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What is expansion capital and when might I need it?
In this article, we’ll explain what’s meant by expansion capital, what forms it typically takes, and in what conditions it’s used by entrepreneurs and business owners.Read more
The good growth blog: why innovation thrives in clusters
Innovation, which is crucial for overcoming society-wide challenges, can only thrive when talented people are brought together
Seven proposals for supporting the growth of scaleup businesses
Our plan to unlock the creativity, power and ingenuity of scaleup businesses for the good of the broad economy
The good growth blog: Cornwall, connectivity and the power of our regional economies
Cornwall, location of this year’s G7 summit, has abundant natural resources that could help this county achieve its potential
BGF explains: Is private equity the best way to fund an M&A growth strategy?
What to consider when seeking private equity funding for acquisitive growth, from investment timelines to deal types and more
Portfolio personalities: the pool champ turned operations director
Martin Linden, operations director at Window Supply Company, shares his views on business, fitness and playing pool for Scotland
Martin Linden, operations director at Window Supply Company, shares his views on business, fitness and playing pool for his country
BGF explains: what do private equity investors look for in a business?
We explain what private equity investors look for in the businesses they invest in, from your growth plan to your management team.
BGF explains: buy and build
We explain what ‘buy and build’ means and why businesses choose to pursue this kind of strategy
Highlights from our policy forum on female entrepreneurship
The essential insights you need to succeed as a female entrepreneur in 2021, as told to our virtual policy forum on female entrepreneurship
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