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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 […]


NEL Fund Managers injects over £5.5m into North East firms in busiest ever investment year

Uploaded by in NEL News on December 21, 2021

The North East’s longest-standing business investor has made investments worth a total of over £5.5m in regional firms during what has been its busiest ever investment year. NEL Fund Managers has complete 61 separate investments in businesses across Tyne & Wear, Northumberland and County Durham during 2021, at […]


‘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, […]


North East Fund investment sparks GME Industry’s green growth plans

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on May 13, 2021

A North East electrical specialist is looking to increase its share of the growing green energy market with the help of a six-figure investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported by The European Regional Development Fund. GME Industry specialises in designing, installing and maintaining a wide range […]


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 […]


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 […]


NEL buys into Wesellanycompany.com expansion with Small Loan Fund investment

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

An online platform which helps regional business owners find buyers for their companies is set to take its brand nationwide with the help of a new investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported By The European Regional Development Fund. Founded by well-known North East corporate finance expert […]


North Tyneside tech firm looking to clean up with small loan fund investment backing

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on November 21, 2018

A North Tyneside technology firm is aiming to clean up right around the country after securing a £35,000 investment from the North East Small Loan Fund Supported By The European Regional Development Fund. Cleanily uses web and smartphone technology to connect independent cleaning professionals with people looking for […]


Rosebirch fit for future growth with Small Loan Fund investment

Uploaded by in Recent Investments, Small Loan Fund on November 8, 2018

A North East commercial fit out firm is going after more and bigger contracts with the help of a £50,000 investment from the new North East Small Loan Fund Supported By The European Regional Development Fund. Rosebirch Fit Out Solutions works both across the UK and in continental Europe […]


NEL seeking investment applications as growth capital fund and small loan funds open for business

Uploaded by in NEL News on April 30, 2018

Ambitious North East businesses are being invited to apply for investments from two new funds worth a total of £27m that could help them expand their operations and create new jobs. NEL Fund Managers is the only fund management firm to be awarded two of the five funds […]