Case | HBS Case Collection | September 2010 (Revised March 2013)

Capital for Enterprise Limited (CfEL): Bridging the SME Early-Stage Finance Gap

by Josh Lerner, Eli Talmor, Ananth Vyas Bhimavarapu and Thibaud Simphal

Abstract

The CEO of the company set up to manage a British government effort to promote the venture capital industry considers the progress made to date, as well as how the program can be adjusted.

Keywords: Entrepreneurship; Venture Capital; Financing and Loans; Business and Government Relations; Financial Services Industry; Public Administration Industry; United Kingdom;

Citation:

Lerner, Josh, Eli Talmor, Ananth Vyas Bhimavarapu, and Thibaud Simphal. "Capital for Enterprise Limited (CfEL): Bridging the SME Early-Stage Finance Gap." Harvard Business School Case 811-027, September 2010. (Revised March 2013.)