Investment Funding


London businesses attract 77pc of all funding from US venture capitalists

Investors from the USA are putting almost twice as much money into UK-based businesses than they are into other European firms

Venture Capital Funding

If you want to raise money, call yourself an AI company

Median funding round for an AI start-up is about 15% higher than for other software companies - research


Majority of investors see Brexit as opportunity – survey

Business investors see availability of debt finance as biggest threat to their backing UK businesses, not exit from European Union

Venture Capital Funding

What to do when you get turned down by investors?

Getting turned down by investors can be a major knock-back for entrepreneurs – or a chance to regroup. Here, we talk to two entrepreneurs who bounced back from rejection.


Fund profile: Damon Bonser, co-founder of British Design Fund

Damon Bonser, co-founder of the British Design Fund, aims to support new product design and manufacturing firms.

Venture Capital Funding

How angel investors support UK start-ups

Joseph Zipfel, investment manager at www.startupfundingclub.co.uk, on how you can use angel investors to boost your business.

Financial Management

The next generation: Millennials out-invest Gen X and Baby Boomers

Familiarity with technology and a desire for higher returns is driving a preference for online investment platforms among millennials.


Beringea leads £1.75 million Series A into DeepCrawl

Marketing analytics and insights company takes funding to continue global growth as brands face mobile optimisation challenge.

Venture Capital Funding

Is Silicon Valley right for your start-up? Investors weigh in

What makes Silicon Valley a reigning global hotspot for innovation, entrepreneurship and venture capital? More importantly, should all European start-ups consider moving to the Valley?

Venture Capital Funding

3 key lessons learned from a first investment

Following an investment in Free Postcode Lottery, ZEAL investments's Christine Thoma outlines the potential benefits and pitfalls of taking on growth finance.

Alternative Finance for Business

Online only pharmacy secures £7m to keep 100 per cent growth momentum

Pharmacy2U offers a home delivery repeat prescription service for NHS patients. After doubling growth in six months, the company secured further growth capital to keep up the pace.

Venture Capital Funding

What do investors want from your company?

RLC Ventures' founding partner Reece Chowdhry explains the top three things VCs want from entrepreneurs.