The Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF) is coming to Cheshire as part of a series of breakfast seminar and networking events across Northern England.
The seminar aims to educated Northern entrepreneurs about the funding options available to them through the NPIF and other organisations. The next seminar, Unlocking Cheshire’s Potential, takes place at Chester Racecourse on 11th March for Cheshire businesses, organised in partnership with The Business Desk.
Delegates will hear from like-minded business owners who have grown following NPIF investment along with experts who will demystify the complexities surrounding corporate finance and offer sound guidance.
Speakers at the NPIF’s March seminar are:
- Grant Peggie – Director in the Venture Capital Team at the British Business Bank
- Sue Barnard – Senior Manager for the UK Network team at the British Business Bank
- Nicole Markham – Founder of Sales Bond, an NPIF backed innovative provider of telemarketing and lead generation services
- Andy Devaney – Director of Business Innovation at Cheshire and Warrington LEP
- John Whelan – Founder of My Digital Accounts, a Stockport based fintech which has secured over £1 million funding from NPIF
The £400m Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund was established in 2017 with the ambition to transform the funding landscape across the North of England and create economic prosperity on par with London and the South East.
To date, NPIF has directly invested more than £148m, in deals that have attracted an additional £148m of investment from the private sector, including investing £2.5 million in Cheshire’s bioscience sector at Alderley Park.
Registration for the NPIF seminar is free and spaces can be booked through The Business Desk’s website.