One of the most commonly asked questions by business owners seeking investment, or those looking to increase sales is “how do I create a winning pitch”
Newable acquired St Georges Finance in April. Now we’re launching Newable Commercial Finance.
A group of staff enjoyed a tour of the Houses of Parliament on Friday
Science Minister Sam Gyimah gave a statement today on the government's space policy, focusing on the leading international opportunities.
The Government is reaching out to try to understand the cause of and solutions for the UK "productivity puzzle". Newable has some ideas...
Newable's Export Engine hosted a business briefing about the prospects for UK companies in international markets.
As we continue to embrace new technology, the way we work has changed dramatically. More so in recent years, where agile and flexible working are both the norm.
Newable's International Trade Consultancy, the Export Engine, took the stage at the CBI's Annual MSB Conference recently.
Beauhurst names Newable Private Investing as the UK's the most active network!
Newable Private Investing are pleased to announce their recent membership with the EIS Association (EISA), the official trade body for the Enterprise Investment Scheme.
In an age where looking and feeling good is big business, if your passion is helping others make the most of their personal appearance; here are a few simple steps to bear in mind for success in the beauty industry.
Chris Manson, Newable’s CEO gave evidence to the BEIS (Business, Energy, Industrial Strategy) Committee last week. Chris was called as an expert witness for the inquiry into Small Businesses and Productivity
Export Engine aims to give growing businesses the confidence to break into new markets
Newable has acquired St Georges Finance, an independent funding specialist based in Banstead, Surrey.
Newable is proud to announce that we have been shortlisted for the prestigious UKBAA Awards in five fantastic categories!
Carolene Thompson - Newable mentor and writing enthusiast has written a guide on finding finance.
Investment director, Alex Sleigh was recently interviewed by GT focusing on the NPI experience.
Measuring company growth is necessary if you want to determine the success of any company, including your own. There are a number of ways in which you can measure the growth of a company, here are a few.
Jellagen, Welsh marine biotechnology firm and Newable client have received £3.8m in funding to accelerate sales of its next-generation jellyfish-based medicine.
Atelerix, a Cambridge and Newcastle, UK-based spin-out from the University of Newcastle and creators of an innovative cell encapsulation technology, closed a round of funding of undisclosed amount.
To support Eagle Genomics' growth plans, the company has raised $1m within 3 weeks of the launch of its latest investment round, in a first close.
There are many reasons why a small business fails, but in many cases the problem lies with cashflow. Here are tips for managing startup finances.
SEO is one of the main marketing methods a business can use to improve their chances of being found on the first page of Google, Bing, and other search engines. SEO can improve your chances of driving users to your website and allows you to present users with a better experience overall.
Whether a business specialises in business 2 business or retail transactions, branding forms a key part of marketing and the relationships established with both potential and existing with customers / clients.
Better business management can make all the difference in your workplace, here are 3 essentials you need to know to make that difference.
Cognism, a London-based start-up which uses artificial intelligence to generate sales leads has closed a £2m funding round with the help of Newable Private Investing.
The Business, Energy and Industry Select (BEIS) Committee is currently conducting an inquiry into small businesses and productivity. Newable has submitted a number of ideas...
The Treasury Select Committee is currently conducting an inquiry into financing UK SMEs. Newable has submitted a number of ideas....
London food start-up City Pantry raises £4m and sets sights on UK expansion.
Newable client and fashion brand, Kitty Ferreira launches curated ethical lifestyle and fashion pop-up to honour Bangladesh factory collapse.
Fuelling Ambition Guest Blogger, Kate Christie, CEO at Time Stylers on how to overcome the 7 deadly sins of time management and get back 30 hours of productive time a month.
On March 20th, Newable Private Investing held their first Space Technologies Investor Showcase of the year.
An interview with Alex Sleigh, Newable Ventures Limited Investment Director.
In celebration of International Women's Day today, we decided to highlight some of the world's most inspiring women, whose determination and grit have shaped our world today.
