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Stephen Welton: Why I gave up millions to invest in scented candles – The Daily Mail

BGF News & Features
10.02.2016.

On the fifth anniversary of the signing of Project Merlin, which led to BGF’s creation, James Ashton for the Daily Mail, talks to Stephen Welton about why he gave up millions in private equity to invest in small enterprise after the Great Recession. Here, they discuss the power of small businesses and Welton’s exciting future plans for BGF.

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