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 […]

Speakers to share real life investment stories at FinanceCamp

Two North East companies that made headlines with their triumph at raising investment will share their secrets of success to help others in the region secure the cash they need. Durham-based challenger bank Atom and safety-focused technology company Realsafe Technologies, based in Gateshead, will reveal how they succeeded in major funding rounds when they take to the stage at investment event FinanceCamp next month. Atom’s Edward Twiddy and Realsafe’s Zoe Farrington […]

Event staff wanted

We are looking to recruit casual event staff to work across the North East of England  The North East LEP’s Strategic Economic Plan identified the need for increased innovation activity in the region to drive economic growth. There are a number of routes to achieving this and we are working with around 50 partners to increase awareness of […]

We’re recruiting!

Innovation Manager Based in Sunderland and working across the North East of England Full time, permanent contract £35,000 per year plus pension The Innovation SuperNetwork is a unique regional programme, helping to cultivate a stronger innovation eco-system in the North East of England and support innovative businesses. The programme works through a partnership of around […]

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 […]

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