Got an idea that could change the world but struggling to know which business decisions are the best to make?
As entrepreneurs, we’ve been in exactly the same position countless times before. But now, with over 20 years of experience in establishing and growing successful tech businesses, we’re ready to give back.
We aren’t about a one-off cash injection, instead we will fund a business through it's initial growth stage. By providing a salary, office space, experience and support including financial management we help budding entrepreneurs bring their ideas to life.
At Northern Stable, we back the “woman or man with a plan”.
Tim is an experienced Finance Director who worked in a private equity backed IT services business, Esteem Systems, for more than 13 years. Qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Deloitte, and has previously held roles at La Redoute SA, Railtrack, BUPA, Supanet and the FD Centre.
Mark is an entrepreneur with over 20 years experience in business that have included tech start ups, online retail, digital marketing and commercial property investment.
Some of Mark's current investments include LeaderOnline, Visualsoft, Salesfire, HiveHR, GoofBid, Atom Bank, Leader Property, iConvert to name a few.
Dean is Founder and CEO of Visualsoft, an award-winning eCommerce agency who employs close to 300 staff located in at their offices in Teesside, Newcastle upon Tyne and Manchester. He is also a Governor at Teesside University and Enterpreneurs' Forum Board member.
iConvert is a digital marketing solution provider focussed on the iGaming industry. iConvert’s unique personalisation technology was born out of the frustration felt by iGaming marketers with tough customer acquisition targets laid out in front of them.
iConvert was co-founded by Northern Stable and Dan Morrison, an experienced sector specialist, and is on-track to launch its full product offering in May 2019 at the prestigious Sigma iGaming event in Malta.
Launched in 2017, Salesfire set out to provide solutions to help websites increase their sales. The Salesfire system allows retailers to create and manage a range of solutions designed to retain customers and offer a personalised visitor experience. Specialising in eCommerce, they currently offer Behavioural Overlays, Live Chat, Smart Bar and Email Retargeting, with plans to keep expanding their product portfolio. With over 300 clients, Salesfire offer a fully account managed, personalised service.
Originally invented to challenge traditional employee surveying, their flexible employee feedback platform has provided an agile and intuitive alternative for savvy HR and business professionals. Their platform technology continues to be enhanced with new features to meet the growing needs of modern, changing organisations. And, with the development of Hive People Science, their are empowering organisations to drive real cultural and organisational change by understanding and listening to their employees.
Goofbid is one of the UK's largest eBay resource sites, with thousands of registered users visiting the site on a daily basis to use the eBay sniper tool and find eBay bargains. As well as being an eBay bargain finder and auction sniper, Goofbid also has a multitude of other eBay tools for both buyers and sellers, and has been helping its users be successful on eBay since 2006.