The deals are flowing in for local, Sunderland-based soft drinks brand, Contract Bottling Ltd., following a summer of brilliant sunshine and a recent North East Angel Fund investment of £175,000.
Among the array of bottled soft drinks that CBL manufactures, distributes and markets at their 60,000 square foot manufacturing site are; Perfectly Clear flavoured waters, a selection of 1870 Mixers including Ginger Ale and Bitter Lemon, as well as Fruit Squeeze vitamin-packed childrens’ drinks.
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‘Love at first sight’ is the bold tagline for this ambitious, new, game-ified, dating app, Tangle, but for the four Italian founders whose brainchild allows users to go back in time to connect with someone who caught their eye, it’s a very real motivation.
Has Tangle got what it takes? Along with an unparalleled and enthusiastic passion for fresh ideas, there seems to be some first-rate funding opportunities in the North East, so this app breaking into a global industry but with an inherently local focus seems set for unhindered success.
An enterprising North East trio of event organisers have come up with a slick solution to endless spamming by developing a service for all your event coordination, analysis and communication needs. Pictured above are two of the creators; Elliott Perry (left) and Mark Stephenson (right).
Rivers Capital Partners has seen potential in the local EventSneaker team, and chose to invest from the North East Angel Fund, helping to secure the ambitious team and their coordination tool’s future.
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Rivers Capital Partners have reached a major landmark after making our 75th investment from the £7.5m Finance For Business North East Angel Fund.
Corporate finance experts from our local partners, law firm Ward Hadaway, advised us on the milestone investment, which sees a six figure sum ploughed into Teesside-based Kamaiden Limited, a company specialising in innovative footwear solutions for children.
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