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The British Business Bank equity programmes

The British Business Bank equity programmes

British Business Bank Equity Programmes
The British Business Bank equity programmes offer Enterprise Capital Funds. These commercially-focused funds that bring together private and public money to make equity investments in high-growth businesses. The investment encourages venture capital funds to operate in a part of the market where smaller businesses are not able to access the growth capital they need.

The Venture Capital Catalyst Fund invests in commercially viable venture capital funds that might otherwise fail to reach a satisfactory ‘first close’.

The UK Innovation Investment Fund (UKIIF) supports the creation of viable investment funds targeting UK high-growth technology-based busineequity options for high growth businesssses.

The British Business Bank is also investing alongside business angels via the Business Angel Co-Investment Fund (Angel CoFund), which supports businesses with strong growth potential.

Further information on these and other British Business Bank solutions can be found on their website.

You can also find out more information about the various forms of equity finance that may be suitable for your high growth business by using the interactive journey tool on this site.


Together on the journey

Access to the right kind of finance at every stage in your growth journey enables businesses like yours to invest, grow and create jobs. That’s why the British Business Bank and ICAEW’s Corporate Finance Faculty, and partner organisations representing finance and business, have created the business finance guide.

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