Venture Capital

Articles, news and analysis on UK and European venture capital financing and its role in heling startups and early-stage companies.


YFM completes biggest deal yet

Venture capital group YFM has backed the secondary management buy-out of shipping and logistics specialist RMS Group.


CEO mentor slams Peter Jones’ Tycoon

Ashley Ward, head of CEO mentoring company The European Leadership Programme, has criticised a new TV series fronted by Dragons' Den stalwart Peter Jones.


Enterprise Ventures makes second H20 investment

IT services provider H2O Networks has secured its second investment from Enterprise Ventures in less than 12 months.

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Q&A: What sparks the interest of venture capitalists?

What sparks the interest of venture capitalists and what are their main pet hates?

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Success on the fundraising trail – Know your institutional investor

Success on the fundraising trail is all about knowing what types of businesses fund managers are looking for, how well connected they are, and what they can offer you once the cash has been injected.


BVCA chief to step down

John Mackie, chief executive of the British Venture Capital Association (BVCA), has announced his intention to step down next year.

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Dealmakers to gun for

A new generation of venture capitalists have the funds that could help you realise your ambitions, so who you should be targeting?