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2nd April 2020

North East’s first social enterprise incubator launched

The North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC) has launched the region’s first social enterprise incubator – designed to nurture entrepreneurs who want to use business as a force for good.  Innovate for Good is a facility designed to hothouse entrepreneurs who share an aim to change the world for the better with their ideas, products, processes or services.  Based within the BIC’s new Innovation Zone at its Sunderland business park, the incubator is designed to provide the collaborative working space, practical tools and specialist support to stimulate new ideas and solutions to challenges of today’s world. ...

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2nd April 2020

EISA survey aims to show real impact of COVID-19 on small business fundraising

EISA survey aims to show real impact of COVID-19 on small business fundraising

You can help.  The EIS Association is collecting evidence to replay to the Government to show them the affect current situation is having on small businesses who are struggling to fundraise as a result of the pandemic crisis.  Please take the time to complete the short su...

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Perspectives Read ALL

Convertibles: a distraction? asks James Murdoch

30th March 2020

James Murdoch looks at whether Convertibles benefit the founders or the investors in Equity Crowd...

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Viewpoint from Symvan Capital: When Will the Financial Meltdown End?

26th March 2020

Symvan Capital's Kealan Doyle predicts that will almost certainly be a further downward stage, pr...

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TechNation's advice for funding raising in a lockdown

26th March 2020

Advice on fundraising during the CoronaVirus pandemic from ...

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Your country needs you(r) investment

25th March 2020

Andrew Aldridge from Deepbridge Capital urges investors not to loose their nerve and why is impor...

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Marion Surgical receives £280k from GC Angels for UK expansion

30th March 2020

Marion Surgical, which works with surgeons from around the globe to build a next generation suite...

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The Link App has global plans following investment from GC Angels

27th March 2020

The Link App - software designed to facilitate communication between law firms and their clients ...

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DSW Angels hits milestone with 1,000 applications for funding

17th March 2020

DSW Angels, the business angel network, is celebrating a milestone after receiv...

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Green Angels supports Scottish Bees

13th March 2020

Green Angel Syndicate has invested in The Scottish Bee Company, which is leading the wa...

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VCT Read ALL

Blackfinch Spring Venture Capital Trust raises £3.3 million

2nd April 2020

Blackfinch Group's Blackfinch Spring VCT has raised over £3.3 million to invest in a p...

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Mercia backs sustainable veg delivery firm with £3 million investment

23rd March 2020

Oddbox, the London company behind the UK's first sustainable fruit and vegetable box delivery ser...

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YFM backs commercial vehicle safety specialist Innovative Safety Systems

17th March 2020

YFM has completed a significant investment in West Midlands-based Innovative Safe...

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Calculus Capital budget comment

12th March 2020

John Glencross said: “There is a lot in this budget that is positive for entrepreneurs and ...

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EIS / SEIS Read ALL

EISA survey aims to show real impact of COVID-19 on small business fundraising

2nd April 2020

You can help.  The EIS Association is collecting evidence to replay to the Government t...

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QVentures calls for increased Government support for start-ups

30th March 2020

QVentures has launched a petition to the UK government to increase tax reliefs for the Enter...

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Jenson SEIS Fund backs warehouse marketplace platform LogistCompare

27th March 2020

Jenson Funding Partners have completed an investment in LogistCompare a marketplace platform for ...

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Viewpoint from Symvan Capital: When Will the Financial Meltdown End?

26th March 2020

Symvan Capital's Kealan Doyle predicts that will almost certainly be a further downward stage, pr...

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Talent Spotter Read ALL

Tech accelerator BetaDen announces 2020 cohort

1st April 2020

BetaDen, Worcestershire’s dynamic commercial technology accelerator, has selected the next ...

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One Stop Business Finance boosts Yorkshire business development team

31st March 2020

Yorkshire based SME funding specialist One Stop Business Finance has ...

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AIC publishes its list of next generation of dividend heroes

24th March 2020

Following the announcement of its dividend heroes ...

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Turnaround Management Association appoints Paul Davies as president

23rd March 2020

The Turnaround Management Association UK has appointed BTG Advisory partner Paul Davies as presid...

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Knowledge Read ALL

The race for a vaccine: fund mangers comment on the prospects for combating coronavirus

1st April 2020

With vast swathes of the world in lockdown, the one question on everyone’s minds is how lon...

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A third of businesses lack the tech infrastructure to manage long-term remote working

25th March 2020

New data reveals that 33 per cent of UK businesses say they lack the technology infrastruct...

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Tesi in 2019: Strong financial performance enabling even larger impact

24th March 2020

During 2019, Tesi (Finnish Industry Investment Ltd) made new investments and commitments amount&s...

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Mapping out the most ambitious businesses in Northern Ireland

20th March 2020

Beauhurst takes a closer at the high-growth companies operating in Northern Ireland in its latest...

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Equity Crowdfunding Read ALL

Convertibles: a distraction? asks James Murdoch

30th March 2020

James Murdoch looks at whether Convertibles benefit the founders or the investors in Equity Crowd...

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Space Talos signs up to SPRINT programme to produce innovative radiation shielding

12th March 2020

Space Talos, a specialist in space radiation technology, has signed up to the national SPRIN...

