Recent Investments Archive

OneGym strengthens position in North East fitness market with latest NEL investment

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Growth Capital Fund on February 15, 2022

A strong relationship with the North East’s most active business investor has helped a County Durham-headquartered gym business open its latest fitness facility – and to start making plans for where it goes next. OneGym has used a £300,000 investment from the North East Growth Capital Fund Supported […]


Growth narrative to the fore as marketing agency secures six-figure North East Fund investment

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Growth Capital Fund on February 8, 2022

A newly-formed North East full service marketing agency is aiming to take on the biggest in the business with the help of a six-figure investment from the North East Growth Capital Fund Supported By The European Regional Development Fund Newcastle-based communications agencies Different and Narrative Integrated Communications recently […]


Nudge Minds thinking of growth plans after securing second NEL investment

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on January 21, 2022

Two North East entrepreneurs are looking to grow a second successful education sector business with the help of a further five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported By The European Regional Development Fund. Brian Mair and Diego Melo worked with regional fund management firm NEL Fund […]


Exploration & Testing Associates aiming high with third North East Fund investment

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Growth Capital Fund on January 11, 2022

A market-leading North East ground investigation and materials testing business is aiming to break through the two million pound turnover barrier in 2022 with the help of a third investment from the North East Growth Capital Fund Supported by the European Regional Development Fund. Exploration & Testing Associates […]


Cake maker Autumn mixes magical ingredients to secure North East Fund backing

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on December 14, 2021

A talented jewellery-designer-turned-cake-maker is bringing a little sparkle to her Northumberland home town in time for Christmas with the help of a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund. Autumn Rabbitts has been running a bespoke cake-making business from her […]


‘Slow Fashion’ brand Novo set to scale worldwide with North East Fund backing

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on December 8, 2021

An ambitious female-led North East ‘slow fashion’ brand is aiming high after securing a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund. NOVO’s premium womenswear collection provides core wardrobe essentials and elevated basics to modern women, with its focus on timeless, […]


Lylalife set for significant scale up with North East Fund backing

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on November 23, 2021

An ambitious North East continence product supplier will be taking to the national airwaves in the new year with the help of a six-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund. Lylalife supplies a range of high-quality urinary incontinence products which […]


Cramlington engineers aiming to build on strong start with NEL investment backing

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on November 8, 2021

A new Northumberland engineering business is aiming to build on a strong start with the backing of a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund. Advanced Composites Engineering was formed at the start of the year by a team of […]


TGA engineers future growth plans with North East Fund backing

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Sceme, Growth Capital Fund on October 26, 2021

A successful North East consulting engineering firm is set to expand and create new jobs after securing a six-figure investment from the North East Growth Capital Fund Supported By The European Regional Development Fund. TGA Consulting Engineers designs mechanical and electrical services for a wide variety of new […]


EW Estates surveying a bright future with North East Fund backing

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on October 19, 2021

A Northumberland property firm is looking to build on the firm foundations it has laid during the pandemic with the help of a five-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund.