GC Angels, has joined forces with NorthInvest to spearhead the execution of Fund Her North initiatives throughout the North West region. This partnership underscores their mutual dedication to advancing female-led innovation and driving economic transformation through investments, collaboration, and expertise.
GC Angels, an early-stage investor backed by the Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership (GM LEP), has announced that it has invested a total of £3.4 million in start-ups in the Greater Manchester region since 2018.
GC Angels is a proud signatory to the Investing in Women Code and commits to adopting internal practices to improve female entrepreneurs’ access to finance, tools, resources they need to grow their business.
Miss Kick was set up by 25-year-old former footballer, Grace Vella who believed that kit, culture, confidence and credibility were lacking in female sport, is now targeting an expansion in North America after support from funding organisation GC Angels. Her venture creates clothing and sportswear for women and girls in football, with 2.5% of every order donated to its charity, Miss Kick Foundation, which provides free opportunities for girls and young women to get into sport.
Tech Nation has named the 51 companies that have been accepted onto its latest fintech growth programme.
Business consultant and founder of start-ups Yellow Label and Finstant, has started a new role as investment and portfolio manager at GC Angels. The appointment comes as the angel investment service seeks to broaden its support for Greater Manchester’s start-up scene.
GC Angels edtech portfolio client, Immersify Education, is aiming to become the ‘Netflix’ for educational content with the launch of a paid subscription service for dental students, via its Immersify Dental platform.
GC Angels are pleased to announce that we have been recognised as the 13th most active angel network in the UK between 2011 - 2021 according to a report produced by the data platform, Beauhurst.
GC Angels have unveiled a strategic partnership with Global start-up investment bank JPIN. The partnership will expand JPIN's footprint further into regional hubs across the UK and grow its network in Manchester.
The head of investment at GC Angels, who was among the winners at Insider's North West Dealmakers Awards 2021, has outlined her intentions for the firm to continue growing in the next year. Jess Jackson was recognised as the Emerging Dealmaker of the Year at the awards for her work at the Manchester-based investment company.