Sweet taste of success: Venture capital-backed firms toast year of growth despite pandemic

Small caps reap huge rewards

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Have smaller companies brewed up the path to their post-Covid success?
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Have smaller companies brewed up the path to their post-Covid success?

Listed UK companies had a difficult year in 2020, as the coronavirus pandemic wrought huge damage on the country and other global economies, with many firms having zero revenues for months amid global lockdowns in H1.

Listed UK companies had a difficult year in 2020, as the coronavirus pandemic wrought huge damage on the UK and global economies, with many firms having zero revenues for months amid global lockdowns in H1. While a number of the largest companies in the country were busy cutting dividends and desperately raising capital to see them through the crisis, many smaller businesses thrived by pivoting their business strategies to benefit from some of the significant shifts Covid-19 accelerated through the past 12 months. In the gallery above, a selection of venture capital trust and enterpri...

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