Tags : NorthStar Ventures


One Utility Bill secures £1.6 million Series A Follow On

One Utility Bill extends funding to £3.3m in the past year One Utility Bill – the Newcastle-based business which simplifies the utilities experience for consumers, landlords and letting agents – has raised a further £1.6m in its second fundraise within a year. The follow-on investment round was led by incumbent investors DSW Ventures, the venture capital business […]Read More


Newcells Biotech secures £5.25 million Seed Follow On investment from

Newcells Biotech secures over £5m for 3D tissue models Newcastle-based human stem cell model specialists, Newcells Biotech, have secured a total of £5.25m worth of funding to accelerate their growth plans in the international life sciences market.  The funding comes from two existing backers. Mercia has invested from its Northern Venture Capital Trust (VCT) and Enterprise […]Read More


Hicomply secures £600k Seed investment from Northstar Ventures

North East information security software company gains £600,000 investment Durham-based software-as-a-service company Hicomply has received £600,000 investment to tackle the growing global issue of business information security.  Hicomply has developed a software platform that gives any business the tools to build information security systems, protect sensitive data and manage all the associated complexity and risk. […]Read More


Manus Neurodynamica secures £1.2 million Seed Follow On investment led

MANUS SECURES £1.2M TO SUPPORT LAUNCH OF PARKINSON’S  PEN  Edinburgh, UK – Monday 25th January 2021: Edinburgh medtech company Manus  Neurodynamica Limited (“Manus”), has closed a £1.2M funding round to support the launch  of its digital pen which provides an early warning of Parkinson’s disease and other  neurological conditions.  With this latest funding secured, Manus […]Read More


Poptop UK secures £440k Seed Follow On investment from DSW

Poptop to begin global roll-out after raising further £440k Poptop – the Newcastle-based events booking platform – has raised a further £440,000 to pursue its global expansion plans. The funding comes from existing investors DSW Ventures and NorthStar Ventures, which was investing from the North East Innovation Fund supported by the European Regional Development Fund. Poptop’s […]Read More

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Gliff secures £375k Seed investment from Northstar Ventures

Investment enables innovative Durham AI company to expand Durham based gliff.ai has received another round of investment from funds managed by Northstar Ventures, the North East Innovation Fund supported by the European Regional Development Fund and the newly launched Norther Accelerator Seed Investment Fund (NASIF).  The £375,000 investment means the company, which develops tools to […]Read More


Incuto secures £1.75 million Seed Follow On investment led by

‘Fintech for good’ incuto raises £1.75m for credit union platform A ‘fintech for good’ company which has developed a banking platform for credit unions and community banks has completed a £1.75m funding round. incuto has secured investment from NPIF – Mercia Equity Finance, which is managed by Mercia and is part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF); […]Read More


Magnitude Biosciences secures £250k Seed Follow On investment led by

Magnitude Biosciences expands its workforce with help from the Government Future Fund Durham, UK – August 2020: Research into new medicines is needed more than ever, but research labs across the world are slowing down because of COVID-19 restrictions. Many companies and universities are turning increasingly to contract research organisations (CROs) to outsource their research. To meet this need, Magnitude Biosciences, a specialist CRO in County Durham, has […]Read More


Donr secures £350k Seed Follow On investment from Northstar Ventures

Text giving platform secures second round of investment, hits milestone by helping charities to raise over £1 million in donations Leading tech-for-good company Donr has received a six-figure round of funding to help grow their platform, which helps charities to receive donations via text. 30.04.2020 – Donr – Jesmond, Newcastle, UK A Newcastle-based company who provide the […]Read More