Dom is a feature writer for Growth Business and Small Business, focused on matters concerning start-ups and scale-ups. He has also been published in the Independent, FourFourTwo magazine and various lifestyle publications.

Venture Capital Funding

Watch: InMotion Ventures interview

Jaguar Land Rover’s venture capital arm tells Growth Business what its investment strategy is and the start-ups it's most excited about


Lack of capital is holding back scale-ups, report finds

Despite a funding gap, almost three quarters of scale-ups see the UK as an attractive place to build a business

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UK corporate venture capital firms by sector

The UK is host to corporate venture capital firms across sectors such as clean tech, fintech and deep tech, contributing to a fifth of all VC deals

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Corporate venture capital – a Growth Business guide

One in five VC deals in Europe last year were corporate venture capital deals, but what is it and how can you get it?

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Active UK corporate venture capital firms

Google, BP and Unilever all have their own CVC divisions backing UK-based companies. Here are those active in the UK and what they look for


Female founders continue to receive less investment  

All-female-founded teams receive a smaller share of VC equity deals than they did ten years ago


Northern Gritstone secures £312m to invest in spinouts  

The capital will be deployed to back science and technology firms in the North of England and builds on momentum of 15 initial investments


UK gets top spot in Europe for venture capital funding

Globally, the UK is behind only the US and China for levels of start-up VC funding so far this year


Cambridge aims to double its number of unicorns

Cambridge makes up the ‘golden triangle’ of R&D-rich start-ups in the sciences sector


European VC Atomico raises $1.1bn

The backer of Klarna and Lilium has a target of £1.35bn despite a challenging economic climate


Thought Machine ponders IPO as VCs advise against listing  

The London-based fintech could follow the high-profile flotation of chip designer Arm


British Business Bank makes £135m loss

The state-owned economic development bank expects pressure to remain on its portfolio valuations over the next 12 to 18 months