British Business BankOur aim is to make finance markets work better for small businesses in the UK at all stages of their development: starting up, scaling up and staying ahead. OUR OBJECTIVES
- We will increase the supply of finance available to smaller businesses where markets don’t work well.
- We will create a more diverse and vibrant finance market for smaller businesses, with a greater choice of options and providers.
- We will build confidence in the market by increasing smaller businesses’ understanding of the options available to them.
- We will achieve this whilst managing taxpayer resources efficiently and within a robust risk management framework.
- Enabling – our overarching value
- Acting with integrity
- Being commercially-minded.
We are creating the opportunity for smaller businesses to invest and grow, creating additional jobs and economic activity.
|Investor Type||Venture Funds|
|Services Provided||Accountancy and Financial Advice, Business Advisors and Mentoring, Debt Finance, Financial and Wealth Advice, Investor Training|
|Investment Stage||Seed, Start-Up, Early Stage VC, Later Stage VC, Expansion|
|Investment Range||Less than £150k, £150k - £250k, £250k - £500k, £500k - £1m, £1m - £3m, £3m - £10m, All|
|Sectors Considered||Advertising and Publishing, Aerospace and Defence, Automobile and Transport, Business Products and Services, Clean Tech and Eco Innovation, Computing and Electronics, Consumer and e-commerce, Consumer Technology, Creative Arts and Entertainment, Digital Media and Content, Fashion and Design, Fin Tech, Financial and Professional Services, Food and Drink, Healthcare, Med Tech and Digital Health, Internet of Things, Life Sciences, Logistics and Distribution, Materials and Manufacturing, Mobile and Telecoms, Renewables and Energy, Retail, Social Impact|
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