Northstar Ventures is a venture capital firm that provides social investment to the VCSE sector in the North East. Currently under management is the £9million North East Social Investment Fund.
The North East Social Investment Fund invests in social enterprises, helping to support growth and improve the sustainability of organisations' activities. The Fund is aimed at organisations which exist primarily to deliver social impact and which reinvest surpluses back into their social mission.
Northstar Ventures is looking to speak with charities (limited by guarantee or CIO only), CICs (limited by guarantee or shares) and Registered Societies (previously known as ‘Industrial and Provident Societies’, for community benefit). Organisations should be located, or have substantial operations in the North East of England. The Fund will also invest in organisations that are willing to relocate to the region.