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Entrepreneurs are constantly striving for success, looking for ways to make their business work. A lot is written about success, I have decided to take...

Premium bottled water brand, LoveTideWater secured a five-figure-investment via the Finance for Business £10.5m North East Angel Fund operated by Rivers Capital Partners. Now eager...

Having read all sorts of doom and gloom and plenty of speculation since the UK referendum to “Brexit” or leave the EU. What does it...

  Fund Managers: North of England Location: Newcastle, Manchester, Liverpool, Sheffield Salary: competitive depending on experience   Rivers Capital Partners is a fund manager operating venture capital, loan and mezzanine...

One of the UK’s leading graduate recruitment and training companies has secured a £100,000 investment via the Finance for Business North East Angel Fund. Hoult’s Yard...

New data from the managers of the North East Angel Fund has shown that companies in Middlesbrough are more successful in applying for angel investment...

New data from the managers of the North East Microloan Fund has shown that companies in the South Tyneside area are more successful in applying...

Fresh investment follows high-profile contract wins for the UK’s leading independent developer of lithium-ion energy storage technologies. Ahead of launching two new innovative modular battery systems...

Regional Fund Managers Rivers Capital Partners have re-located their Tees Valley-based operations. The move to the Victoria Building at Teesside University will better support the...

Dedicated to supporting North East businesses to start-up and grow, the North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC) has recently entered into a collaborative partnership...

The North East Angel Fund has £1m to invest in 2016 to support the growth of innovative products and services in businesses across the North...

Former Goldman Sachs trader, Dr Chris Cathey returns to his local roots of Newcastle after enjoying a successful fifteen year career.  Chris joined Goldman Sachs...

The Finance for Business North East Microloan Fund managed by Rivers Capital Partners has had one of the most successful operating years since its inception...

As the year draws to a close, I find myself reflecting through the eyes of an investor. We should celebrate that 2015 sees the successful...

Rivers Capital Partners, managers of the Finance for Business North East Angel Fund has had its most successful operating year since its inception five years...

North East based technology innovators, Realsafe Technologies, continues its rapid expansion plans securing a seven-figure sum of new investment and making key appointments to its...

Dedicated to helping businesses across the country to succeed and grow, the BE Group have recently entered into a collaborative partnership with Rivers Loan (a...

Most investors like to be able to visit the business they invest in, and they like to talk to the people running it, face to...

Independent venture capital fund management company, Rivers Capital Partners, has recently entered into a collaborative partnership agreement with Ground Six to work together to more...

The best investors in small businesses are people who have worn the t-shirt and done it themselves. It's a cliché in my world but what...

I should qualify the above statement right away. You should take advice if you think your business or start-up needs investment. Why? Well a good...

A FAST-GROWING car parts maker in County Durham is set for further expansion after being snapped up by a global supply chain specialist. DPE Automotive, which...

There is a recurring theme in what makes a successful business. It's the people involved. When you hear about a terrific new start-up or amazing...

EYELEVEL Creative, a digital visualisation consultancy based in Newcastle, are set to revolutionise the architecture industry by launching a new pioneering augmented reality app, EYEVIEW,...

A FLEDGLING software company which specialises in 'retro' games is set for its first major release thanks to backing from the Finance for Business North...

I have said before 'investing is a balance of risk and reward' - so is running your own business. Most entrepreneurs do both by taking...

I came to the North East in 2003 and have been working to attract capital for businesses here ever since. Looking back, the investment community...

A COMPANY which has become one of the UK's leading sellers of refurbished computer equipment has received a six-figure funding boost. RefurbThat Ltd, which is based...

Many businesses seeking cash to start-up or grow face the question which is best for me, a loan or selling some shares to an equity...

Rivers Capital Partners, managers of the Finance for Business North East Angel Fund, are delighted to announce 2014 as the most successful operating year since...

County Durham clothes maker AMA Group is poised to supply leading supermarkets with 'ethical' outfits made in Britain, following an investment from the Finance for...

REALsafe® Technologies scooped a highly prized ‘Excellence in Digital Enterprise’ Award as part of the British Banking Association (BBA) ‘Excellence in Women’s Enterprise Mentoring Awards’...

In case you had not noticed there is a new lender in the North East. No not a new Bank. Rivers Capital Partners have taken...

(Pictured from left to right are David O'Connell, of Advantex, Richard Butts, of Ward Hadaway, Esther Wilson, of Rivers Capital Partners, Ben Williamson, of Clive...

Pictured from left to right are Andrew Richardson and Zoe Farrington Zoe Farrington, Managing Director at REALsafe Technologies, has been nominated for one of the most...

A business growth fund has reached a major milestone with the completion of its 50th investment. The Finance for Business North East Angel Fund has invested...

Sunderland-based Contract Bottling Ltd (CBL) secured the funding with Newcastle venture capital firm, Rivers Capital Partners The deals are flowing in for a North East soft...

Four Italian entrepreneurs who founded a dating app from their Teesside base have secured funding from the Finance for Business North East Angel Fund. ‘Tangle’ aims...

Firstly, congratulations are in order! I'm sure that if you have raised your seed capital, ordinarily a tantalising couple of hundred thousand pounds sterling if...

Two North East coffee entrepreneurs will be able to supply nearly 550 Sainsbury’s stores nationwide, following investment. John Evans and Mark Porteous, the men behind Durham-based...

An online networking platform aimed at UK motorbike enthusiasts has landed its second angel investment since the start of the year. REALRIDER® is a motorcycle community...

New app for motorcycling reduces risk: REALRIDER gets 10,000 users in 6 months due to its clever, life-protecting use of mobile’s GPS feature   A new mobile app,...

Regional design company, Deadgood, has recently secured second round investment from the North East Angel Fund to launch two new collections of eclectic furniture and...