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Oct
19
2016

Tech-for-Good Platform used to Support Entrepreneurship in the North East

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Following a six-figure investment in GoRaise, regional venture capital firm Northstar Ventures has begun using the platform to support entrepreneurial aspirations in the North East. Newcastle based start-up GoRaise launched a socially-driven cashback platform towards the end of 2015 to facilitate fundraising activity among charities, individuals and organisations. Northstar Ventures is now using this platform… View Article

Oct
17
2016

Historic County Durham Venue Hires Events Manager

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A historic building in the centre of a County Durham town with a growing reputation as a prestigious venue, has added an events manager to its team in response to increased demand. After a change of ownership late in 2014, the Manor House in Sedgefield was refurbished and launched as a business centre, and also… View Article

Oct
17
2016

‘Without regional investment we wouldn’t have raised £25m’ says Fairstone’s CEO

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The CEO of Financial Management firm Fairstone has praised regional investment as a key factor in the company’s growth. Lee Hartley, who recently oversaw a £25m investment from Synova Capital, described the early stage investment he received from the JEREMIE funds as ‘a strategic building block’ which enabled the company’s steep growth curve. Fairstone received… View Article

Oct
17
2016

Triple Appointments at Narrative

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Sunderland-based Narrative Integrated Communications, welcomes Stuart Singleton as financial director, Ross Palmer as creative director and Katie Harding as PR digital account executive during what is described as a time of “expansion and investment”. Due to increased demand for new and existing service strands including PR, creative, advertising, digital media and marketing strategy, Narrative has… View Article