Category Archives: Funding

Creative Industries Seed Fund Launch

Last week saw the launch of the Creative Industries Seed Fund in Northern Ireland. Obviously a direct descendent of the Innovation Fund it’s not quite as open as the predecessor because it’s definitely aimed at Digital. If you recall, 40% of the Innovation Fund was dedicated to Digital previously – this will be close to […]

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Venture Capital and Control

A podcast with DHH and Dave Teare about the possible changes in taking investment. It’s possible to build a company by building and selling products and services. But there’s also a lot of pressure to talk about investment and specifically to talk about exits. This podcast is very informative. It’s about how would you keep […]

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Ada Ventures closes a $34M fund for overlooked founders

Francesca (Check) Warner writes: The mission of the fund is to open access to venture capital funding for people building businesses serving customers who are underserved by venture-backed companies, products and services. These ‘overlooked’ people include women, black, Asian and other founders from minority ethnic groups in the UK, the over 50s population, founders from […]

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Innovation and Outreach Funding

Last week, the Department of Finance opened a £30,000 Innovation and Outreach Fund to encourage the use of open data. This fund has been launched to promote the innovative use of open data and to engage the public sector in promoting the Open Data NI Portal as a data source, which are key objectives of […]

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