Growth Planning

The five most important foundations for scaling a business

There are lots of pressing issues to consider when you're planning to expand and grow your company.


Analysis: Fintech disruption should inspire us all

New fintech companies have galvanised business communities with record global investment of $5.4 billion registered in the first quarter of 2018.

Growth Planning

How to invest money in your business

Whether you are a newfound business or a pre-existing establishment, the following guidance on how to best invest your money is something to consider.

Venture Capital Funding

Entrepreneurs rate personal chemistry as number one when choosing investors

Start-ups rate personal chemistry with investors above all else in new survey to determine their hierarchy of needs.

Private equity

Demystifying private equity

Price Bailey's Sarah Moores explains private equity, beyond the hype of Dragon's Den and the mysteries of Silicon Valley

Private equity

PHD Private Equity gives backing to 1st Class Holidays with £2.5m investment

Manchester-based business provides tailor-made holidays to destinations in Canada, the US and New Zealand.

Growth Planning

How to keep your investors happy

Keeping your investors happy is key for the running of any business – so Flubit.com founder Bertie Stephens shares his six top tips on effective investors relations for start-ups.


Sferiq leads the way in opening the art market to investment professionals

To coincide with the creation of a new award at this year’s Investor Allstars, GrowthBusiness finds out how investment firm Sferiq is facilitating new technologies and new investment to shake up the art market.


Interactive Investor adds Augmentum Capital as investor

Venture investor Augmentum Capital has unveiled its latest deal, an investment services business with 1.5 million unique users.

Venture Capital Funding

Investor of the Year

Fresh from picking up Investor of the Year at this year's Investor AllStars, Advent Venture Partners' Frederic Court tells GrowthBusiness what he thinks makes a successful investor and why he's hedging his bets on internet and mobile.


British Business Embassy launches to champion UK investment

A new initiative aimed at bringing new investment to the UK has been launched on the eve of the London Olympics opening ceremony.


Germany looms in the mirror for the UK

Despite the UK remaining Europe's 'top destination' for foreign direct investment, Germany is set to top the pile in two years.