JustInvesting Announces Government Partnership with Launch of GrowthShowcase



JustInvesting, the online transaction platform for venture investing, is today announcing a partnership with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (‘BIS’).

This partnership sees JustInvesting become the official platform provider for BIS’s GrowthShowcase (www.growthshowcase.com), an online platform matching high-growth, innovative SME business with suitable business angel and early-stage Venture Capital investors. To date JustInvesting has raised £2.1 million in venture and angel investment, with highly regarded business angel backers including Betfair co-founder, Andrew Black, Robin Klein of The Accelerator Group and Index Ventures, and Bob Wigley, the former Chairman EMEA Merrill Lynch.

JustInvesting will run the GrowthShowcase platform, a joint concept created by a partnership between GrowthAccelerator, which has supported over 18,000 growing businesses in England, and Innovate UK the UK’s Innovation agency, which with partner and business contributions has invested £3bn since 2007, working with more than 4,900 companies and 150 research organisations, including 110 universities.

Read the full article on angelnews.co.uk here.