Tag: finance

The North is brimming with opportunity for active national investors looking for fresh prospects and innovative new projects

By Estelle Blanks Estelle is Executive Director of the Innovation SuperNetwork, who’s work to support business growth by embedding innovative practice includes delivering access to finance events, including Entrepreneurs of the North and FinanceCamp. According to research by Beauhurst, UK businesses saw the highest levels of investment on record in 2017. Despite this, investment levels […]

Alex Marsh from Maven speaks to Boiler Plan MD, Ian Henderson

Alex Marsh, Investment Manager at Maven, caught up with Boiler Plan Managing Director, Ian Henderson, to find out how the £2.15m investment from Maven’s VCTs and North East Development Capital Fund has helped the business accelerate the growth of its disruptive ‘digital first’ service for the sale and installation of boilers. Boiler Plan has achieved […]

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 […]