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18 January 2017

British Business Bank Investments Ltd makes £400m from Autumn Statement available to venture capital funds

The £400m, announced by the Chancellor in November, will be used to continue the Bank’s established VC Catalyst programme. This additional funding represents a major expansion for the programme, which addresses gaps in the UK’s venture capital investor base. The enlarged VC Catalyst programme primarily supports VC funds that invest in technology companies. It is […]

5 January 2017

British Business Bank expands partnership with Funding Circle

The news follows the success of the programme to date, where more than 10,000 businesses across the country have benefitted from £60m of government lending through Funding Circle, creating an estimated 30,000 new jobs (according to research carried out for Funding Circle by the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) in August 2016).* Over […]