Barclays has inked a deal with the UK Business Angels Association (UKBAA) to create Angel Hubs, a series of incubators that will provide companies in scale-up mode with access to funding and mentoring opportunities.
The growth of equity crowdfunding has been observed by the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), which proposed that the funding method can solve ongoing failures surrounding entrepreneurial finance.
Seemingly it's good news for the UK's SMEs as data from VC firm Albion Ventures has revealed that access to finance opportunities have grown considerably in 2015.
The current popular startup narrative is all about hopping from one round of funding to the next, pursuing massive growth or exploding in a spectacular fireball if you don’t make it in time. One startup owner reveals how he weathered the storm when funding wasn't available.
George Osborne's Autumn Statement on 25 November once again focussed on the ‘march of the makers’, but what about the nation’s creators working in the £76.9bn creative economy
With Global Entrepreneurship Week underway, a study has found that an overwhelming 94 per cent majority of social enterprise leaders believe their businesses should be recognised seriously as pathways to do good.
Access to finance from traditional bodies is difficult for British businesses, but a new European Commission-backed scheme has unlocked £100m worth of loans for the country's SMEs from the European Investment Fund and Barclays.
It's tough trying to get ahead in business, especially when it comes to managing finances. Thank heavens that a steel mill – part-owned by Chelsea FC billionaire Roman Abramovich – has successfully secured a £45m business loan.
In the aftermath of the general election returning a majority Conservative government, Russell Gould, COO at Everline and ezbob, gives his thoughts on the issues that David Cameron and his administration need to focus on.
Having set up her business during the last period of government, Gracia Amico, CEO of PetsPyjamas, becomes the latest entrepreneur to feature in our "I'm voting as…" series and explains what policy she favours most.
Moves to open up opportunities for small and medium-sized businesses in the UK looking to access funding from sources across other EU member states received the blessing of senior parliamentarians today.
eBay has conducted research into the broken bond between British banks and small businesses and found the financial institutions have remained unsupportive of lending, even more so following the coalition between the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats.