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.
UK-based Zebit has linked up with Mohr Davidow Ventures to fund the next stage of its payment platform's development.
Private equity and venture capital funds are outperforming pension fund assets and the FTSE All-Share, according to industry body the British Venture Capital Association (BVCA).
Loss-making junior stock exchange PLUS-SX is to be sold to inter-dealer broker ICAP for a nominal sum.
Three months after stepping down as head of 3i, Michael Queen has been replaced from within by Simon Borrows.
Riding on a wave of fast-growing European technology companies is Ben Holmes of Index Ventures. GrowthBusiness asks him about his personal investment approach and the prospects for British tech firms.
The board of PLUS Markets Group has given up its search for a new buyer and initiated an ‘orderly closure’.
AIM-listed investment management group Braveheart has raised £164,000 by way of a subscription by new and existing shareholders for 1,093,333 new ordinary shares.
Sharemark has failed to entice any PLUS-quoted companies to join its trading platform, as businesses await news on the future of PLUS.
Index Ventures has led a seed funding round in money transfer service TransferWise to allow the business to attract new staff and develop its technology platform.
Bobby Lane, partner at accountancy firm Shelley Stock Hutter, talks to GrowthBusiness about how best to secure bank finance.
Johnny Hewett, CEO at private equity firm Smedvig Capital, looks at management and investor relations and explains its importance in a cordial partnership.
Data Explorers has moved from private equity to trade ownership through a sale to a US buyer.
A year after securing Series A capital of £2.5 million, Funding Circle has closed its second round with Index Ventures.
A new business bank chaired by former RBS boss George Mathewson has bought Singers Asset Finance.
Directors’ salaries on London’s junior market are at all-time highs, but almost half of CEOs did not get a pay rise last year.
Nick Britton, research director at Vitesse Media Research, gives a sneak preview of this annual survey.
Following in the footsteps of Anita Roddick, Jacqueline Gold and Martha Lane Fox, we profile five female business builders who are going it alone.
View from the dealing floor. Eduard van Nes works on IG’s dealing floor in London. He looks at the influx of investment arriving in Cuba and the entrepreneurial culture growing.
The internet revolution has redefined what 'great' is when it comes to business.