Venture Capital Funding

Jim O’Neill calls for £25bn post-coronavirus patient capital fund

Ex Treasury minister and Goldman Sachs chief economist says patient capital fund will help businesses get out of Covid-19 debt mountain


Is your tech business being affected by coronavirus?

Here are 3 things you can do to protect your tech business and your employees from the sweeping coronavirus pandemic


Investment in start-ups increases by one third to £663m since lockdown

Investors double down on existing tech investments but start-ups in other sectors struggle to find the investment they need

Financial Management

Over half of start-ups only have enough cash flow to survive six months

A number of worried UK start-ups only have enough cash flow to last them six months at most, new findings show.


Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme – how it works

The Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme goes live on Monday, April 20 enabling larger businesses affected by Covid-19 to borrow up to £50m through state-backed loans


Here are 3 tech start-ups actively fighting coronavirus

Growth Business highlights 3 tech start-ups actively fighting the Covid-19 pandemic that are open for investment to fund further research and development

Alternative Finance for Business

Ebury launches £40m small business coronavirus lending package

Santander-backed fintech firm, Ebury, have launched a fund for SMEs struggling to secure funding during the coronavirus pandemic

Legislation and Regulation

Covid-19 business support Q&A – an EY guide to what you need to know

Furloughing your staff and the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) explained. Joanna Santinon of EY answers your questions


Tech companies call for emergency loans to be opened up to them

A dozen of Britain’s fast-growth tech companies write to chancellor Rishi Sunak, calling for ways to keep them in business


Nine out of 10 growth businesses to close within a year

Investors taking fright during the coronavirus crisis are imperiling the future of Britain’s potential unicorns, says survey


NatWest adds £5bn of funding to help SMEs get through coronavirus crisis

Extra £5bn of funding added to £8bn Growth Fund as small business braces for worst as coronavirus takes hold