Business owners, funders and corporate finance specialists come together to debate the modern-day funding landscape and look at the best approach to securing growth capital.
With AIM now more than two decades old, Ashfords partner James Lyons analyses how much of a success it has been as a junior market, and just what goes into becoming a public company these days.
The Annual Investment Allowance has surprised and delighted during recent Autumn Statement and Budget addresses. But how does it actually benefit your business?
Indiegogo has helped fund businesses from the Cat Café in London to the gravity light and a film starring Benedict Cumberbatch. Co-founder Danae Ringelmann explains how to successfully crowdfund a business idea.
Backed by the likes of E-Synergy and Jon Moulton, InvestingZone, the UK’s first VC-backed equity platform for buying shares in unlisted companies, is about to start recruiting investors.
Although it is still relatively unknown to businesses, the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme promises to be the most useful tool for raising investment at the moment.
Designed to help SMEs raise vital finance, the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) should be embraced with open arms by UK entrepreneurs.
What's it like to fund a business using the SEIS? We look at some case studies.
Research predicts that peer-to-peer lending has potential to deliver as much as £12bn in business lending annually.
In turbulent times for business finance, the words "risk" and "funding" are inevitably connected. David Hing looks at what to watch out for in each SME funding option.
Private equity and venture capital investors used to keep their work separate, but now, in a disrupted world of finance, things are set to change.
Boby Lane gives yesterday's Autumn Statement a reality check: it might seem like good news for SMEs on the surface, but will it really help?