors, Dunedin partner Giles Derry tells GrowthBusiness more about the firm's approach.

Expert advice on how SMEs can attract funding from family offices

Patrick Butler has experience of providing family offices with investment advice

Patrick Butler, CEO of Prime Wealth Group and CIO of Omada Capital, unlocks the secrets of securing capital from the family office source.

Index Ventures endorses growing European tech scene with new investment pot

With $550 million of new funds at its disposal, we discover why Index Ventures has never been more sure of the European technology market and what it looks for from investable entrepreneurs.

Environmental Technologies Fund's quest to find returns in resource efficiency

Fresh from picking up Investor of the Year at the New Energy & Cleantech Awards, GrowthBusiness speaks to the Environmental Technologies Fund and managing partner Patrick Sheehan to find out why the firm’s approach is working.

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