BGF has appointed Simon Calver (former CEO of Lovefilm and Mothercare), along with Harry Briggs (Balderton Capital) and Rory Stirling (MMC Ventures) to lead its new venture capital fund. A £200m cash pot will generate country-wide investments ranging from £500k-£5m, aimed at tech start-ups. BGF CEO Stephen Welton believes this move vitally extends support for start-ups beyond the current ‘London-centric’ market.
BGF appoints former LOVEFiLM and Mothercare chief to lead up-and-coming venture capital fund – The Times
BGF invests in BB7 to create UK’s leading independent fire and security consultancy
BGF, the UK and Ireland’s most active investor in growing businesses, has invested £6m in BB7, a niche fire safety …