Who are NorthInvest?

NorthInvest is a not-for-profit company connecting tech and digital start-ups with mentors and investors. We work with major influencers, investors and other key ecosystems in the North of England. We provide an inclusive, convenient platform that allows access investors passionate about fueling the tech innovation revolution and about seeing the region thrive.

Want to find our more information? Download our 2018 Annual Report and discover the impact our community have made together over the last year!











We believe in supporting tech startups with the advice, expertise and investment they need to fulfil their full potential. Our dedicated team, corporate partners, and angel community are on hand to get prospective start-ups investor-ready and pitch perfect by offering honest feedback and an expert opinion. 


We provide tailored investment opportunities to our Angels depending on their sectors of interest, and match investor-ready startups with our angel network through face-to-face meetings, pitch events, and informal networking opportunities. 


We support the deal process from for our Angels and Entrepreneurs from Day 1 with the help of our expert partners to ensure a hassle-free
and transparent investment process with advice and support at every stage. 


We understand the value of a strong network and supportive community of like-minded individuals. We provide opportunities for investors to network with
one another and interact with our entrepreneurs over an exciting programme of events - from Pitch Events that bring our Angels and Entrepreneurs together, to our famous Female Founders & Investors drinks evenings. 

Our Partners

NorthInvest Founder named in Maserati 100 List of UK’s top tech entrepreneurs

NorthInvest Founder professor Adam Beaumont has been named in the Maserati 100 list of the UK’s top tech entrepreneurs. In its fifth year, the list – published in partnership with The Sunday Times – celebrates entrepreneurial excellence in the UK, recognising innovation and the dedication of founders in growing start-ups …

20th March 2019

Angel Investors gather to discuss the issues of the day – and also see who’s the fastest ‘NorthInvest star in a reasonably priced car.’!

NorthInvest angels have gathered to share ideas, discuss the issues facing the next generation and connect and explore in depth the tech investment opportunities taking shape across the North and beyond. The dinner acted as an exclusive opportunity to share interest and trade opportunities for becoming involved with some of …

4th March 2019

NorthInvest’s first Cyber Security Summit shines spotlight on data protection and security trends.

“Be the change you want to see in the world”. If you want to build a stronger, more secure business, start at the top.”  Mahatma Gandhi. On February 13th, not for profit business catalyst NorthInvest and Digital Leaders hosted its first ever Cyber Security Summit at the University of Leeds …

23rd February 2019

Pioneering digital events platform PopTopUK secures £615k thanks to support from NorthInvest, Dow Schofield Watts Angels and Northstar Ventures

PopTopUK Limited, the UK’s leading online events marketplace, has secured a £615,000 equity investment thanks to support from Northern powerhouse centric business catalyst NorthInvest, Angel Syndicate Dow Schofield Watts Angels, the Northern angel network, and Northstar Ventures. Over 30 angel investors took part in the funding round, which will be …

17th December 2018