Entrepreneurs of the North

Sixty-seconds is all it could take to attract the funding your business needs to flourish.

Each year we journey to the capital with 30 of the North’s most inspiring companies and provide a platform to pitch directly to investors before networking.

Entrepreneurs of the North 2019
Tuesday 05 March 2019
Natwest, London

The session gives businesses 60 seconds to present their ideas to a room full of equity investors before having the opportunity to network with potential prospects.

Businesses across all sectors and of any size can apply, however they must comply with the below criteria to be eligible for consideration:

  • Based in the North East, North West, Yorkshire and Humber or Tees Valley.
  • On the second or third stage of finance (looking for £250,000 to £2.5m in equity investment).
  • Doing something innovative.

Successful entrepreneurs will be invited to attend a pre-event pitch training workshop on Wednesday 13 February before the main event at Natwest’s iconic base in the City of London on Tuesday 05 March.

Deadline for applications is Thursday 31 January 2019.

Could you be one of our Entrepreneurs of the North?

Application Form

An extension of our FinanceCamp programme, we work with businesses to help them perfect their pitch before they present to a room full of investors seeking new opportunities to grow their portfolios.

Delivered in partnership with the UK British Angels Association (UKBAA), the British Business Bank and Natwest, Entrepreneurs of the North, is a bespoke event offering ambitious companies the opportunity to travel to London and meet investors who are proactively looking to expand their portfolio.

What will I get from this?
  • Benefit from expert pitch training to help you hone your business proposition and articulate your USP and business growth potential in just 60 seconds.
  • Develop leads with a range of investors, including angels and VCs.
  • Secure the funding you need to grow!
Who is it for?

Businesses across all sectors and of any size can apply, however they must comply with the below criteria to be eligible for consideration:

  • Based in the North East, North West, Yorkshire and Humber or Tees Valley.
  • On the second or third stage of finance (looking for £250,000 to £2.5m in equity investment).
  • Doing something innovative.
How do I get involved?

To apply to take part in Entrepreneurs of the North 2019 on Tuesday 05 March, please complete the Application Form and send to hello@supernetwork.org.uk. Deadline – Thursday 31 January 2019.

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The Innovation SuperNetwork played a pivotal role in helping us secure £2m of investment from NVM Private Equity and Northstar Ventures to support our ambitious growth plans. The support offered enabled us to do a professional presentation in front of a number of prestigious investors.

Mike Nicholds
CEO Newcells Biotech Ltd
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