Dragon’s Den Jenny Campbell backs Newcastle Angel Hub launch at FinanceCamp

A new initiative to support Business Angels looking to invest in the North East has been launched at FinanceCamp, the region’s annual investment conference, today (Wednesday 22 May). The Newcastle Angel Hub will form part of the UK Business Angels Association (UKBAA) wider Hub network across the country, and will be delivered by the Innovation […]

We’re recruiting a Health Network North Engagement Manager

Working across North East England Full time, with part time or flexible working options possible Engagement work with The Academic Health Science Network for the North East and North Cumbria Fixed-term contract to 31st March 2021 £40,000 (pro rata) per year, plus pension Our Ideal Candidate The Health Network North Engagement Manager will be co-located […]

Dragon leaves the den to give North businesses advice on securing investment

One of the UK’s most successful business people and panel member on BBC’s Dragon’s Den, Jenny Campbell, will head to Sunderland this month to speak to fledging start-ups and growing businesses about securing investment. Keynote at the region’s annual investor matching conference, FinanceCamp, Jenny will join Chris Reed from ProxiSmart, the North East business to […]

North wins £2m to support Angel Investment Accelerator Pilots from Innovate UK

A new pilot funding programme to encourage Business Angels in the region to bring investment and expertise to pioneering innovative small and medium companies has awarded £2m to two North-based projects.  A total of £3m of Innovate UK funding has been shared across three angel investor partners (AIPs). Each will work with local angel networks […]

Ageing Innovators amongst first businesses to move into The Biosphere

An accelerator launched at VentureFest North East in November to tackle the challenges faced by an ageing society has selected the first nine companies to go through the programme.   Tackling issues as varied as Alzheimer’s and dementia to holistic care and symptom management, the companies will be among the first to move into The […]

We’re recruiting for an Innovation Manager!

Innovation Manager Based in Sunderland & working across North East England Fixed-term contract, initially to March 2021 with possibility of extension £40,000 per year plus pension Flexible working options 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 […]

Dragons’ Den entrepreneur set to share success at FinanceCamp North East 2019

Parking-tech pioneer Chris Reed is set to share his experience and inspire delegates attending FinanceCamp following his success in the Dragons’ Den earlier this year. The annual conference launched in 2016 and will take place in Sunderland for the first time at the Stadium of Light on Wednesday 22 May. It connects growing businesses seeking […]

Innovation Manager – Access to Finance

We’re seeking a dynamic access to finance expert to join our growing team. The successful candidate will help grow the number of active investors working with innovative companies in North East England and beyond. £40,000 / £50,000 (depending on qualifications and experience). Full-time contract with flexible working options. A significant part of our work is […]

Funding deals sought as Northern entrepreneurs meet London Investors

Innovators from the North of England descended on London yesterday (Tuesday 05th March) to pitch their businesses to a roomful of heavy-weight investors. Representing some of the North’s best entrepreneurs and innovators, a total of 22 businesses formed part of the hand-picked delegation to take part in Entrepreneurs of the North. Organised by the Innovation […]

We’re recruiting an Innovation Manager!

Innovation Manager North East England Fixed-term contract, initially to March 2021 with possibility of extension £40,000 per year plus pension Flexible working options 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 […]