Stories of Growth

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Stories of

What it takes to build a business

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What are Stories of Growth?

They are the inspirational stories of the entrepreneurs and business leaders in the BGF portfolio, past and present. In these interviews we explore the mindset of business founders, revealing the challenges, setbacks and successes that made them who they are today.

You build resilience that you didn’t know you needed

Sarah Howell, CEO of Arecor
Life sciences | London & South East

Why people choose BGF?

Whether it’s our long-term minority-only model, flexible funding across all stages of growth, or our local knowledge and access to talent. Learn why business founders choose us.

About BGF's approach

Today, everyone has a dog in their office, but we had our children

James Freedman, co-founder of Zone
Media | London & South East
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Looking for funding?

Since 2011, we’ve supported the growth funding of over 400 businesses and 100+ successful exits, across most sectors and regions of the UK & Ireland. So, if you’re looking to fund organic growth, drive international expansion or grow through acquisition, we’d love to help you too.

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I was considered a maverick

Professor Ian Shott, co-founder of Arcinova
Life sciences | North East & Cumbria
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