Growth Planning

Scaling-up Britain’s start-ups

Fewer than one per cent of the companies registered in Britain since 2012 have scaled-up. Chris Maule, CEO of UK Bond Network, explain why this gap exists and what can be done about it.


48 businesses get a growth boost to bridge scale-up gap

Growth Builder's first cohort of businesses include British success stories like PayAsUGym and Mumsnet.

Growth Planning

How to scale your business without giving away equity

Perceived wisdom suggests carving up some of your business is a necessary part of raising growth capital: but there is another way, as Chris Maule explains.


Start-up support business Geniac attracts £22m investment

Grant Thornton backs London-based business that is aiming to help entrepreneurs and small businesses achieve fast growth sustainably.

Venture Capital Funding

Scale your business: a VC’s tips

Mike Chalfen, general partner at investment firm Advent Ventures, gives his take on how to set up a business for ready scaleability and rapid growth.

Growth Planning

Pasporte targets growth

Gary Woodward, co-founder of Panacea, a traditional IT solutions business, was seeking a fresh challenge and launched Pasporte in 2000, one of the first application service providers.