Hummingbird Technologies secured significant backing from European Space Agency to drive international growth.
An interview with Cynthia Nadal, Newable Angel investor, syndicate leader and board member for a number of scale-up businesses.
Newable believes in building business confidence and unleashing the potential of UK business. This, paired with Newable's 35-year history, makes it the perfect environment for a young person, trying to find a career path. Ramla Bihi talks about her apprenticeship journey.
In late 2015, Newable decided to provide two young people with the opportunity to complete an apprenticeship with the company. Harriet Welch talks about her experience below.
Ciara Fitzgerald is the Programme Lead for Diversity and Inclusion, and the lead on the Newable Fuelling Ambition programme. Ciara talks about what inspired the programme and how it came to be!
Following the launch of Newable Venture's new website, Newable Ventures Scale Up Fund 2018 has recently been listed on CoInvestor.
When you think of outer space what springs to mind? Neil Armstrongs the first man to walk on the moon, Virgin Galactic and future commercial flights into space, or any one of countless science fiction films depicting life on other planets.
Newable Ventures Limited Director, Hitesh Thakrar, discusses the Fund propositions and the impact of a uniquely rich and well-researched deal flow.
Jenny Tooth, OBE and and UKBAA CEO, on the lack of investment to female-led businesses and how we tackle this problem.
We interviewed Rachel as part of our Fuelling Ambition programme on the importance and impact of empowering women within the UK economy.
Philip Reynolds, managing director at Newable Lending, explains the benefits of physical branches for the business finance community.
Rezatec closes £2m financing round and focuses on accelerated sales of Rezatec satellite-driven data analytics to customers in Europe, USA and Asia-Pacific.
Newable Ventures Limited Director, Charles Breese, on the 4th Industrial Revolution and the impact of our EIS funds to UK growth.
Unleashing the potential of knowledge-intensive start ups, such as Andrew Mearns Spragg at Jellagen.
Running a business, especially on your own, can be challenging. Newable's mentoring
It's that time of year again, when most of us have just started to recover from the Christmas rush, settle into 2018, and forget about all those well intended New Years' resolutions.
Backers included Newable Private Investing, KM Capital, Angel Tech Investors, Nexus Investment Ventures and Alan Halsall. The company intends to use the funds to continue to expand operations and its business reach.
After launching two lending products in the past 18 months, Newable becomes the latest Patron of the National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers.
Chris Manson, chief executive of Newable, a provider of advice and loans controlled by the 32 London Boroughs and the City of London corporation.
Entrepreneurs face many challenges in business life. These challenges are even greater for female entrepreneurs. With various barriers including access to finance and reliable business advice networks.
Sofant, an Edinburgh based developer of smart antenna technology company, has closed an undisclosed investment round
Our Lending team have recently worked with Bloc, a creative workspace business based in London, lending them the b
Newable recently featured in P2PFinance News after launching our Lending for Growth product, here's the full story...
Small companies have quietly been cut off from the key European fund, the European Investment Fund, that encourages financial institutions to lend to them, in a sign Brussels is closing the door early on some of
To round up 2017, we thought we would take a look back on a very busy year for Newable Lending.
Newable Private Investing raised their glass for charity last week, raising £4,000+ for the charity Shelter from the Storm at an exclusive wine tasting and live auction event.
Wonky Star, the brains behind education software Night Zookeeper, has closed a £600k funding round led by Newable Private Investing (NPI).
The Government has promised to announce a series of measures in the upcoming budget to tackle the shortage of investment, known as 'patient capital', in the UK's innovative companies.
Meet Ciara Fitzgerald, an Innovation Advisor at Newable and Lead for Diversity & Inclusion. Ciara leads our Fuelling Ambition programme, supporting female entrepreneurs at every stage from inspiration to investment.
We caught up with Steve Rapley, an International Trade Advisor here at Newable who worked with 3D Life Prints to get exporting to the Middle East.
