B2 Group secures £1.1 million funding

B2 Group has secured £1.1 million funding from the Northwest Regional Development Agency.


Funding for green LED developer

iVision UK, a company developing and manufacturing energy-efficient light emitting diodes (LEDs), has raised £700,000 of investment.

Venture Capital Funding

Attracting funding in a recession

Sally Goodsell, CEO of regional funding organisation Finance South East, explains how businesses can win private investment in the midst of a downturn.


Insurance group taps banks for £150 million

UK-headquartered insurance and reinsurance group Brit Insurance Holdings has secured a revolving credit facility of £150 million led by the Royal Bank of Scotland.


More funding for sewage treatment venture

Eco-Solids International, a developer of technologies for treating sewage sludge, has received follow-on funding from AIM-listed investment company Low Carbon Accelerator (LCA).


Veryan Medical raises £3.1 million

Veryan Medical, a developer of devices to improve the long-term medical care of patients with vascular disease, has raised £3.1 million from a second funding round.


£10m for Keronite

Keronite, the developer of new metal-coating process that hardens the surface of aluminium and magnesium alloys, has concluded a £10 million funding round backed by hi-tech VCT firm Quester (£1.3 million) and private investor network Hotbed (£2.7 million) among others.

Venture Capital Funding

How to hit the business funding jackpot

Persuading investors to part with their cash requires guts, gall and a bit of good luck, but it's all too easy to misjudge your audience and fall flat. GrowthBusiness explains what not to do when trying to get funding.

Financial Management

What to do when a company runs out of money

Quite the most painful moment in business is the realisation that your company is running out of money. It hits you in the pit of your stomach, believe me, and the first reaction is often absolute panic. But don't despair. Here are some ideas that might work.