Peter Gilson, investment manager at Northstar Ventures

First £500,000 leaves North East Social Investment Fund under Peter Gilson's leadership

The Northstar Ventures investment manager is leading the £9m Fund, which aims to develop voluntary and community organisations and social enterprise

Andrew Mitchell is chairman of the North East Social Investment Company

North East Social Investment Fund worth £9m is now open for business

"This is an opportunity to create a seismic shift in the funding landscape of the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector." Alastair Balls

Programme reaches milestone after providing 500th investment in region

A FUND set up to support North East SMEs has made its milestone 500th investment to a County Durham coffee and flavour infusion firm.

Northern Alliance

THE last thing you need when you are struggling at the foot of the table is a draw against a lower-division side.

Take AIM at a bigger, more ambitious future

ENTREPRENEURS are being urged to think big and consider flotation at an event designed to help them take their businesses to the next stage of growth.

Event urges top bosses to Take AIM

Entrepreneurs are being urged to think big and consider flotation at an event designed to help them take their businesses to the next stage of growth.

NStar funding helps local firms to get off the ground

Since it was established in 2004, NStar has generated £33m of new cash to support fledgling technology companies in the region.

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