Partner Page

Our Partners

British Business Bank has drawn on the expertise and knowledge of a wide range of independent business finance organisations to create Finance Your Growth.

United in our aim to improve the information available to growing businesses looking for finance, our Partners have been key to compiling and delivering this information.

Partner profiles – One liner and links to Partner sites

UK Business Angels Association (UKBAA)

The UK Business Angels Association (UKBAA) is the national trade association for angel and early-stage investment. It represents more than 160-member organisations and around 18,000 investors.

LINK: https://www.ukbaa.org.uk/

ScaleUp Institute

The ScaleUp Institute is a not-for-profit company focused on making the UK the best place in the world to scale up a business. It releases an annual review which analyses the impact of growing businesses on the UK economy and what could be done to help accelerate their growth. LINK: http://www.scaleupinstitute.org.uk/

BGF

Business Growth Fund (BGF) is the most active investor in small and medium sized companies in the UK and Ireland. Its aim is to see more entrepreneurs using capital to scale-up and drive economic activity.

LINK: https://www.bgf.co.uk/

BVCA

The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA) is the industry body for private equity and venture capital within the UK. Its aim is to promote private equity and venture capital to entrepreneurs, investors and policy makers by highlighting their impact on the global economy.

LINK: https://www.bvca.co.uk/

Beauhurst

Beauhurst compiles data on high-growth companies throughout the UK. Its aim is to help professionals understand more about ambitious companies through the data it collects, analyses and distributes.

LINK: https://about.beauhurst.com/

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG)

The London Stock Exchange Group is an international markets infrastructure business, which enables SMEs to access funds for growth and development. It owns the London Stock Exchange, the world’s fourth largest stock exchange and the largest in Europe.

LINK: http://www.londonstockexchange.com/companies-and-advisors/aim/aim/aim.htm

finnCap

finnCap is a corporate advisor and broker that specialises in ambitious growth companies, providing advice and raising capital. It’s the largest broker on AIM and the London Stock Exchange and has raised more than £2bn for its clients.

LINK: https://www.finncap.com/

TechNation

TechNation (formerly TechCity and TechNorth) aims to help digital tech companies grow and scale in the UK. It looks to raise the profile of the tech industry and eliminate any issues that prevent digital tech companies from starting up and scaling.

LINK: https://www.techcityuk.com/

UK Export Finance (UKEF)

UK Export Finance (UKEF) is the UK’s export credit agency and a government department, working alongside the Department for International Trade. UKEF works with banks and other financial institutions to support exports for any size of company and across all sectors, from capital goods to services and intangibles such as intellectual property.

LINK: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-export-finance

UK Finance

UK Finance is a trade association for the UK banking and financial services sector. It represents around 300 firms across the industry and aims to enhance the UK as a global leader in financial services.

LINK: https://www.ukfinance.org.uk/

Peer-to-Peer Finance Association (P2PFA)

The Peer-to-Peer Finance Association (P2PFA) is the UK’s self-regulatory body for peer-to-peer lending. Its aim is to represent the industry among policy-makers and promote high-standards among its members.

LINK: https://p2pfa.org.uk/

UK Crowdfunding Association (UKCFA)

The UK Crowdfunding Association (UKCFA) promotes crowdfunding platforms, their investors and clients in the UK. It champions the competition created by crowdfunding platforms as a valuable way for people, businesses and ventures to raise funds.

LINK: https://www.ukcfa.org.uk/