Earl Grey House,
Newcastle upon Tyne,
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Actively investing across the North East of England
As one of the fastest growing technology hubs outside of London, Newcastle is a bustling city that boasts a vibrant digital cluster. Since opening our offices in Newcastle in 2017, we have invested over £30 million in ambitious businesses across the North East region that operate across a range of sectors, including technology, manufacturing, engineering and bioscience.
Businesses we have supported across the region include employee engagement Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform, Hive HR, fintech platform, Pockit, and food & beverage canning, sterilisation and pasteurisation specialist, CRL Foods.
Businesses we've supported across the North East
We are excited about our expansion into Newcastle, which is one of the most vibrant cities in the United Kingdom. We are looking forward to our partnership with Maven who are one of the leading investors in the United Kingdom and will be a strong partner in the years to come.
Virraj Jatania, Founder of Pockit
Leaf has grown significantly in the last two years with very little capital investment. The whole team is excited about what we will achieve with the additional backing from investors and we are really pleased to welcome Maven as part of this round.
Gilbert Corrales, CEO of Leaf Grow
We’re thankful for the great funding partners we have in Maven and look forward to working together with them to make a noise from the North East that’s heard around the globe.
Sukh Ryatt, CEO at Oak Engage
We are delighted to welcome the Maven VCTs to the business as a key funding partner. This transaction underpins our ambitious growth plans which will see us invest in additional thermoforming capacity and site improvements allowing us to further support new and existing customers as we continue iPac’s exciting growth journey.
Jonny Catto, Managing Director and Co-founder at iPac
We are building a secure future for applied food technologies in UK. Partnering with Maven will allow us to accelerate our plans and guarantee a great future for CRL Foods.
David Lambert, CEO of CRL Foods
I’m delighted that our partnership with Maven gives us the ability to accelerate our growth plans, and I’m excited to ramp up our investment in Newcastle, as well as in our key markets.
Jonathan Grubin, Founder & CEO at SoPost
Our Newcastle investment team
Senior Investment Manager