Director pension funds could unlock more than ten times the amount of funding support for small and medium-sized enterprises as the new Business Bank, claims an industry specialist.
The coalition government has published its response to the Kay Review, a study on the UK equity markets.
European venture capital firm DFJ Esprit has exited its investment in Redkite Financial Markets.
Online fundraising platform Kickstarter has launched in the UK after announcing its intentions to do so in July.
Secondary trading platform Sharemark has been acquired by Asset Match and will now be re-branded.
Venture capital firm Albion Ventures has launched the Albion VCTs Top Up Offers as it looks to raise £15 million.
Online pawnbroker borro has netted its third round of investment and secured Canaan Partners as a backer.
RCapital portfolio business Morses Club has closed its second acquisition in four months as the business continues it return from administration.
A Series C funding round for Kabbage has seen it net a further $30 million (£18.5 milion) of growth capital.
Ahead of his keynote speaker role during the Finance 2.0 section of this year's Tech Tour Solutions, Anthemis Group founder Sean Park tells GrowthBusiness why he sees so much promise in the space and why Tech Tour resonates with his investment firm.
Despite the difficulty UK businesses experience in securing growth capital, 70 per cent of the population is willing to back British businesses.
ATM business NoteMachine has been sold by turnaround investor Rutland Partners after a six-year investment.
Anthemis Group has joined forces with a Boston-based venture capital firm and pool of investors to back Movenbank.
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.
A pack of increasingly aggressive competitors is snapping at the heels of the big high-street names, who have a job on their hands to regain public trust.
Venture capital funds are on track to better the fundraising mark set in 2011, new findings show.
US-based crowdfunding platform Kickstarter is planning to launch in the UK in the autumn.
There are more inactive 'shell' companies on London's markets than at any time since the London Stock Exchange tightened its rules in 2006.
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.
Pitching to a room full of peers is difficult enough, but imagine doing it with the scrutinising eye of HRH Duke of York less than 10 feet away.
George Burgess, founder of Gojimo and recipient of a $1 million capital injection from Index Ventures and JamJar Investments, relives his trade mission for GrowthBusiness.
With Scottish football club Hearts and cinema chain Curzon agreeing to pay staff an hourly rate above the minimum wage, are employers beginning to recognise that employees need more to make ends meet.
Research report into the top-performing 100 companies below the FTSE 350 and on AIM.