Our programmes increase the volume, diversity and accessibility of longer term equity finance – or patient capital – so that smaller businesses can access the finance they need to realise their growth potential. We achieve this by investing through partners in funds and high-potential businesses.
We launched a new Managed Funds Programme in 2018, designed to attract institutional capital into venture and growth capital.
In October 2018 we launched a Regional Angels Programme, designed to reduce regional imbalances in access to finance.
Our Managed Funds programme seeks to draw in institutional capital to the UK’s venture and growth capital markets.FIND OUT MORE
Our Regional Angels Programme invests alongside angel investors into smaller businesses across the UK to help close the regional equity gap.FIND OUT MORE
VC Catalyst was formerly our commercial programme for investment in venture capital funds. Related applications should now be made through the British Patient Capital programme.FIND OUT MORE
“We seek to boost the amount of institutional funding to the UK's venture and growth capital markets, channelling later stage capital to innovative, high-growth businesses.”
Vianney De Leudeville Director, British Business InvestmentsFind out more
“Angel investors play a vital role in the economy, bringing patient capital, business experience and skills to support the growth of smaller businesses.”
Mark Barry Investment DirectorFind out more