Join us on our upcoming webinar to explore growing a Fintech business in County Durham

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County Durham is home to a growing cluster of Fintech businesses and considered one of the key regions of Fintech activity within the UK. In fact, the region was recently named in the top five of UK clusters outside of London for Fintech start-ups and can offer growing Fintech firms a highly attractive base from which to build future growth.

Published: Mar 22, 2022
Focus: Finance Durham Fund

David Nixon, Senior Investment Manager at Maven will be hosting a webinar alongside Guest Speaker, Craig Peterson, from Growth Capital Ventures on 29 March at 10:00am. The webinar will be exploring why County Durham is a great place for fintech businesses to grow and how to better ensure growth success. We will be discussing the opportunities available to fintech businesses in the region, potential funding strategies and looking in more detail at some of the local businesses who are thriving in the sector.

The webinar is designed to give businesses a better understanding of why County Durham is a great place to grow your business and provide insight into local strengths and specialisms.

Fintech is an example of the UK punching above its weight internationally, where it enjoys a growing market, high levels of capital and skill, and public and private bodies activity supporting the sector. From Glasgow to Durham, Edinburgh to Cardiff, and Bristol to Birmingham, there is a significant amount of FinTech activity, and the sector will play an important part in the UK’s future prosperity.

Join us on 29 March at 10:00am – you can find out more about the webinar and register your place here.

More about the speakers

David Nixon, Senior Investment Manager at Maven
David has led a number of investm
ents for Maven across the North East of England. He has previously worked at RG Corporate Finance, advising on mid-market debt and equity deals across the UK. David also spent 12 years at Barclays Corporate and Investment Bank in London.


Craig Peterson, COO at Growth Capital Ventures
Craig has a wealth of experience supporting ambitious SME's and acts as a strategic adviser, mentor, Non-Exec, and investor to a range of startups, early stage, and established businesses. His experience spans several sectors, including technology, and he has helped raised seed/growth capital for high growth businesses.


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