Cambridge aims to double its number of unicorns

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

Venture Capital Funding

Do universities take too big a stake in spinouts?

Treasury announces review into university spinouts as founders say average 24% stake universities take in spinouts impedes growth


Government revives Oxford-Cambridge tech hub

Sunak backs plan with £2.5m to develop ‘UK Silicon Valley’ based on the Oxford-Cambridge Arc


A guide to the Silicon Fen tech sector

Cambridge-based companies are generating revenues of £46.6bn, with the city now home to over 5,000 tech companies specialising in biotech, AI and fintech.

Venture Capital Funding

Cambridge Innovation Capital closes £225m second fund

CIC’s first fund made more than 30 investments in potentially world-leading deeptech and life sciences companies


University spinouts raise £11bn of equity investment over past decade

Over a thousand university spinouts have gone through 3,000 plus equity rounds between 2012 and 2021, with America being by far the most active foreign investor

Venture Capital Funding

Cambridge Innovation Capital raising second fund

CIC acts as a booster rocket for tech start-ups spun out from Cambridge university, with £200m invested in 35 companies to date


12 of the most exciting tech companies in Cambridge

Cambridge is emerging as one of the top cities for tech companies in the UK, thanks to its world-class science and innovation.


Can we count on Cambridge-London-Oxford Golden Triangle to boost the UK economy?

The Cambridge-London-Oxford Golden Triangle may be the UK's best bet for boosting economic prosperity post-Brexit.


Cambridge Consultants receive £6.2m funding boost for expansion plans

Technology company given finance facility by Barclays.


DFJ Esprit makes return investment in Cambridge-based radar company

3D surveillance radar company Aveillant has returned to its existing pool of investors to raise an additional £6 million of growth capital.


The Cambridge Satchel Company’s journey from kitchen counter to global brand

Having not paid herself for three years after founding The Cambridge Satchel Company, Julie Deane has now secured $21 million worth of venture capital. GrowthBusiness finds out how she's going to spend it.