VC marketing: how to make leads come to you

Solvid's Rebecca Barnatt-Smith shares the best-kept secrets of VC marketing and why it could be the key to increasing that funding round count.


Female founders giving up more equity to VCs than men

A report has found women are giving away 10 per cent more of their share to VCs than their male counterparts


Blackfinch Ventures to invest in up to 10 tech start-ups a year

Blackfinch Ventures has made a dozen investments totalling £17m over the last tax year. This year it wants to invest in 10 more companies

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Using data science to reshape the VC industry

As AI becomes more sophisticated, more VCs will be turning to data science, says Jonathan Serfaty of Telstra Ventures


JamJar Investments launches £100m fund to back early-stage UK consumer brands

Founders of Innocent smoothies will look to make around 10 investments per year into early-stage consumer brands


Deals of the Week 28 March to 1 April – a Growth Business round-up

This week’s Deals of the Week features start-ups aiming to reduce carbon in supply chains, make holiday rental visitors behave and enable customers to buy NFTs with credit cards


Climate VC to invest £35m in overlooked climate tech start-ups

Investments to be made in 120 start-ups with the highest potential impact on climate change


Deals of the Week 21 March to 25 March – a Growth Business round-up

Environmentally friendly footwear, climate-change analysis and methane-detecting drones are among this week’s green-conscious Deals of the Week.


Future Planet Capital launches £16m fund to help clean up world’s oceans

The VC will be looking for start-ups tackling issues facing oceans such as pollution with €20m fund


FOV Ventures closes €16.5m to invest in early-stage metaverse start-ups

FOV Ventures searching for next generation of unicorns though its €25m metaverse start-up fund


International Women’s Day: Fearless Adventures invests in women

By signing up for the Fund Her North campaign, joining the Investing in Women Code and funding WalkSafe, Fearless Adventures is investing in women


Sure Valley closing £95m software fund to invest in 25 early-stage start-ups

Tech VC fund opening office in Manchester as it looks beyond London and the golden triangle for software investment opportunities