City luggage check-in service Airportr has secured £2m of funding, with an investment from Stobart Group amongst others in their latest funding round.
The Northern Powerhouse Minister Jake Berry praised the We Are Lancashire – the Place for Growth investment campaign during a visit to the MIPIM UK property expo at London’s Olympia this week.
The £500m asset finance fund will enable businesses of all sizes to make business-critical investments without putting undue pressure on working capital.
OE Electrics, a manufacturer and distributor of electrical equipment, has doubled the size of its operations in Wakefield, which will lead to the creation of 144 local jobs.
The London-based start-up will use the funding to accelerate its global fight against food waste in commercial kitchens.
The software firm has closed a £1.6m funding round led by investment group 24Haymarket and supported by Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF) Mercia Equity Finance, which is managed by Mercia Fund Managers.
The fintech company is collaborating with the UK’s leading crowdfunding platform to offer a co-investment fundraising model aimed at ambitious high growth businesses.