Newable are committed to delivering on our commitment to combine high tech with high touch and ensure SMEs get the finance they need to support their growth. As part of this, we have partnered with ORX, which will allow greater speed for loan applications.
New space-funds˜barometer" will show areas that drive growth.
Carolene Thompson has been with Newable for 12 years, and works in our Lending team as a Customer Growth Manager. With over 16 years of mentoring experience under her belt, Carolene has worked with a range of UK based companies looking to start and scale their business.
We caught up with Stuart Facey, an International Trade Advisor here at Newable who helps London based companies, such as Little Sports Star, access export support.
On June 8th 1955, the son of Conway Berners Lee and Mary Lee Woods, Tim Berners Lee was born.
Pumpkin Spice Lattes are in season, which can only mean one thing - it is nearing the end of the year! 2018 is set to be a great year, made only greater by the upcoming business events and shows that are to come! Here are some hot dates to put into your calendars for the forthcoming year!
As part of our Fuelling Ambition initiative this week, we caught up with Dr Lorin Gresser, a woman of extraordinary talents.
Playing host to over 2,000,000 visitors attending more than 2700 events spread across 86 nations worldwide, World Space Week takes place from 4th - 10th October.
Last week saw the launch of Seraphim Space Fund, the worldâ€™s first dedicated fund to invest in Space technologies - at The Science Museum. Newable Events delivered the event on behalf of Seraphim Capital.
As part of our Fuelling Ambition initiative, this week we caught up with Lucy Gower, founder and director of Lucidity. Lucy is a coach, trainer and consultant specializing in giving people the confidence and tools to think creatively, develop ideas and make their innovations happen.
SentiSum, a London-based, customer experience IaaS (Insights as a service) AI solution, has closed an investment round from a syndicate of LBA/Angels in The City (AiTC) and other investors including 500 Startups, Ascension Ventures and the London Co-Investment Fund.
Our mission at Newable is to work with passionate business people at the heart of the UK economy, helping them start, sustain and grow their companies. As part of this passion, we are showcasing a handful of great female talent we have worked with as part of our Fuelling Ambition initiative.
HayBSee, a London based agritech robotics company providing the worlds first commercial, everyday, farm interacting robot, has closed an investment round which was corner-stoned by a UK Tech Space Angels (UKSTA) syndicate.
Our mission at Newable is to work with passionate business people at the heart of the UK economy, helping them start, sustain and grow their companies.
LBA, one of the UKs leading private investment groups and the European Space Agency (ESA) have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) that establishes a joint commitment to cultivating successful new businesses in the UK that exploit space capabilities.
HubBox partners with local shops to offer Click & Collect parcels from any online retailer worldwide. The company has closed its investment round which included participation from the London Co-Investment Fund (LCIF).
Chris Manson CEO of Newable argues that the slowdown in the UK GDP growth announced last week underscores the case for Government support for businesses at the heart of economy.
Newable has published a plan designed to stimulate businesses at the heart of the economy.
Newable Innovation introduced a young innovation-led business to students on one of the UK's leading MBA programmes. The result was a win-win for both parties.
The next UK Space Tech Angels company event takes place On Wednesday 5th July. The UK Space Tech Angels is a programme run by the LBA, now part of the Newable family. The purpose of the programme is to stimulate the ecosystem supporting space related technologies.
The UK Business Angels Association has shortlisted Newable's UK Space Tech Angels programme at its annual awards.
The Government has restated its objective to channel 33% of public procurement towards SMEs. Likewise, many large enterprises are also waking up to the benefits of including SMEs in their supply chains. However, turning good intentions into real change still represents a challenge to all parties.
Successful innovation is key to a vibrant, successful economy. Newable works closely with Innovate UK, the Government's innovation agency, to help tech entrepreneurs get their products to market.
Newable is one the UK's leading providers of Responsible Finance. Our aim is to provide loans to businesses who may have struggled to access finance from High Street banks. All of our loans include business mentoring support.
