In the Media

Helping SMEs find finance

British Bankers Association (known as the BBA) Summer 2012 edition of their in-house magazine Balance talks SME success with Stephen Fear, the British Library’s Entrepreneur in Residence. Please click here to view the article in Balance Magazine    

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Easy Access to Business Finance Options

BBA news release: Buffy helps business beat a path to funds   The Entrepreneur in Residence at the British Library, Stephen Fear, launched the new website www.businessfinanceforyou.co.uk [BUFFY] at an event for over 200 of Britain’s entrepreneurs. The website, developed by the British Bankers’ Association and Better Business Finance banks…

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BUFFY “will help business find finance”

23.05.2012 Small businesses and social enterprises looking for finance can now benefit from help from BUFFY – a new website which brings into one place a wide range of finance providers including business angels, regional funds, asset and lease financers, government schemes, grants and CDFIs as well as banks. The…

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The Story of the Phonebox Millionaire

The phone box millionaire   THERE are many entrepreneurs who started their business in a spare bedroom. Stephen Fear did not even have that. His office was a public phone box on the ­council estate where he lived with his father. But it was the base from which he launched…

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The Local Millionnaire

Bristol Evening Post comment, May 19, 2011 Stephen Fear’s story is inspiring. On the one hand it is the story of a quite extraordinary businessman who started with nothing and has become and a multi-millionaire. But this is not simply a story of a man who has made a lot…

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