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British Patient Capital Announces Investment in Wagestream, a Financial Benefits Provider

British Patient Capital has reportedly made a £7m investment in Wagestream – a financial benefits provider – as part of a £17.5m funding round. The investment was alongside other co-investors “including Lombard Odier Investment Managers and existing investor, Northzone.” With investment from social impact funds… Read More

British Patient Capital Addresses Future Fund Progress

British Patient Capital is providing an update on its Future Fund program. The entity reports that funds dedicated to early-stage “deeptech” and “life sciences companies” stating that it has invested £111.4 million into 16 companies, alongside £724 million of third-party capital investment since August 2023…. Read More

Access to Capital: British Business Bank Says Bank Lending Declined in 2023, Equity Capital Down Too

Research conducted by the British Business Bank reports that bank lending dropped in 2023, delivering an amount similar to 2016. At the same time, equity capital in smaller firms cratered to levels near those in 2020. When looking more closely at private equity financing, 2023… Read More

British Business Bank Claims Signs of Recovery in Access to Capital

The British Business Bank says there are signs of recovery when it comes to accessing funding in comparing data from 2023 to 2022. As part of the Bank’s annual Nations and Regions Tracker, the document reported that in Q4 2022, 34% of small businesses were… Read More

Finch Capital Receives €25 Million from British Patient Capital

British Patient Capital states that it has pledged €25 million to Finch Capital’s Europe Fund III. The Fund is now closed. Finch Capital is the UK and Netherlands-based VC firm. This Fund will focus on European Fintech firms that are deemed to have solid growth… Read More

UK Equity Investment: £14 Billion Invested Through Q3 Topping All of 2020

The British Business Bank has published its Small Business Finance Markets Report 2021/22.  According to the report, over £14  billion was invested in equity offerings during the first three quarters of 2021 – surpassing all of 2020. The British Business Bank is a development bank… Read More

Kalifa Fintech Review: One Year On

The Kalifa Review of Fintech was published almost one year ago. The document was constructed to help guide the UK in its mission of supporting and promoting its prominence as a global Fintech hub. The UK has long been a vital financial center – second only to… Read More

British Patient Capital CEO Says UK Venture Capital is Notable Success in the Time of COVID

  Judith Hartley, CEO of British Patient Capital, says the performance of UK venture capital is a notable success story during a challenging period for businesses across the world British Patient Capital is a wholly-owned commercial subsidiary of British Business Bank plc, the UK government’s… Read More

Future Fund: Breakthrough – Now Open for Applications

The Future Fund: Breakthrough, opens today for applications.  The new programme was revealed by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, during the budget speech this past spring. The £375 million scheme is designed to encourage private investors to co-invest with the government in high-growth… Read More

British Patient Capital Commits $75 Million to Balderton Capital Growth I

British Patient Capital has committed $75 Million to Balderton Capital Growth I, as the $680 million fund closes today. This new venture growth fund, which is sector agnostic, is said to be one of the largest in the UK and Europe, will seek to support… Read More

CEO of British Patient Capital Wants More UK Institutional Money Going into Venture Funding

Judith Hartley, CEO of British Patient Capital – a subsidiary of the British Business Bank, has commented on the lack of UK institutional capital going into venture capital. British Patient Capital manages a £2.5 billion investment program that seeks to facilitate £5 billion of institutional… Read More

CEO of British Patient Capital Laments Lack of Tech Firm Listings on Exchanges

Judith Hartley, CEO of British Patient Capital, believes the UK can do better in providing access to capital for younger tech firms. More specifically, as firms grow there is a need to facilitate funding sufficient to take a company to a point that it may… Read More

Innovate Finance: The UK Retains European Fintech Investment Crown in 2020

Innovate Finance has published a note regarding Fintech investment in the UK. According to their numbers, the UK retains its title as the top investment destination in Europe for Fintech firms at with $4.1 billion in venture capital and growth private equity invested across a… Read More

British Patient Capital Says it Continues to Deliver on its Business Plan

British Patient Capital (BPC), a wholly-owned commercial subsidiary of British Business Bank plc, the UK government’s economic development bank, says it is deliverying strong results corresponding to its business plan. BPC believes that the advent of COVID-19 will drive a wave of “tranformative” innovation. According… Read More

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