UK tech investment sees fall of 57 per cent

Atomico research reveals that UK tech companies raised $7.4bn (£5.9bn) during the first half of 2023, in the sharpest investment decline across Europe


London less attractive to foreign tech investment

Brexit and skills shortages blamed as number of foreign investments in UK tech businesses drops by 23% in 2022

Venture Capital Funding

Labour wants to link institutional investors with venture capital firms

Lord Jim O’Neill leads Labour start-up review, which would tether pension funds to venture capital firms to encourage start-up investment

Company Flotations

Here’s how you undertake an IPO in the UK in the best way

Floating your company on the stock market is a complex process, but get it right and it'll pay dividends

Venture Capital Funding

European technology investment busts $100bn threshold for first time

Investors will plough $121bn in European tech companies this year, according to VC firm Atomico, with record figures for unicorn creation

Alternative Finance for Business

Raising finance from family offices

Family offices, the wealth managers of very wealthy families, are often cloaked in mystery. As investors, they are not constrained like venture capital or private equity. George Pennock pulls the curtain back


Key to tech investment lies in hands of pension holders, says Sunak

Chancellor says its up to those who pay in to pensions to tell institutions they want to invest in fast-growth tech start-ups

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


How to get the best out of a company you invest in

Rami Cassis has been investing in businesses for the past 10 years. He outlines guiding principles on how to get the best of an investment and help it grow


7 things to do if you want to raise money for your tech business

With venture capital sitting on its hands and angel investors taking flight, how do you raise money for your technology start-up?

Venture Capital Funding

3 ways start-ups can create irresistible investment proposals

Matthew Cushen, co-founder at Worth Capital, provides three ways start-ups can create irresistible investment proposals.


Deals of the week July 9-16 – Growth Business roundup

Growth Business roundup of the Deals of the Week, July 9-16, listing every seed funding and venture capital deal of note