€10.6bn have been invested by VCs in European companies in H1 2019 reporting a+61% YoY. However they prefer to invest in more established businesses.
7 in 10 businesses fail to secure external finance, a study reveals
However, it plays a pivotal role in business development.
The European Commission welcomes the political agreement reached today by the European Parliament and Member States on new rules that will further help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to finance their growth, innovate, and create jobs.
What Beauhurst’s data reveal and who leads the market.
This is the percentage of British businesses looking for growth and not aware of alternative finance options available to them.
UK government announced a new course of action to boost the crowdfunding industry.
Traditional solutions do not meet the needs of SMEs.
Ronald Kleverlaan: “In Europe there are plenty of innovative SMEs with great ideas but limited knowledge on how to get funded.” [Interview]