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17th April 2019

Crowdfunding research highlights severity of unconscious bias, female founder warns

Following the publication of research suggesting that women are more successful than men when it comes to crowdfunding for scientific research, Juliet Eccleston, co-founder and CEO of AnyGood?, has warned that these results illustrate the shocking level of unconscious bias that still exists in us all – and the pressing need for change.

16th April 2019

“Golden year” for global private equity funds says eFront

eFront, the leading financial software and solutions provider dedicated to Alternative Investments, has published its latest Quarterly Private Equity Performance report, showing that private equity funds globally have continued their strong showing of recent years, with performance stabilizing at levels close to the record set in 2017.

11th April 2019

Female founders flourish in food and drink, as The Seed Fund reports industry shift

 

Philanthropic start-up accelerator, The Seed Fund has revealed a growing trend for new food and drink businesses to be run by women, with 58.2% of entries into this year’s Academy coming from female entrepreneurs. Continuing a theme in entry demographics reaching back into 2016, when only 46.2% of entries were submitted by female founders, the past four years have seen a steady shift in the gender of applicants, jumping by 5% in the last year alone.

11th April 2019

London on track to become global fintech hub, new report finds

 

This year, London will be home to just as many fintech ‘unicorns’ as current global leader San Francisco – according to a new report from global recruiter Robert Walters and market analysis experts Vacancy Soft.

 

9th April 2019

£17m vs £31k: 16 industries where CEOs earn employees' salaries In less than a week

New research by SmallBusinessPrices.co.uk has revealed how much CEOs earn compared to their employees around the world. 

5th April 2019

UK banking pioneers takes centre stage in Tech Nation’s Future Fifty Programme

Tech Nation, the UK network for ambitious digital tech entrepreneurs, has revealed the 24 dynamic, fast-growing, late-stage technology companies selected to join its prestigious Future Fifty cohort in 2019.

Future Fifty, established in 2013 to champion and support British tech businesses as they scale up their operations nationally and internationally – offering a window into the UK’s digital future. The programme supports these companies in creating jobs and opportunities across the UK, and inspiring the next generation of entrepreneurs.

4th April 2019

Private equity continues to invest in UK despite Brexit, says eFront

Private equity firms are continuing to invest in the UK, despite the uncertainty created by the Brexit process, according to a new report from eFront, the leading financial software and solutions provider dedicated to Alternative Investments.

1st April 2019

Investment in the UK set to rise says Master Investor report

According to new research* by Master Investor Ltd., 85% of investors are actively looking to invest in the UK in 2019 with more than a third (37%) highlighting that this number has increased over the last few years.

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27th March 2019

Beauhurst report maps out London's most ambitious businesses

Beauhurst has released a new series exploring regional trends in the UK's high-growth ecosystem. Starting with London, which is home to a staggering 30% of ambitious companies in the country and 43% of equity backed businesses.

26th March 2019

Beauhurst report maps trends in UK high-growth ecosystem

Beauhurst has released a new series exploring regional trends in the UK's high-growth ecosystem. Starting with London, which is home to a staggering 30% of ambitious companies in the country and 43% of equity backed businesses.

25th March 2019

UK Biotech sector shows 65% growth in just 3 years

The number of active UK biotechnology businesses in the field of research and experimental development has soared by 65% in just over three years as the sector attracts record levels of funding, according to new analysis by investment manager Downing LLP.

22nd March 2019

Mapping software: the top 21 companies in the space

Since 2010, £120 million has been pumped into UK mapping businesses, a third of which was invested in 2018. Beauhurst has looked at the 21 companies exploring new ground in the UK's mapping sector.

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