A report on the impact of equity and grant finance
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The view from the field
We speak to experts from universities, businesses, and funds to discover how they use equity funding in combination with Innovate UK grants
Universities are ranked by both number of IUK-funded projects and total IUK grant funding.
When used together with grant funding, equity investment has significant effects on company valuations.
Both equity and grant finance are regionally concentrated. We look at every region in the UK.
The key findings from this report
Grants into the Russell Group
Micro projects funded
Grants into pharmaceuticals
Average pre-money without grants
Grant funding into North East
Average grant with equity
About the authors
Ben is a specialist in business finance and grant funding. He is a key member of Beauhurst's business development team, building long-term relationships with tech transfer and commercialisation arms of universities, venture capital firms, government and financial services businesses.
Ella is a visual design and data analysis specialist. She is an expert in data visualisation and content creation, playing a lead role in analysis and production of Beauhurst’s data-driven publications and brand communications. Ella holds a post-graduate diploma in Visual Communication from UAL and the IMC qualification from the CFA Society.