Second round recipients of the Regional Growth Fund have been named.
Many companies are trying to determine what future role traditional cheques will play in everyday business despite the saviour of the payment method.
Stephen Chandler, managing partner at venture fund Notion Capital, explains his view on balancing austerity and investment in the face of slower growth.
Electronic invoicing business Tradeshift has accepted an investment of $17 million (£10.6 million) from Russian venture capital firms ru-Net and Kite Ventures as the business eyes further expansion across the Atlantic.
Lord Young of Graffham, a former cabinet minister under Margaret Thatcher and an active investor in early-stage technology companies, is set to return to his role as a government adviser.
Westminster City Council has added to London’s growing number of start-up incubators, launching a studio space in the West End that will enable up to 1,000 companies and entrepreneurs to access office space.
About a quarter of businesses with an annual turnover of £1 million or more hold a total of £4.65 billion in cash despite rising inflation because they have cancelled or postponed business development, new research shows.
Another year, another remarkable set of success stories has been acknowledged at the ninth annual Investor AllStars.
The blunt truth is that private equity houses need to understand what the exit strategy is the moment they start talking to potential investee companies. GrowthBusiness blogger Wol Kolade explains.
Never mind how you’re going to get funding, what should you be asking for in the first place? We report on how to determine what type – and amount – of finance you need.
Fixed income and alternative investment manager BlueBay Asset Management is launching a new private lending business aimed at funding growing European small and medium-sized enterprises.
The Bank of England has voted to inject an extra £75 billion into the slowing UK economy by increasing the amount of quantitative easing to a total of £275 billion because ‘global expansion has slackened’.
Patricia Harriss, business development director of DirectionGroup, reviews More Balls Than Most, written by straight-talking entrepreneur Lara Morgan.
Whatever your plans for obtaining finance, the important thing is to appreciate what tax relief might be available.
More than half of entrepreneurs use bottom line cash to fund business growth compared with just one fifth that say they source development capital from the banks, a survey finds.
Billions could be directly injected into british businesses through a new scheme called ‘credit easing’ as part of the government’s plans to get the economy moving.
The terms and conditions being placed on small and medium-sized businesses seeking loans have become ‘more stringent’ in the past quarter, and are expected to become tougher.
The government has introduced a raft of incentives and grants to stimulate start-ups and encourage entrepreneurship in the UK. We examine reactions to the schemes on offer.
Despite it taking until 2013 for the UK to have its first ‘official astronaut’, Britain’s space industry offers many opportunities for aspiring entrepreneurs.
Sophia Harrison, director of financial and professional services at Grayling, looks at how a new exchange platform out of Sweden could strike the right chord of regulation for SMEs.
Building a high-growth business stage three: Choosing to partner with larger firms to collaborate on projects.
New research from GrowthBusiness shows that the number of UK cash shells is climbing. We speak to new entrants to the market and those that have recently closed deals to find out what’s driving shells’ increasing popularity.