Chris Miller started consulting for restaurants in return for free food before launching venture capital business White Rabbit Fund last year. The former numbers guy for Nick Jones is now a backer of restaurants, including Island Poke and Kricket as well...
Crowdfunding - the practice of funding a project or venture by raising many small amounts of money from a large number of people – is arguably no longer the ‘alternative’ finance method for hospitality businesses.
Gourmet hotdog concept Hungerdog is planning an estate of up to 20 sites in the coming five years with its first site to open late summer, according to BigHospitality's sister publication M&C Allegra Foodservice.
Oliver Peyton’s restaurant group, retail bakery and events business has secured a £6.25m investment from the Business Growth Fund (BGF) which will be used to accelerate the company’s roll-out programme.
In the final part of our special feature on securing investment for your hospitality business our focus turns to private investment: from love money courtesy of friends and family to equity houses and venture capital.
The owner of fast casual Italian restaurant chain Vapiano has pledged to make the UK the 'number one priority' market for expansion around the world as it aims to build on the two sites it currently operates here.
Restaurants and bars in the UK should be prepared for an increase in mergers and acquisitions next year as successful chains look to cash in and buyers prepare for growth in 2013, according to a new report.