Venture Capital Funding

Funding for founder-managed tech businesses

Michael Elias, MD of transatlantic technology investor Kennet Partners, likes to back companies that don't have a history of VC involvement.


European VCs faring better than US

Disclosed venture capital (VC) investment in European companies totalled €1.4 billion (£1.1 billion) in the first quarter of 2008, rebounding from a weak fourth quarter.

Growth Planning

VC legends

The Business XL and GP Bullhound Investor AllStars Awards recognised the nous, nerve and acumen of some of the key players on the UK’s thriving venture capital scene. Nick Britton reports

Venture Capital Funding

Q&A: Dealing with VCs

My business is now at the stage where I am ready to bring in outside investment to finance further expansion.

Venture Capital Funding

VCs with money to burn

The venture capital markets are awash with record levels of cash, which is good news for growing companies in need of funding. But the bad news is that investors are being more picky than ever before.