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The voice of venture capital

The BVCA is at the forefront of the debate about how best to create and sustain an entrepreneurial economy in the UK.

By Rebecca Harding 01 December 2006

The BVCA is at the forefront of the debate about how best to create and sustain an entrepreneurial economy in the UK. Rebecca Harding asked Linthwaite some baseline questions about the work of the BVCA."
The voice of venture capital"Back in 1999, the news media reported that Prime Minister Tony Blair “pleaded with UK pension funds to invest more in the grass roots of British industry, complaining that they invested five times less in domestic entrepreneurs than their US counterparts”. Someone who was keenly aware of that statistic was Peter Linthwaite, the chief executive of the British Venture Capital Association (BVCA), the industry body for the private equity and venture capital industry in the UK. The BVCA is at the forefront of the debate about how best to create and sustain an entrepreneurial economy in the UK. Rebecca Harding asked Linthwaite some baseline questions about the work of the BVCA."

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