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How Joloda Hydraroll unlocked its potential with BGF value creation support
Michele Dematteis, CEO of Joloda Hydraroll, tells us how he tapped into BGF’s network of business experts and consultants to…
BGF explains: What is patient capital?
Patient capital has a longer time horizon than traditional private equity and venture capital. This long-term investment approach is being…
What I look for in a cybersecurity business
Chris Nixon is an investor in BGF’s Northern Ireland team. BGF has backed numerous cybersecurity businesses, including Dublin-based Edgescan and…
The ultimate guide to creating an international expansion strategy
International expansion is a great way for an ambitious business to grow, but it involves numerous challenges. Here’s our guide.
Ramadan: how the holy month is observed
BGF investor Zahir Kasmani looks ahead to Ramadan, a month of fasting, prayer and charity for observant Muslims around the world
BGF explains: How long should it take to prepare your business for investment?
Securing investment for your next stage of business growth takes preparation. Few businesses are investor-ready from the outset.
Women-led businesses are on the rise. Why aren’t investment values keeping pace?
Women are setting up businesses like never before. But male-led companies still account for most investment. How can we change this?
The good giving blog: a new foundation
Effective giving and the value of unrestricted funding are considered by the chair of the BGF Foundation, which has made its first six grants.
Why I chose funding from BGF – Mike Smith, Speedy Freight
CEO Mike Smith discusses Speedy Freight’s funding journey and future growth plans, 18 months after securing minority investment from BGF.
How to get your buy and build strategy right
BGF investor Chris Boyes explains what he looks for in a business with a ‘buy and build’ acquisition strategy.
Lunar New Year: a Vietnamese perspective
BGF investor Linda Nguyenova shares her experiences of Lunar New Year as celebrated by Vietnamese communities.
The good growth blog: Reflections on Portfolio Day 2022
BGF Portfolio Day 2022 at the Science Museum in London prompts our exec chair to consider the dynamic and exciting businesses in our portfolio
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