VCs and Venture Capital

The Start-Up Series

What’s your favourite innovation – a VC’s advice to founders

Matthew Cushen, co-founder at Worth Capital, discusses his favourite innovation and his advice to small business founders

Alternative finance

Small businesses receive a record £6.7bn in equity funding

Last year, the UK's small businesses received a record £6.7bn in equity funding, with regional VC funding on the increase. But SMEs are increasingly wary of investing in themselves, according to latest CYBG research

Alternative finance

To VC or not to VC – that is the question

Here, Adam Riccoboni, managing director of Critical Future, discusses how beneficial a venture capitalist can be for small businesses.


Autumn Statement 2016: SME reaction to Hammond’s venture capital investment

UK SMEs react to Chancellor Philip Hammond's pledge to invest £400 million to UK startups.


North-east firms ‘to receive venture capital investment’

Venture capital funds are poised to invest in the north-east's small companies, the area's regional development agency reveals.


Government launches new VC initiative

After more than 18 months of consultation the DTI has at last granted approval to its Enterprise Capital Fund (ECF) initiative - a new scheme aimed at boosting the financing options available to small and medium-sized businesses.

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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