Growth Funding

Articles and guides on growth funding strategies and opportunities for UK companies.


ThinCats to back high-growth companies with £300m fund

The new fund is for high-growth and owner-managed businesses based in London, the South East, North West and the Midlands

Alternative Finance for Business

Fifteen ways to raise £1 million in business finance

Expansion requires financial muscle, be it for operations, research and development or an acquisition. Marc Barber looks at 15 ways to raise finance


Labour comes out for £50bn future growth fund

Shadow chancellor says ‘nothing is off the table’ when it comes to mandating institutions to invest in £50bn fund to support fast-growing UK companies

Growth Planning

Britain more attractive for foreign investment post-Brexit, say CEOs

UK rises to fourth most attractive investment destination for foreign investors after US, China and Germany


Deals of the Week, October 23 to 30 – Growth Business roundup

Growth Business roundup of Deals of the Week, October 23 to 30, listing seed funding, venture capital and crowdfunding deal of note

Growth Planning

7 ways to attract investors to your growth business

Jim Cockburn, who has personally invested in over 30 businesses, shares his advice on the best ways to attract investors to your business


Kennet raises £200m for latest technology growth fund

Latest Kennet fund targets Software as a Service for the legal, accounting and compliance sectors

Alternative Finance for Business

Uncapped closes first deals ahead of second fundraise next year

Revenue-based financier Uncapped set to close 10 deals before Christmas with ‘hundreds’ following in New Year following £10m fundraise

Alternative Finance for Business

Duke Royalty sitting on £45m it wants to invest in established businesses

AIM-listed finance fund raises another £18m in equity having closed royalty finance deals with a dozen businesses so far

Alternative Finance for Business

Creative England launches £24m debt fund for creative businesses

Creative Growth Fund will offer loans of up to £500,000 to post revenue, IP-rich creative businesses which need finance to scale up

Growth Planning

Four things you need to do if you want to grow your business

Many businesses find themselves in a ‘steady state’, unable to take their businesses onto the next level due to lack of funding or because they do not want to dilute equity, writes Dominic Buch


Where can you get growth funding for your business?

Grant Bergman of Finncap outlines 6 places where scale-ups and growth companies can turn to for finance