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Startup Funding and Grants

This channel looks at the different funding options available to new start-ups and established small businesses looking to grow. Read a wealth of guides and tips on raising cash, finding investors, how to better manage your accounts and cash flow, views on the future of business banking and where to source alternative finance.

5 types of business funding for UK tech companies

Funding Options explain five types of business funding that can help your UK tech company expand and reach its goals

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Startup Funding and Grants

What are the funding options for hospitality businesses?

Funding Options outlines some finance methods to help hospitality businesses recover following Covid-19 restrictions

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7 funding choices when it comes to financing your start-up

You’ve got some inspirational market insight and created the killer idea for a business. You can see where the revenue will come from, and with a healthy margin. But what about the investment you’ll need to get it up and running?

Startup Funding and Grants

Tips on how to pitch to potential business investors

Funding can be key to the success of a business but securing the deal can be daunting. Mark Pearson of Fuel Ventures offers some tips when pitching to investors.

Alternative finance

5 reasons why SEIS/EIS is the best funding route for tech startups

Tax-based startup funding raised through the Government’s SEIS and EIS schemes is amplified if you work with a tech startup specialist, argues Alistair Marsden

Startup Funding and Grants

Starting a business with no funding

Some entrepreneurs want to build a company without meeting the needs of a third party. Here's how to start a business with no funding.

Startup Funding and Grants

Pension funds could be a source of funding for start ups

Defined contribution pension schemes could be a source of funding for start up companies if Government investment proposals get support

Startup Funding and Grants

Small Business Grants: December winner announced!

Our December winner has been revealed, but companies that have been set up and are actively trading can apply today, free of charge, for January's £5,000 competition.

Startup Funding and Grants

Pension funds could be a source of funding for start ups

Defined contribution pension schemes could be a source of funding for start up companies if Government investment proposals get support

Startup Funding and Grants

Small Business Grants: December winner announced!

Our December winner has been revealed, but companies that have been set up and are actively trading can apply today, free of charge, for January's £5,000 competition.

Startup Funding and Grants

Latest winner of the £5,000 Small Business Grant is announced

Startup Funding and Grants

Pre-revenue Q&A: ‘I don’t even know if we’ll be successful in the long-term’

We talk to Elena Dieckmann, co-founder of Aeropowder, a firm which creates sustainable products from chicken feathers.

Startup Funding and Grants

Business funding for graduates launching a start-up

Here is a rundown of business funding options for graduates launching a start-up company.

Startup Funding and Grants

VCTs and EIS remain popular and valuable for businesses and investors

For companies looking to collect capital to help grow their business, finding investors can be tough, but VCT and EIS investment remains popular.

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16 ways to improve your business cash flow

Read here for 16 tried and tested tips and tricks to improve potential cash flow problems

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Agility – the new rocket fuel for today’s SMBs

How Microsoft Teams is helping small businesses stay nimble

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Six ways to boost your small company’s culture with technology

Getting the most from Microsoft Teams to help build a common purpose and connection within your business

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Five ways to boost SMB cyber defence so you can focus on growth

Want to boost your cybersecurity? Check out these five ways to strengthen your defences against attacks