How to scale up your UK startup: Top tips to grow your startup effectively

Hannah Williams
Hannah Williams

Hannah Williams

Hannah is Staff Writer. After graduating from the University of Coventry with an English and Journalism degree in 2016, Hannah has since developed an interest in the technology. She has a keen interest in digital transformation, innovative and emerging tech, IoT and women in tech.

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The UK's startups and scaleups continue to grow despite fears over Brexit, raising more money in the first half of 2019 than in any other equivalent period, according to research from Beauhurst.

The database of high-growth companies in the UK estimates that £4.5 billion was invested in 889 startups and scaleups in the first half of this year alone.

Every startup founder desires to see what began as a small business plan scaling to one day become a global business venture – but it isn't an easy process. The challenges tend to centre around funding, hiring the right talent and marketing, to name but a few.

In order to scale up successfully, it is important to have an up-to-date business strategy in place. Here's our tips on how to create one, and further advice from legal, finance, marketing and business experts on scaling up your startup business.

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