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Find out about early stage high growth companies in Scotland
Track business awards, product launches and company milestones
Read our monthly newsletter with news and analysis on the young company market
Learn about our annual conference with talks from industry professionals
Young Company Finance (YCF) is a publication which tracks and reports on early stage high growth companies in Scotland.
The organisation focuses in particular upon how young companies finance their development from start-up to maturity, but also reports news about senior appointments, business awards, product launches, and sales successes – in short, any of the milestones which such companies must pass on their way to profitability.
Would you like to see a sample copy of YCF before deciding whether to subscribe? If so, please email editor@ ycf.co.uk and we’ll get one to you straight away.
YCF’s conferences take a broad theme that gives a variety of speakers the opportunity to set out their own knowledge or experience in different ways. This year, we focus on the business essentials which are crucial to a young company’s ability to survive and grow.
We will be posting longer articles here – for example analysis and comment on the young company sector.
Understanding what intellectual property (IP) your business has, how it may be protected, and its value to your business can be the difference between a successful pitch to potential investors, or them declaring “I’m out!”
The following series of charts builds up a picture of total equity investment in early stage Scottish companies in 2021, in the context of a difficult couple of years as COVID affected all parts of business and the economy.