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Growth in small businesses using alternative finance continues, while gross bank lending flatlines, finds British Business Bank research

Asset finance up 32%, equity finance up 131%, marketplace business lending up 374% since 2014Gross lending from the major banks to smaller businesses flat over last five yearsSigns of improvement in supply of business finance to level-up the regions, but more to do Published today, the British Business Bank’s 2020...

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Connected Investing Newcastle

Connected Investing Newcastle, from UKBAA in partnership with Innovate UK, will look at the major shift in emphasis towards regional funding support and lift the lid on the latest initiatives open to both the investor and start-up communities. With a huge shift in emphasis towards regional funding support, the Connected...

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Connected Investing Cardiff

Connected Investing Cardiff, from UKBAA in partnership with Innovate UK, will look at the major shift in emphasis towards regional funding support and lift the lid on the latest initiatives open to both the investor and start-up communities. With a huge shift in emphasis towards regional funding support, the Connected...

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Connected Investing Bristol

Connected Investing Bristol, the second of four regional events from UKBAA in partnership with Innovate UK, will look at the major shift in emphasis towards regional funding support and lift the lid on the latest initiatives open to both the investor and start-up communities. Taking place on the 21st...

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Connected Investing Manchester

Connected Investing Manchester, the first of four regional events from UKBAA in partnership with Innovate UK, will look at the major shift in emphasis towards regional funding support and lift the lid on the latest initiatives open to both the investor and start-up communities. The Investment conference will take...

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Crowdfunding in search of the next Apple or Facebook

How young people are piling their savings into start-ups in search of business ‘unicorns’ by Nikou Asgari from Financial Times Sahil Bahl, a 24-year-old digital consultant from London, has invested £2,500 in four businesses via crowdfunding websites, ranging from tech start-ups to a coffee chain. The prospect...

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