Venture Capital Funding

Venture capital guilty of ‘diversity washing’ says Ada Ventures

Men dominate venture capital firms when it comes to senior leadership positions and ownership of VC firms, according to new Ada Ventures research

Venture Capital Funding

Do universities take too big a stake in spinouts?

Treasury announces review into university spinouts as founders say average 24% stake universities take in spinouts impedes growth


Concentric launches second fund for European start-ups

The pan-European fund will invest between £400,000 and £1.3m in post-product stage software businesses


Capital Pilot confirms first five start-up investments from £5m fund

The VC aims to invest in 100 high-growth potential start-ups in less than six months


Earliest-stage tech start-ups being starved of investment, warns Google

UK runs the risk of choking off future tech giants, warns internet giant, as proportion of VC funding for earliest-stage tech companies falls to 5% in 2021 compared with 15% a decade ago


Creator Fund launches £15m fund to back student founders

Fund will invest in next generation of student founders in the British university deep-tech space

Venture Capital Funding

Diary of a VC deal – how SEON became Hungary’s largest Series A round

Bence Jendruszak of online fraud prevention firm SEON opens his diary as to what it took to be Hungary’s biggest-ever Series A raise

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DN Capital launches $350m fund for post-pandemic recovery

Latest Fund V will target tech founders developing technology to help the world bounce back from the pandemic

Venture Capital Funding

Why you should build your tech business without VC funding

Will Capper argues that tech businesses do not always need venture capital funding to scale. In fact, VC funds can actually harm your business

Venture Capital Funding

UK scale-ups account for one third of all VC investment in Europe

Venture capital investment in British hits record £5.1bn in first three months but investors shy away from backing start-ups

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How to raise early-stage venture capital for your startup in Europe

Suranga Chandratillake, partner at Balderton Capital, takes a look at what’s needed to attract venture capital funding for your tech startup.

Venture Capital Funding

VC backing for UK scale-ups rockets by 22% in 2019, hitting £9bn

Venture capital investment in early and seed stage falls away, in favour of later stage deals