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Lending Read ALL

Coronavirus business interruption loan scheme opens to smaller businesses

24th March 2020

Announced by the Chancellor at Budget 2020, the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Sche...

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Pembrokeshire Sailors opens new centre with £20k Development Bank of Wales funding

18th March 2020

Watersport and sailing enthusiasts will be setting sail from Lydstep when the Pembrokeshire Perfo...

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Property marketplace Assetz Capital secures £15m from British Business Investments

16th March 2020

Assetz Capital has become the first property-focused marketplace platform to receive funding from...

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Just Play Golf in Penrhys gets £50k loan from Development Bank of Wales

9th March 2020

Just Play Golf has received a £50,000 micro loan from the Development Bank of...

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North East’s first social enterprise incubator launched

2nd April 2020

The North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC) has launched the regio...

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Smart Separations to collaborate with University of Surrey on SPRINT-funded project

2nd April 2020

Smart Separations, a leading specialist in innovative microfiltration (MF) technology, has signed...

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Good Food Fund launches to back challenger brands fighting childhood obesity

1st April 2020

Big Society Capital and Guy’s and St Thomas’s Charity have pa...

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Technology Read ALL

Smart Separations to collaborate with University of Surrey on SPRINT-funded project

2nd April 2020

Smart Separations, a leading specialist in innovative microfiltration (MF) technology, has signed...

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Kernel Capital funds €1.2 million investment in Code Institute

31st March 2020

Kernel Capital through the Bank of Ireland Kernel Capital Growth F...

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Media Read ALL

Octopus Ventures exits stake in We Got POP

4th March 2020

Octopus Ventures, part of Octopus Group and one of the largest VCs in Europe, has exited its inve...

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Great Point Media appoints Jamie Lowe as Head of Institutional Distribution

14th January 2020

Great Point Media, the London-based media and investment group, has appointed Jamie Lowe as Head ...

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Optune reaches first close of seed round

11th November 2019

Swiss startup Optune has successfully closed the first close of its seed rounds with Bexio ...

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The future of media investment: interview with Great Point's Dan Perkins

9th October 2019

On the first birthday of the Great Point Ventures...

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AI & Robotics Read ALL

VMS collaborates with SPRINT programme and University of Leicester

20th March 2020

Glasgow-based Visual Management Systems (VMS), a leading provider of bespoke Physical Security In...

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Sure Ventures has invested in AI security company Getvisibility

11th March 2020

Sure Ventures plc, a London listed venture capital fund that invests in early stage software comp...

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QVentures invests in Smartia

2nd March 2020

QVentures has made an investment in SaaS start-up Smartia, which provides artificial in...

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o2h Ventures invests in drug discovery company Turbine

25th February 2020

The o2h Therapeutics and AI Fund, an early stage S/EIS fund investing in biotechnology ...

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Health Read ALL

Good Food Fund launches to back challenger brands fighting childhood obesity

1st April 2020

Big Society Capital and Guy’s and St Thomas’s Charity have pa...

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Gilde Healthcare closes $450 million venture and growth capital fund

1st April 2020

Gilde Healthcare has closed its $450 million venture and growth capital fund Gilde Healthcare V. ...

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The race for a vaccine: fund mangers comment on the prospects for combating coronavirus

1st April 2020

With vast swathes of the world in lockdown, the one question on everyone’s minds is how lon...

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Air Doctor Raises $7.8 million led by Kamet Ventures

31st March 2020

Air Doctor, a technology platform providing a global medical outpatient network that connects tra...

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Financial Services Read ALL

Leading UK FinTech VoxSmart receives £5.5m funding from NatWest

27th March 2020

VoxSmart, the global leader in communications surveillance technology for Financial Markets, has ...

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Half of UK & US firms predict a recession in 2020 says Stenn

23rd March 2020

Just under half of firms in the UK (46%) and US (45%) predict their country will go into rec...

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Growth Capital Ventures poised for growth after hitting £35m investment milestone

18th March 2020

Growth Capital Ventures, a growing North East financial technology company has ...

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Business Services Read ALL

Mayor's Tech Fund and world-class mentors are uniting to support London Tech

25th March 2020

Funding London – the Mayor of London's investment vehicle – is being supported by sev...

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Turnaround Management Association appoints Paul Davies as president

23rd March 2020

The Turnaround Management Association UK has appointed BTG Advisory partner Paul Davies as presid...

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A stable picture at the end of 2019, as SMEs sail into uncharted waters.

19th March 2020

BVA BDRC has published its latest quarterly SME Finance Monitor report. ...

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The AngelNews wine column - If you keep playing with it…

18th March 2020

The latest AngelNews wine column from Caspar Bowes of Bowes Wine looks at the effects of experime...

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Sunburnt grapes and bouncing stones

3rd December 2019

I was in Burgundy last week with a travelling companion to have a look at the wines of the 2018 v...

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Rory Stewart, Nick Jenkins and Henry Blofeld headline at 10th VCT & EIS Investor Forum

21st November 2019

Rory Stewart, Nick Jenkins and Henry Blofeld are amongst the top speakers at today's VCT & EI...

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The Expansion of a Grapey Universe

7th November 2019

  Many years ago, when I first joined the wine trade, the nu...

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