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Six financing options for businesses ready to grow
From private equity to crowdfunding, here’s our guide to financing options for established businesses and start-ups
The good growth blog: the future is wearable
Apple’s £3 trillion valuation has our chairman thinking about technology of the future, such as wearable devices by investee business Myzone.
What I look for in a software business
Magic dust, an honest culture and relentless improvement are the things Harry Jones, investor, looks for in a software business.
How to create an international expansion strategy for your business
International expansion is a great way for an ambitious business to grow, but it involves numerous challenges. Here’s our guide.
What I look for in an IT managed services business
Loyal staff, loyal customers and board-level engagement are the things Mark Nunny, investor, looks for in an IT managed service provider.
Global Britain: fact or fiction? Exporting the BGF model to China
China is one of many countries that could benefit by replicating BGF’s model of patient, minority capital, says exec chairman Stephen Welton.
The good growth blog: Reflections on COP26
Climate change is our greatest challenge, but besides the sense of urgency, our executive chairman left COP26 with a sense of optimism.
BGF explains: What is minority capital and is it right for your business?
Equity capital is the funding provided in exchange for selling a share in your business. A majority investor is one…
Minority vs. majority investment: Choosing the right option
If you’ve chosen to seek equity funding for your business, you must decide whether to choose minority investment or majority…
BGF’s minority investment approach: What makes us different?
BGF is the world’s most active growth investor and we are unique in our approach as a provider of minority…
Portfolio personalities: the rifle-shooting, medal-winning managing director
Susan Jackson, managing director of housebuilder Campion Homes, talks about leadership, her love for skiing and her skill at sharpshooting.
Why I chose minority investment – Guy Schanschieff, Bambino Mio
Minority investment helped Bambino Mio accelerate growth, grow in confidence, and achieve de-risking for its founders while keeping control.
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