Simon Calver: Five things I learned (and relearned) in my first year as a VC – City A.M.
BGF Ventures’ Simon Calver (former CEO of LOVEFiLM and Mothercare) shares his five biggest learnings from his first year at BGF. Dealing with the time-strapped challenge of identifying excellence among thousands of start-ups, while emphasising the value of human relationships, Simon is astounded by the ‘outstanding quality of the entrepreneurs we are meeting…and the fact that they want us to be a part of their journey!’
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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…