Price Bailey's Sarah Moores explains private equity, beyond the hype of Dragon's Den and the mysteries of Silicon Valley
What is it really like pitching for venture capital?
Tim Mills, investment director at the Angel CoFund breaks down the process for raising angel investment, from preparing the pitch to following up
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
How do VCs assess risk when looking forensically at investment portfolios?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Patrick Butler, CEO of Prime Wealth Group and CIO of Omada Capital, unlocks the secrets of securing capital from the family office source.
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.
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.
On the back one of the strongest investment years for angel and venture capital commitments, GrowthBusiness looks at which firms were the busiest.
On the back of a year which saw £937 million injected into 260 UK and Irish technology companies, GrowthBusiness looks at the ten biggest fundraisings including Truphone, Shazam and Funding Circle.
Mark Payton, managing director of Mercia Fund Management, explains why the venture capital firm is campaigning to increase the level of tax-efficient seed funding for start-ups.
Entrepreneurial experience is something that lots of start-ups looking for investment resonate with, and Notion Capital has no shortage of it.
As the Angel CoFund begins to take its co-investment scheme to all corners of the UK, GrowthBusiness catches up with the fund’s non-executive chairman, George Whitehead, to find out how progress has been so far.
Roberto Bonanzinga is a partner at Balderton Capital and has spent over 15 years working with entrepreneurs in the US and in Europe. He gives some candid advice on how to approach a VC.
Knowing the right time to take on an external investor was the question posed to four companies already backed by the Business Growth Fund.
In an era dominated by the struggles of SME funding, Alex MacPherson, head of ventures team at Octopus Investments, looks at how the rise of angels could be divine intervention.
A new study reveals the top three risks that impact businesses the most
When Nimesh Thakrar and Misa Zahar set up their 3D printed jewellery business, Banneya, they knew they hit gold. Here's how they got started
Academic expert, Victoria Hurth, examines the difference between purpose and CSR, and the value of both in business
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