YCF News Articles
Getting to exit: trade sales - YCF 15th annual conference
Friday 15th September 2017, 09:00 to 16:30
Sheraton Grand Hotel, Edinburgh
(30/01/17) ...more
Role Models - The first of YCF's monthly series featuring entrepreneurs still growing their companies, who are role models for those just starting out, and willing to give information and advice, have been compiled into a document which can be downloaded here. (07/06/17) ...more
Sample copy of YCF - For further information about taking out a subscription to YCF, please email sales@ycf.co.uk (20/03/15) ...more
YCF Guide to Finance for Young Companies 2nd Edition - Find the updated and improved version of the Guide with listings of potential investors in Scottish enterprises and other bodies that will help in your young business growth. (21/09/15) ...more
Young Company Showcase 2016 - Ten emerging businesses with high growth prospects were featured at YCF's annual conference in September. The Showcase brochure can be downloaded here. (25/10/16) ...more
Guide to Networking for Entrepreneurs - Not just some advice and guidance, but also listings of 50 organisations with networks which could help early stage entrepreneurs! (06/08/15) ...more
Young Company Showcase 2014 - At the Young Company Finance conference last September, 18 early stage ventures participated in the Young Company Showcase 2014, taking exhibitor stands to engage with the delegates at the conference and explain their business propositions. (16/10/14) ...more
REAP Report published - YCF's editor Jonathan Harris has been part of a Scottish team participating in the MIT Regional Entrepreneurship Acceleration Programme over the past two years. (15/07/14) ...more
YCF Guide to Finance for Young Companies - The website version of YCF’s Guide to Finance for Young Companies is available at www.ycfguide.co.uk (24/09/13) ...more
YCF Annual Conference 2014 - Shared goals: aligning the interests of entrepreneurs and investors - Speakers slides from the conference in September are now available for download (30/09/14) ...more
New Start Scotland - YCF was an exhibitor at New Start Scotland on 13/14 November in Glasgow. The slides from our presentation at this event can be downloaded here. (15/11/14) ...more
Horizon 2020's SME Instrument - The European Commission has prepared an infographic which explains its programme for selecting potentially disruptive businesses to invest in and support (16/10/14) ...more
YCF Young Company Showcase 2012 - Download here our showcase publication, which is intended to spread the word about a few young companies by giving a short summary of their business, and focusing especially on the markets they are trying to reach and the ways in which they plan to reach them. (28/09/12) ...more
Increasing Innovation-driven Entrepreneurship in Scotland - YCF's editor has been part of a Scottish team participating in the MIT Regional Entrepreneurship Acceleration Programme over the past two years. Download the team's Report here.
(30/06/14) ...more
Download a sample copy of YCF! - This illustrates the typical coverage and style of our monthly publication tracking early stage companies in Scotland. (18/12/12) ...more
Young Company Showcase 2013 - Eight young companies were exhibitors at the YCF Annual Conference this year, and the Showcase publication describing their businesses can be downloaded here. (24/09/13) ...more
YCF Annual Conference 2013 - speakers' slides - The slides from the presentations at this year's conference 'Starting and growing innovation-based businesses' are now available for download. (24/09/13) ...more
YCF online archive - YCF's searchable online archive, with just under 1,200 articles from previous issues dating back almost eight years to November 2004, is now available to subscribers on a six month trial basis.
(16/10/12) ...more
The Risk Capital Market in Scotland 2009-2011 - This study into the Scottish risk capital market was carried out by Jonathan Harris of Young Company Finance and Professor Colin Mason of the University of Glasgow and is the fourth such report in a series dating back to 2001. Download the full report here. (18/12/12) ...more
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