Northstar Ventures

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Based in Newcastle and Darlington, Northstar Ventures is a venture capital firm with over £95m under management.

Northstar Ventures has been inspiring local entrepreneurs and social enterprises with financial backing since being founded in 2004. It works alongside management teams in new and emerging organisations across the North East to help them develop and grow.

Its approach to investment is straightforward: it looks for strong teams with great ideas.

If that’s you, and you could benefit from funding and support, please contact one of Northstar Ventures’ experienced investment managers. You don’t need to have an in-depth business plan in place before getting in touch – they are always happy to have an initial conversation to guide you through the process.

Northstar Ventures are currently investing from three active Funds:

  • The Finance for Business North East Proof of Concept Fund
  • The Finance for Business North East Accelerator Fund
  • The North East Social Investment Fund

Northstar Ventures is committed to supporting its community: The Northstar Foundation was set up to do this by providing grants to regional charities and community groups. You can find out more about this here.