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New BVCA Podcast: The outlook for venture capital & tech in 2024 The BVCA’s Senior VC Manager, Chris Elphick, talks to Christoph Ruedig (Albion VC), Kerry Baldwin (IQ Capital), and Stephen Nundy (Lakestar), about the outlook for venture capital and the broader tech ecosystem in 2024. Covering off the economic shocks and difficult market conditions seen in 2023, the guests examine how the market will play out this year. Listen here

BVCA Summit returns 11-12 September

This year’s theme: Partners for growth | Two days | Four events | New Pensions Summit | New venues for 2024 Find out more

2024 UK Private Equity Annual Public Reports

New reports demonstrate industry commitment to good practice reporting. Find out more

Investment Compact

Private capital’s commitment to develop a long-term working relationship with UK pension investors. Find out more

Fast-track your understanding of Private Equity and Venture Capital

New Digital Learning from the BVCA. Find out more

Invested in a better future

The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA) has been the voice of private capital in the UK for four decades. We support our members to help companies grow and achieve their long-term ambitions, creating value for the country both economically and socially. Find out more
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Industry Impact

Private equity and venture capital delivers for both institutional investors, including UK pensioners, and for the wider economy by driving innovation, building British business and supporting communities and individuals to succeed. Take a look at our latest key stats and learn more about our industry. Find out more

Stories of success

Private capital powers the growth of dynamic new businesses in sectors like technology and life sciences, while reinvigorating established businesses too. Read examples of how private equity and venture capital help companies to innovate and flourish, here. View our latest case studies

Revolut, supported by Seedcamp

Back2Work, supported by Palatine Private Equity

Skyscanner, supported by Scottish Equity Partners

Thought Machine, supported by IQ Capital

Merlin Entertainments, supported by Blackstone

Wise, supported by Seedcamp

Gen Phoenix (formerly ELeather), supported by ETF Partners

Nova Pangaea Technologies, supported by Par Equity, British Business Bank & Mercia Asset Management

Bright Blue Foods, supported by Endless LLP

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Initiatives

We support the transformative nature of our industry. We work with our community as it adapts to new priorities, from climate change and diversity to fostering innovation and building transparency.

Initiative Climat International

The BVCA is a supporter of Initiative Climat International (iCI) and actively encourages the private capital industry to continue deepening its engagement on Net Zero and broader climate issues. Read more

ESG and Responsible Investment

We are committed to ensuring that the UK’s private equity and venture capital industry plays a leading role in global efforts to eliminate the causes and combat the effects of climate change. Read more

Diversity & Inclusion

An integral part of our mission is to promote diversity and inclusion within our industry and support firms to build inclusive environments in which everyone can thrive. Read more

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Conferences and Forums

Alternative Fund Strategies Conference

Complimentary to BVCA LP and GP members 05 Mar 2024 etc.venues County Hall View event
Networking Events

Chair's Dinner 2024

Complimentary, by invitation only 06 Mar 2024 Quaglino’s View event
Networking Events

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Series: Inspiring Women: Learning From Other Industries

Complimentary and exclusive to BVCA members 07 Mar 2024 Hush Brasserie View event
Networking Events

European Private Capital Conference - Asia: Tokyo Drinks Reception

Exclusive to European GPs and Asian LPs 11 Mar 2024 British Embassy Tokyo View event


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Back Office and Support

Introduction to PE/VC - The Essentials

Open to all with preferential rates for BVCA members 05 Mar 2024 - 06 Mar 2024 Bird & Bird View event
ESG

Developing an ESG Strategy for Your Portfolio

Open to all with preferential rates for BVCA members 12 Mar 2024 Akin LLP View event
Deal Execution

Foundation

Open to all with preferential rates for BVCA members 18 Mar 2024 - 22 Mar 2024 De Vere Latimer Estate View event
Deal Execution

Seizing Digital Opportunities for Your Portfolio

Open to all with preferential rates for BVCA members 21 Mar 2024 Aon View event

BVCA Membership

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Network; share best-practice; access first class learning and development programmes; raise your profile; develop your organisations’ network; remain ahead of policy and regulatory developments. Join our diverse community today. Find out more