New research from BGF & Streetbees
New research by BGF Ventures and Streetbees finds that the pressure of founding a start-up is ‘crippling’ for mental health and relationships. Despite the stress, founders remain adamant that self-employment is more rewarding than working for an employer. The myth of 100-hour weeks and ‘a sleeping bag under the desk’ doesn’t repel the magnetic lure of successful entrepreneurship.
Business funding news
BGF invests £10 million in specialist engineering company, Polar Technology
BGF has announced a £10 million investment in Polar Technology, an Oxfordshire-based business which manufactures high-performance carbon and metal components…
BGF invests £14m in tech-led procurement business Bloom
BGF has invested £14 million in Bloom (Bloom Procurement Services), based in the North East and headquartered in Gateshead. Bloom…