LBA became part of the Newable family in April. On Election Day, we presented seven early stage businesses seeking equity investment, each with products and services leveraging Big Data and AI. In the audience, 150 Angel investors, looking out for the next big thing.
Earlier this month, Newable's events team delivered a highly successful trade mission for the Department of International Trade, promoting London FinTech companies in Central Eastern Europe.
Fast-growing medtech and biomaterial company, Jellagen, has opened a first-of-its-kind manufacturing facility for the extraction of high purity collagen from jellyfish.
On the 24th April, Newable brought its 3 London offices together into a brand new Headquarters.
Utonomy, a Southampton, UK-based sustainability startup focused on reducing methane waste, secured Ã‚Â£1m in funding.
London-based sharing platform for life sciences, Clustermarket, has closed a £250k seed investment through the Angels in MedCity programme - a partnership between MedCity, LBA and Angels4LifeSciences - and other co-investors.
Newable is now up and running as The Start Up Loans Company's national delivery partner for the New Enterprise Allowance (NEA) scheme. The scheme aims to help those claiming certain unemployment benefits to become self-employed.
LiveSmart, a preventive health solution, has closed a £700,000 investment round including private investors from Angels in MedCity (AiMC) and Angels in the City (AiTC) and the London Co-Investment Fund (LCIF).
StepJockey, the London health start-up which uses smart tech and behavioural economics to encourage workers to use the stairs instead of lifts, has today announced a new distribution partnership with Aktivita, one of Germany's leading corporate wellness providers.
Newable would like to take this opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women in the social and economic spheres. A lot has changed since this day was celebrated for the first time in 1909. However, a lot still has to be done. As predicted by the World Economic Forum, the gender pay gap will not close until 2186.
Newable has been getting more coverage in the media over the last few days. Journalists are picking up on Newables survey into business confidence.
Last November, Newable invested in Seraphim Capitals Space Fund, the world's first dedicated fund to invest in space technologies.
A new study commissioned by Newable shows that building business confidence is a key driver of economic success.
International trade is a great way to grow your business making it more flexible, competitive and resilient. 85% of DIT clients said exporting led to a growth not otherwise possible, 87% of them said selling overseas has significantly changed their profile or credibility.
Low levels of business confidence in 2016 could have cost the UK £2.2bn in investment and 249,000 jobs according to new research from Newable.
Newable's new research study examining the impact of business confidence on the economy has been covered by a number of media outlets - most notably the Mail on Sunday.
LBA recently closed its two FCA regulated funds that have collectively raised circa £2m for deployment in the next 12-18 months.
Art has the power to enrich our lives and the UK economy. It is no surprise that the Centre for Economic and Business Research estimates that the arts and culture sector contributes £7.7bn to the UK national purse.
Newable was recently awarded the national contract by The Start Up Loans Company to deliver New Enterprise Allowance loans to help people start up new businesses. The challenge is to get 5,000 new businesses up and running over the next couple of years.
Newable, working in partnership with Enterprise Europe Network, is inviting all ambitious businesses and entrepreneurs who want to learn how to access and secure funding, to an informational workshop followed by a networking session.
Everyone knows of JANUS, the two headed Roman god who looks to the future and past. He was the god of beginnings, transitions, passages, and endings and who we conventionally think of that the month of January is named for.
Newable supported John through the NEA scheme, helping him set up Black Cowboy Coffee and Waffles. Newable has been selected as The Start Up Loans Company's national delivery partner to help around 5,000 people start their own business over the course of the next two years.
Newable's Innovation team recently conceived, curated and delivered a ground breaking programme on behalf of Enterprise Europe Network designed to unleash the potential of female entrepreneurs.
Carolina Fernandes of Newable's Innovation team and Rajesh Agrawal, London's Deputy Mayor for Business were keynote speakers at Genesis 2016. Genesis is the premier life science and healthcare networking conference. Newable and Enterprise Europe Network were event sponsors.
A breakfast briefing hosted by Newable Consulting introducing their Smarter Quality Assurance concept. Newable Consulting hosted the first of a series of breakfast briefings at the Capital Club, London on the 18th January.
