For where you want to go
Growth funding that’s different by design
Businesses deserve a better kind of equity partner. Someone to help them scale, without taking control. To challenge them, without driving them too hard, too fast. To treat them with the honesty, respect and empathy they deserve. That’s why we exist. Having backed over 300 companies across all stages and sectors of the economy, we have the insight and experience to help you pursue growth opportunities, providing flexible funding, fresh thinking and useful introductions.Find out more
£22m invested by BGF since August 2016.
BGF funding has enabled Kids Planet to expand rapidly - it now operate 44 nurseries across the North of England and the Midlands.
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Ready for Business is our statement to the nation about our commitment to entrepreneurs and investment in an age of uncertainty.Find out more
Bob & Berts: creating an all-day cafe culture
Colin McClean founded the Bob & Berts coffee chain in 2013 with...
BGF raises £12,500 for Teenage Cancer Trust
BGF has raised £12,500 for the UK charity Teenage Cancer Trust, fundraising...
2019 Annual review - featuring investments and stories across every region and sector.Download the report
A local partner, who knows your region
BGF is a local investor. With 14 offices across the UK and Ireland, we’re close to the companies and teams we support. We’ve also worked to create contemporary spaces for networking, dinners, meetings and more. Today, investee companies use our office network to host everything from customer events to training days and media launches.Meet the team
BGF celebrates a year of growth across its Scottish portfolio
BGF experienced a year of growth across its Scottish portfolio in 2019, having invested more than £280m to date to…
OrganOx receives £4.6m investment from BGF
British MedTech business, OrganOx Ltd, has announced a £4.6m investment from BGF. The investment will fund commercial expansion of its…
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- Insider Dealmakers Award 2019
- WINNER Deal of the Year; North West
- WINNER Dealmaker of the Year; Midlands
- HIGHLY COMMENDED Emerging Dealmaker of the Year; Midlands
- WINNER Private Equity /Venture Capital Deal of the Year; Northern Ireland
- Barclays Entrepreneur Awards 2019
- WINNER Outstanding Contribution to Entrepreneurship Award
- Thames Valley Deals Awards 2019
- WINNER Small deal of the year