Recent Investments Archive

Sadler Brown Designs on New Markets Backed by Growth Fund Investment

Uploaded by in Recent Investments on April 4, 2017

An ambitious North East architects’ practice is hoping to build on the success it’s enjoying both at home and abroad by breaking into a range of new markets. Over the last two years, Sadler Brown has seen its headcount increase from eight people to 28 as it has […]


OneGym Strengthens Teesside Presence With Latest Growth Fund Investment

Uploaded by in Recent Investments on February 27, 2017

A successful County Durham-headquartered fitness business is going from strength to strength after opening its latest gym on Teesside. OneGym has added a 12,000 sq ft fitness facility on the border on Ingleby Barwick and Thornaby to its existing successful branches in Bishop Auckland, Newton Aycliffe and Redcar. […]


Equinity Expansion Plans Galloping Forward Thanks to Growth Fund Support

Uploaded by in Recent Investments on December 9, 2016

Plans to introduce a unique digital horse training system developed in the North East to new equine markets are off and running thanks to a six-figure investment from the Finance For Business North East Growth Fund. EquinITy is a fully automated web-based horse welfare, training and yard management […]


She’s Gott It Exhibiting Growth Ambitions with New Audio/Visual Division

Uploaded by in Recent Investments on November 30, 2016

One of the North East’s best known female entrepreneurs is taking her event management business into a new era by establishing a new audio/visual division. Nickie Gott set up She’s Gott It 15 years ago and has since turned the County Durham-based firm into a £1.1m turnover operation […]


Shampooheads Awash With New Opportunities As Second Growth Fund Investment Goes In

Uploaded by in Recent Investments on November 17, 2016

The UK’s first ever professional hair care range specifically created for ‘tweenagers’ is looking to brush off the competition both at home and overseas with the help of a second investment from the Finance For Business North East Growth Fund. After being successfully trialled in one of the […]


e2E Looking To Take Off With Growth Fund Investment Support

Uploaded by in Recent Investments on November 7, 2016

The North East is set to provide the launch pad for new market-leading miniaturised satellite technology thanks to a six-figure investment from the Finance For Business North East Growth Fund. e2E Satcom Ltd will be creating up to 19 North East jobs over the next three years as […]


Contact Centre Software Developer Dials in to Win £300,000 Growth Fund Investment

Uploaded by in Recent Investments on September 28, 2016

A specialist North East software developer is looking to expand both at home and overseas after bringing in a six-figure investment from the Finance For Business North East Growth Fund. EvaluAgent designs software solutions for contact centres which use ‘gamification’ techniques to help ensure customers receive the best […]


Redemption Food Serves up New Product Development and Expansion Plans

Uploaded by in Recent Investments on September 6, 2016

Plans to develop new products and grow its customers base are on the menu for a County Durham food producer after its new management team brought in significant outside investment to support its expansion. Redemption Food manufactures a range of fresh soups, stews, sauces and fruit toppers which […]


Bespoke Investment to Help High-End Bike Brand Make Tracks

Uploaded by in Recent Investments on July 26, 2016

A father and son team is riding high after attracting a six-figure investment from the Finance For Business North East Growth Fund to help widen the reach of their high-end cycling business. Ian and Trevor Hughes are the management team behind Vielo Sports Ltd, the sole UK distributor […]


New Growth Fund Investment Helping Royston Power On

Uploaded by in Recent Investments on April 21, 2016

North East engineering expertise is set to drive growth at a successful regional power generation business as it looks to expand the range of consultancy work it undertakes in global markets. Royston Power Generation sells, installs, maintains, services and repairs diesel engines for a wide range of domestic […]