NorthInvest Announces partnership with Driad

by Charlotte Scott|6th November 2018

Northern Powerhouse focused company NorthInvest is thrilled to announce a new partnership with Leeds based consultancy Driad.

Connecting ventures with mentors and investors, working with major influencers, investors and other key ecosystems in the North, we provide an inclusive, convenient platform that allows access to relevant and passionate investors.

Driad match and exemplify many of these attributes. Since 2013, the consultancy has been supporting innovative start-ups and SMEs UK- and EU-wide, through business coaching, grant writing and proofreading.

In the last four years they’ve supported more than 120 start-ups across a wide range of tech specialties and raised a total of £30 million through diverse funding instruments.

Driad Founder & Director Dr Vivien Badaut is looking forward to getting the partnership underway,

“The newly struck partnership will focus on the support that together we can bring to start-ups utilising NorthInvest’s Angel programme alongside Driad’s expertise and knowledge.

Together we look forward to doing our bit to turn the North into the Silicon Dale!”

Helen Oldham, commented on the Partnership: “Progress is about building great relationships that enable even greater change. By teaming up with Driad, we are able to further empower the start-ups and innovative companies we exist to support.