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Maven invests £32.5m into North East tech in 2022

Maven North East 2022
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Private equity firm Maven has said its North East division invested £15m in 2022 and secured an additional £17.5m in private sector finance.

In the North, East Maven provided financial support to 18 companies in sectors including tech, green energy, deep tech, manufacturing and support services.

It marks a record year of investment for Maven in the North East since it first opened offices in the region in 2017.

“The North East continues to be a region full of opportunity for venture capital investment and the depth of talent and level of innovation across the region is truly inspiring,” said Michael Vassallo, investment director, Maven.

Sizable North East investments from Maven in 2022 included a “multi-million-pound investment” into Cambridge semiconductor producer Pragmatic to construct a second fabrication plant in Durham....