Recent Investments Archive

Renovo shaping bright future with Small Loan Fund investment backing

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on October 30, 2019

A young County Durham entrepreneur is shaping a successful future for his business after securing a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported By The European Regional Development Fund. Antony Gray set up Renovo Solutions last year after working his way up with his previous employer […]


Positive Futures scaling up with Growth Capital Fund investment

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Growth Capital Fund on October 16, 2019

A North East training company is aiming to scale up its operations with the help of a six-figure investment from the North East Growth Capital Fund Supported by the European Regional Development Fund. Positive Futures (NE) works with a range of local authorities and further education colleges across […]


£500,000 investment secures growth plans for Bastion

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Growth Capital Fund on September 18, 2019

Newcastle based Bastion Security Products – a government and MoD-approved supplier of industry-leading physical security systems – has secured a £500,000 investment from the North East Growth Capital Fund Supported by the European Regional Development Fund to support rapid business growth and the creation of up to 20 […]


Equibalancer galloping towards growth after winning North East Fund backing

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on September 12, 2019

A County Durham-based equine supplement manufacturer is galloping for growth after winning a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported By The European Regional Development Fund. Equibalancer produces a range of feeds which ensure horses get all the nutrients they need to stay healthy and which […]


North East’s first urban winery toasts NEL investment support

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on September 4, 2019

The North East’s first urban winery is aiming to change people’s perceptions of English wines with the help of a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported By The European Regional Development Fund. Based in Team Valley, Laneberg Wine is the most northerly winery in the […]


Chat Heroes talking up growth plans after investment win

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on August 27, 2019

A successful North Tyneside-based managed web chat service is talking up its growth plans after winning a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported By The European Regional Development Fund. Chat Heroes helps clients across a wide range of sectors convert website traffic into useful business […]


Innovation Supernetwork invests in own future growth with new office space

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on August 5, 2019

A North East business support organisation is investing in its own future development by moving into larger bespoke office space. Innovation Supernetwork is using a £24,000 investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported By The European Regional Development Fund to support its move into new premises […]


PaddlePod to make a splash in the North East

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Growth Capital Fund on July 22, 2019

A North East company has invested £700,000 in creating two new, state-of-the-art pools as part of its on-going commitment to helping young people learn to swim. PaddlePod will initially see the creation of two purpose-built pools, which will both be open this autumn. The company has taken over […]


Tech firm Street Systems moving forward with NEL investment backing

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on June 26, 2019

A North East technology firm which gathers and uses data to analyse how people and traffic circulate in the built environment is mapping out its own future direction. Streets Systems is using a £25,000 investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported By The European Regional Development Fund […]


Offshore engineering firm expands following management buy out

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Growth Capital Fund on June 17, 2019

A North East-based offshore engineering firm has expanded and rebranded following an impressive 12 months of growth and a management buy-out. Fabricom Offshore Services, which has a history spanning over 30 years, was a subsidiary of French energy group Engie until it became Quanta Fabricom following its acquisition […]