Author: Laura White

Why it makes sense to signpost clients to FinanceCamp

Are you often asked for advice from clients on how they can raise funding or meet new investors? Many businesses turn first to their trusted contacts and professional service provides for recommendations when reaching that crucial next phase of growth or looking to innovate. The importance of signposting Signposting to the most appropriate type and […]

What investors look for (and how FinanceCamp helps)

We’re often asked by businesses what investors look for when they are considering new prospects so we asked Northstar Ventures to shed some light. Here, Director Ian Richards explains what is on their checklist, and how FinanceCamp helps to introduce them to viable businesses.  As investors there are five key areas we look at when […]

Put open innovation on your 2017 to do list

By Angela MacOscar, Innovation Manager, Innovation SuperNetwork In September, I kicked off the Innovation Challenge project and I’m delighted to report it is off to a flying start. This project is a key part of the Innovation SuperNetwork which is also home to VentureFest and FinanceCamp. These projects all work together seamlessly to help boost […]

Innovation thrives on openness

By Simon Green, Executive Director Innovation SuperNetwork North East England. This blog was first published via Tech North on 2nd December 2016. The ability to innovate is something that sets us apart from other animals. We are driven by the desire to better our own situation in the world and make use of whatever resources are […]

Record crowds attracted to VentureFest North East 2016

North East businesses attending VentureFest North East 2016 tested a new service designed to provide them with opportunities to win contracts by solving the real-world challenges of corporates, the public sector and society at large. The record number of delegates who attended the region’s innovation conference at St James’ Park, Newcastle, learned how Innovation Challenge […]