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


Investment will pour into business post Conservative win, say experts

Investment bottled up by Brexit uncertainty and general election will pour into UK business, agree tech founders and City bosses

Growth Planning

Two thirds of young tech companies planning to raise investment

Hiring talent still biggest obstacle for UK’s booming tech sector, with 80pc hiring staff despite ongoing Brexit turmoil.

Venture Capital Funding

UK companies set for record year of venture capital investment

VC funding for UK technology companies hits $4.9bn in H1, twice the amount of capital secured by this time last year


Why VCTs should invest in startups that already have customers

Picking startups that address a tech need within a larger outside company is one way to identity which growth company to invest in


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


Britain will host 25% of Europe’s coming billion dollar tech companies

London attracts more foreign direct investment into fast-growing businesses than any other world city in 2018


Jungle Creations secures £3 million investment from Edge Investments

The digital media owner will use the capital to further drive their overseas expansion in New York, Los Angeles and Toronto.


Why a re-think on tax breaks and regulation could get more SMEs growing

Here, Claire Madden, partner at Connection Capital says the usefulness and effectiveness of tax planning and regs are up for debate.


Entrepreneur interview: Simon Bunn and Kris Gumbrell, co-founders of Brewhouse & Kitchen

Co-founders of Brewhouse & Kitchen, Simon Bunn and Kriss Gumbrell have successfully scaled up their craft beer centred pub business over the last five years.


Entrepreneur interview: Azhar Hussain, CEO of Hanhaa

The founder of the internet of things company talks to GrowthBusiness about the best ways to raise investment and how he got his product to market.

Venture Capital Funding

VC interview: Patrick Reeve, managing partner of Albion Capital

The managing partner of Albion Capital explains what businesses should look for when seeking investment.