We are actively seeking new partners with investment strategies that meet our strategic and commercial objectives.

Supporting providers of equity capital

We support the UK’s venture and growth capital infrastructure by investing in commercially viable opportunities.

Our programmes are aimed at investors of venture and growth capital. They cover a diverse range of investment strategies, both in terms of the technologies, industries and sectors targeted and the stage of investment – from seed and start-up funding to later stage venture and growth capital. Previous investments have included companies active in:

  • FinTech
  • Deep Tech
  • Enterprise Software
  • Cyber Security
  • Resource Efficiency
  • Life Sciences


Managed Funds

“Our Managed Funds programme invests in large-scale funds of funds, run by experienced managers, to boost the amount of patient capital available to the UK’s high-growth businesses.”

Catherine Lewis La Torre CEO, British Business Investments


VC Catalyst

“VC Catalyst programme's investments are now managed by British Patient Capital, a new subsidiary of the British Business Bank.”