Through the support of Angels in MedCity and other investors, The Electrospinning Company based on the Harwell Campus, Oxfordshire, has completed a £650k investment to establish itself as the leading provider of clinical-grade electrospun biomaterials to the medical device industry.
Angels in MedCity has supported London scale-up Jupiter Diagnostics to raise Â£1.6m to develop its reader, allowing anyone to perform quick, affordable blood tests.
Flock, a Big Data-driven risk analysis platform for drone flights, has closed a 320k investment round from investors including LBA private investors, Venture Capital firm Downing Ventures, and the London Co-Investment Fund (LCIF). This is in addition to recently awarded grants from Innovate UK and Ordnance Survey.
Although it is a brand new year, from a business headline perspective it is pretty safe to assume 2017 is going to feel a lot like 2016.
Parts one and two of this series looked at the current state of innovation in the UK. We conclude by turning an eye to the future.
The previous article in this series looked at some of the key investment strands being supported by Innovate UK. This article looks at whether all this might be undone by Brexit.
Cambridge-based bioinformatics specialist, Eagle Genomics, has been supported to raise £1m in investment through the Angels in MedCity programme; a partnership between MedCity, LBA and Angels4LifeSciences.
Innovate 2016 brought 2,500 innovators together in Manchester. The agenda was the current direction of travel for innovation in the UK.
Uber is at the forefront of the gig economy. However, are there better opportunities out there for people who want to work for themselves? Once upon a time we had McJobs (low paid jobs with no prospects).
An event funded by J.P. Morgan, part of the "Get Ready to Supply" programme of support for SME's to access new commercial opportunities.
Seraphim Capital has reached a £50m first close to launch its pioneering new venture capital fund focused on space-related early stage technology businesses. The initiative is supported by the British Business Bank. Newable has invested £1m.
There's a really interesting piece in Time magazine this week. The theme is how under-confidence hurts the economy. The thesis is, “much like we underestimate risk when we are over confident, today Americans are doing the reverse."
The British have been happily measuring this enigmatic feeling since 1958, for there is nothing more we like as a nation than attaching a number to something. It makes the intangible tangible and the unmanageable, manageable; something we can list, something we can compare and comment on.
This is not a political point. Or post. However, the country's reaction since Brexit has, arguably, looked like the five stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. Well apart from the bargaining bit perhaps.
We do hope that you love, or at least come to love, our new branding as much as we do. However, we are also nurturing something that is even more valuable, something that has, even more, equity than the brand. That's the culture and the values which underpin Newable.
We are proud of our track record as one of the most active and creative supporters of businesses, encouraging enterprise and empowering them to compete successfully.
I am Newable's first recruit. The new Group Marketing and Communications Director. Employee number one. And like all marketing types, I'm sorely tempted to claim this terrific new brand as all my own work.
Videregen Limited, a clinical stage regenerative medicine company developing personalised organ replacements, has been awarded European orphan medicinal product status for its lead tissue-engineered replacement trachea product.
London based Medtech start-up, mOm Incubators has secured an investment round following support from the Angels in MedCity programme.
Sense Biodetection Limited (Sense) has today announced that after pitching at our Angels in MedCity event in November '15 it now has completed a £508,000 oversubscribed seed investment round.
Jellagen Pty Ltd, a medical-technology company announces the completion of a further £1,533,000 equity investment led by Angels in MedCity, London Business Angels and Finance Wales with co-investment from xenos, the Wales Business Angel Network and other existing investors
Angels in MedCity held its most recent investor workshop on the 12th of November.
An Oxford-based SME developing products for regenerative medicine and cell culture has become the third company to secure investment in the first year of Angels in MedCity.
Two life sciences and digital health companies have secured a total of £2m to grow their business and commercialise their innovation, thanks to a new community of angel investors focused on supporting life sciences.
Six companies have been selected to pitch to potential investors at Angels in MedCity's first presentation event on Thursday 26 February.