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.
Clive Kahn, CEO of business payments company CardSave, offers some advice to business owners considering a private equity deal.
Having closed its second funding round of the year, Tom Allason explains why the business has taken on a corporate venture backer.
With the awards recognising some outstanding achievements in the world of venture capital and private equity, GrowthBusiness speaks to the evening's sponsors to find out their views on the market.
There are a number of options that are available to business owners looking to sell their business: Stephen Campbell, partner at Panoramic Growth Equity, presents a case for the management buy-out.
The founder of the European Tech Tour Association talks to GB about the state of venture capital in Europe and his mission to forge connections between VCs and entrepreneurs.
Alex Macpherson, head of the ventures team at Octopus Investments, meets with GrowthBusiness to give some insight on how best to nurture a VC relationship.
Ahead of GrowthBusiness' profile of Stephen Welton, CEO of the Business Growth Fund, appearing next week, we speak to him about how the private equity and venture capital world has changed during his career.
Alliott Cole, member of the ventures team at Octopus Investments, sits down with GrowthBusiness to talk about how to cultivate a relationship with a venture capital firm.
A year after the formation of the bank-backed Business Growth Fund, Hunter Ruthven speaks to investment director Richard Bishop to find out how the firm has gone about selecting its investments and what the future looks like for the £2.5 billion fund.
Johnny Hewett, CEO at private equity firm Smedvig Capital, looks at management and investor relations and explains its importance in a cordial partnership.
Venture capitalist Wol Kolade shares lessons learned from two decades of investing in growth companies.
Rod Richards, managing partner at private equity firm Graphite Capital, speaks to MandADeals about recent deal activity and the future of retail investments.
A $10 million Series A funding round has been closed by Citymapper with contributions from a host of European venture capital firms.
At the beginning of 2013 Richard Reed and the rest of his founding team at Innocent Drinks sold out the last of their stake to Coca Cola. GrowthBusiness finds out what happens after exiting a business valued at $500 million.
With March IPOs raising £671 million on London's AIM market, it looks like the junior exchange is back to its best.