Access to Finance





Are you an innovative business seeking funding?

If you’re doing something different, are looking to expand, diversify or have the vision to take a ground-breaking product or service to market, we can help you secure the funding you need. There is a range of finance available to North East businesses, from grants to equity investment. We can help you make sense of what will work for you and meet the people who can help you succeed.

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Are you an Investor who wants to help ambitious businesses grow and innovate?

We work with some of the North East’s brightest businesses to help them secure finance to innovate and grow. We know that many Angel and private equity investors have the vision and drive to work with these ambitious and innovative companies. We’re here to help business and finance come together.

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We're holding a number of webinars with our partners to provide funding advice, tools and guidance. These include live Q&A's with investors, expert advice on cash flow during COVID-19, types of funding available and an invitation to pitch training.
Funding for businesses on the grow

Tuesday 30th June 2020, 10:00

If you're a business looking for advice on funding then join this webinar delivered in partnership with Northstar Ventures. It includes a live Q&A with investors, expert advice on cashflow during COVID-19 and tips on alternative funding.
Tax Efficient Investing for Angels

Friday 12th June 2020, 10:30

If you're an Angel investor looking for more information around tax efficiency then join this webinar held in partnership with UKBAA and North Invest. We'll be joined be a panel of experts who will offer valuable advice to early stage investors looking to make use of tax efficient platforms.