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Celebrating the role of the UK SME fund management community in job and wealth creation, the Growth Investor Awards recognise those enabling start up and ‘scale up’ businesses to realise their full potential and drive Britain’s economic recovery.

Open to both companies and individuals, these Awards honour all those involved in putting investment to work in high potential businesses - from those providing investment or helping to source it to those best optimising growth capital to scale.

An independent panel of judges look for those demonstrating innovation in investment products and services; impact on investee performance; and how growth capital is deployed.


Our 2016 advisory board

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“It’s important to acknowledge the key role played by growth investors in helping entrepreneurs and small businesses start, expand and reach their full potential. The role of government has simply been to facilitate investment and growth, helping firms to access finance, encouraging investment and supporting innovation. Congratulations, keep up the good work, and we’ll back you all the way.”

The RT Hon David Gauke MP, Chief Secretary to the Treasury

“We want to make it easier for people to turn their ideas into reality, encouraging businesses to reach their full potential. Key to that is a vibrant and diverse finance market with active and engaged investors. Awards like these play a key role in highlighting how committed investors can support growing companies with both finance and know-how, and I would like to congratulate all of this year’s finalists.”
The Rt Hon Margot James MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at BEIS

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