Media interest in the scaleup agenda is accelerating. The FT wrote recently about the value and importance of creating more scaleups. Speaking to Margot James, Minister for Small Business, at the ScaleUp Institute’s recent Driving Economic Growth programme in Manchester, Andy Bounds of the FT noted her comments that some business support would shift from start-ups to companies that can grow quickly. “To grow the economy we need businesses that want to grow,” she said.

Several business media sources (Angel News, Business Advice, Fresh Business Thinking, Startups, BQ and Insider Media reported the news of the British Business Bank’s 21st Enterprise Capital Fund, which Margot James announced at the ScaleUp Institute event.

Extensive coverage was also given by BDaily. Read their story here: Business Desk article DEG Course Manchester