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Equity Tracker 2019
This report provides a unique, in depth picture of equity finance for smaller businesses. It reports that the UK equity finance market is strong with investment reaching a record £6.7bn in 2018 - up 72% in two years and the second successive year of a total over £6bn.
Small Business Finance Markets Report 2019
This report gives a comprehensive view of small business finance markets in the UK. It highlights a diversifying market, with smaller businesses increasingly using finance outside of traditional bank lending, and focuses on areas including patient capital, regional imbalances and the need to raise awareness of finance options still further.
VC and Female Founders 2018 research
The British Business Bank, Diversity VC and BVCA are joining forces on an industry-wide initiative to build the first clear picture of the representation of women, and diversity more broadly, in the pipelines of UK VC firms. Funds are invited to make contact to share their anonymous data.