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GC Angels x EVE & Fund Her North Pitch Event

1 Jun 2021

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GC Angels x EVE & Fund Her North are welcoming female Angel Investors to join a virtual pitch event to discover exciting investment opportunities in the FMCG, retail, consumer, sustainability and packaging market. This event will showcase six investor-ready start-ups from across the UK.


20 May 2021


A Manchester-based platform that uses augmented reality, gameplay and artificial intelligence to deliver health information to young patients is looking to raise more than £1.5m to expand in the US following a funding round led by GC Angels. Founded as a solution to the "lack of quality information available" to prepare children for hospitalisation, Xploro uses age-appropriate language and interaction paradigms to reduce stress and anxiety around treatments and improve clinical outcomes. The C…

Clean skincare brand expands to Manchester thanks to £830k growth round

14 Apr 2021


Skin & Tonic, a skincare and wellbeing brand founded in Hackney, London, has secured £830,000 in funding, enabling it to fulfil increased production demands and expand its operations to Manchester. Driven by GC Angels, this includes a £605,000 investment from the angel investment service alongside private investors, as well as a £225,000 loan from NPIF – FW Capital, managed by FW Capital and part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund (NPIF).


7 Apr 2021


A Manchester-headquartered financial services provider has secured £300,000 of investment to support its continued expansion. UK Adviser is behind a digital franchise network for mortgage and finance professionals, with partners having access to the AdviserTech platform. GC Angels have provided the investment ahead of the company unveiling its re-brand in the spring. Chief executive Maxim Cohen said: "We are delighted to have received the investment which will go a long way to supporting our…

GM LEP fulfils £493.5m commitment to Local Growth Fund investment

31 Mar 2021

The Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership (GM LEP) is on course to fulfil a five-year commitment to delivering jobs and economic development through the Government's Local Growth Fund (LGF). The government awarded a total of £493.5m over three Growth Deals to GM LEP between 2015-2021 for capital projects that will benefit the local area and economy. The outcomes agreed in the original deal with the government were for 6,250 jobs to be created and for the public sector investment to g…