Henry Whorwood is Head of Research & Consultancy at Beauhurst, the UK's leading data platform allowing users to explore the UK's most ambitious companies and the ecosystem surrounding them.
In this episode we welcomed Henry Whorwood to reflect on 2020 as a year for UK startup & scale-up fundraising. We specifically unpick the driving factors behind the UK fundraising market and explore data trends by both company size & sector. We also look to the future and predict what kind of year 2021 will be for fundraising and the impact this may have on you as a prospective fundraising founder. In detail we covered:
The headline fundraising figures for 2020
Assessing the factors influencing fundraising in 2020
Analysis for first time fundraisers
Fundraising sentiment today & outlook for 2021
Early stage vs later stage fundraising trends