Beauhurst, the leading provider of deep data on ambitious, high-growth UK companies has been selected by Intelligent Partnership to take on a newly-created role of ‘data partner’.  Beauhurst provides data and insight on some of the country’s most exciting companies and their backers.

  • The Data Partner role demonstrates how data and analytics are helping growth businesses to gain funding and scale up quickly

Beauhurst is also sponsoring the prestigious ‘Growth Investor of the Year’ award at November’s Growth Investor Awards. Organised by Intelligent Partnership, these awards celebrate the role of the fund management industry in job and wealth creation. They also recognise those companies that enable start-up and scale up businesses to realise their full potential and drive Britain’s economic growth. The winner will be announced at a black tie dinner on Thursday 3 November at the Marriott Grosvenor Square Hotel in Mayfair, London. The finalists for the Growth Investor of the Year award are:

  •  Deepbridge Capital
  •  Hargreave Hale
  • Mercia Technologies
  • MMC Ventures
  • Octopus Investments
  • TIME Investments

Guy Tolhurst, Managing Director of Intelligent Partnership, organiser of the Growth Investor Awards, said:“We are continuing to expand our network of partnerships with different service providers, and bringing Beauhurst on board was a natural next step. Beauhurst tracks the UK’s private high-growth companies, and the majority of these companies have raised equity finance to fuel their growth. It tracks every single equity fundraising secured by UK private companies. Its analysis covers deals, crowdfunding, average stakes, investments, MBOs/MBIs, by region, types of investor and stage of evolution. And that’s just scratching the surface

Toby Austin, CEO of Beauhurst, said: “We are passionate about helping business professionals discover and track the UK’s high-growth companies. Working with Intelligent Partnership will allow us to showcase the power of our data, helping advisors and investors better understand market trends and opportunities, and provide a valuable resource for professionals across the country. We are particularly delighted to sponsor the ‘Growth Investor of the Year’ award, the main accolade of what promises to be a tremendous evening.”

Tim Haimes, Director General of the British Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (BVCA) said: “Beauhurst identifies and monitors growing companies in every sector across the UK, whether they are just receiving their first proof-of-concept grant, or a growth investment worth hundreds of millions. This type of information is invaluable and should prove instrumental in helping more ambitious companies obtain the funding they need to progress to the next level.”

About Beauhurst

Beauhurst is the leading provider of deep data on ambitious, high-growth UK companies. It tracks thousands of the UK’s most exciting start-ups, scale-ups and their investors. Its data powers an online platform used by hundreds of organisations around the UK to research and monitor UK high-growth businesses. For more information, or for the latest research, insights and reports on the state of the UK’s high-growth economy, please visit

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