Tag

Business Funding

Articles, news and advice on business funding topics for UK SMEs.

Financing

BGF pitches £15bn growth fund for struggling businesses post-coronavirus

BGF joins growing number of finance elders calling for creation of public/private equity fund to invest in viable start-ups.

Podcasts

How I secured my first round of seed funding – podcast

Anna Jordan meets Michael Rossman, company director of EnergyBillKill, to discuss how he secured his first round of seed funding.

Business Loans

Match funding: a strategic way to use award win money

Here, Charlie Paton of Seawater Greenhouse talks about the inner workings and requirements of match funding after winning an award.

Business Loans

Why it’s time to look online for business funding

Here, Peter Tuvey of Fleximize examines the key benefits of alternative finance compared to bank loans.

Startup Funding and Grants

The business of self-funding

Here, Jake Madders, co-founder and director of Hyve, discusses how you can go about self-funding your own business.

Startup Funding and Grants

Be flexible with funding if you want to see your business boom

Flexibility with funding sources is the key to securing long-term success in business, says Louis-James Davis, founder of VST Enterprises.

Alternative finance

Finding the suitable source of funding at different business growth phases

The only stage in the life cycle of your business that may not require funding is the idea generation stage. All other business growth stages require cash injections and the amount needed increases as your business grows.

Setting up a company

How one company used alternative funding as a core business strategy

In this piece, Reginald Larry-Cole shares his experiences of launching a business using alternative funding.

News

New fund launched offering billions to SMEs

HSBC has announced an £8 billion fund set up specifically to help the UK's small and medium-sized businesses.

Alternative finance

How small businesses should approach venture capital

Rory Earley, CEO of Capital for Enterprise, explores how small businesses should approach venture capital.

Alternative finance

Will social funding change small business finance?

Rory Earley, CEO of Capital for Enterprise, investigates the emergence of a social funding marketplace for small companies.

Crowdfunding for Business

Funding, cubed

Crowdcube provides a platform for entrepreneurs of startups and growing businesses to connect with potential investors. SmallBusiness.co.uk talks to co-founder Luke Lang.

Finding and selling to customers

How Amazon Ads is supporting entrepreneurs

Digital ad campaigns aren't just for big businesses. Here's why you should be considering it...

Partner content

What are the funding options for hospitality businesses?

Hospitality businesses have faced a number of challenges in the last couple of years. Find out what funding and support is available.

Financing

6 types of business funding for UK tech companies

Here we explore six types of business funding that can help your UK tech company expand and reach its goals.

Business Loans

A guide to getting a small business loan

Everything you need to know on what small business loans are and what types of loan are available for your business.