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VGC Makes Partner Promotion

VGC Makes Partner Promotion

Growth capital investor VGC Partners has promoted Andrew Lister to partner. This promotion further strengthens VGC’s leadership team in order to support investment of its main £50m fund, which backs high-growth consumer, media and technology businesses. This comes a year after Andrew joined the...

VGC Partners launches £1m Technology Seed Fund IV

VGC Partners launches £1m Technology Seed Fund IV

Investments will focus on innovative early stage tech companies Investments available up to £150,000 in 2020/21 tax year London-based VGC Partners is launching its £1m Technology Seed Fund IV, headed by Parminder Basran, which looks to invest in early stage, tech companies which are addressing...

Kick Game: Growth Funding for Luxury Trainers Retailer

Kick Game: Growth Funding for Luxury Trainers Retailer

From The Independent: Business News in Brief Kick Game has secured £2.5m in funding to accelerate growth as shoppers move online in the face of high street store closures. The London-based company said it is still bullish about it's growth plans despite the pandemic after receiving the cash...

Changemakers: Parminder Basran

Changemakers: Parminder Basran

The founder of VGC Partners offers six tips to scale your business across borders. After early success as a youth footballer, Parminder Basran MBA2010 didn’t quite make the grade for the adult game. Undaunted, he changed focus, studying first at Rutgers University in New Jersey and then taking a...

Sneaker and functional fitness craze drives investment for WIT Fitness

Sneaker and functional fitness craze drives investment for WIT Fitness

WIT Fitness, a London-based sports retail business focusing on training footwear and apparel, the go-to of the Europe’s rapidly growing Crossfit and group fitness community, has secured a £2m investment from growth capital investor VGC Partners. This follows the explosion of global sneaker sales...

VGC Partners appoints experienced Investment Director

VGC Partners appoints experienced Investment Director

London-based growth capital investor, VGC Partners, has appointed Andrew Lister as Investment and Portfolio Director as the firm looks to invest from its £50m Fund II in high-growth consumer, media and technology businesses.

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