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Caspian Secures Major Investment

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Caspian Secures Major Investment

Investment bolsters Nasdaq Ventures portfolio of tech innovators; Caspian to expand AML offerings in partnership with Nasdaq NEW YORK, June 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announced today that its investment arm, Nasdaq Ventures, has taken a minority stake in the UK-based financial crime investigation automation company Caspian. In addition, Nasdaq’s Market Technology business...

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New building lights up Newcastle Helix

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New building lights up Newcastle Helix

A landmark city centre office building is open for business. Now complete, The Lumen offers 106,000 sq. ft of grade A office space and is surrounded by the innovative community on Newcastle Helix.   The word ‘Lumen’ represents a light quarter and a vision that the building will spark innovation, ideas, and discoveries through connections....

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NCC Urge Companies to Apply for Covid-19 Support

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NCC Urge Companies to Apply for Covid-19 Support

More firms need to come forward for coronavirus cash support Newcastle City Council is urging all businesses who haven’t yet registered for grants to see them through the coronavirus crisis to check eligibility and sign up as quickly as possible.  Over 3,000 businesses have received nearly £40 million from Newcastle City Council to help keep...

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Growth For Grid Smarter Cities

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Growth For Grid Smarter Cities

f you’re part of the North East business scene, you’ve no doubt already heard great things about Grid Smarter Cities using tech for good on a global scale.  Founded in 2014, they’ve doubled in size in the last 18 months. 

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Ever Wondered What It’s Like To Be A Centre Manager?

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Ever Wondered What It’s Like To Be A Centre Manager?

As part of the placemaking and economic development work we do with public and private sector clients, we manage workspaces, help grow businesses and build communities.  Sometimes this is about connecting an existing community around a meanwhile-use space.  And other times, it’s about connecting people, ideas and knowledge through shared space, events and projects within...

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Success for Early-Adopter Workspace Tenants

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Success for Early-Adopter Workspace Tenants

Real examples from growing businesses that are delivering on the Newcastle Helix vision.    Health technology company Changing Health are growing fast!  Founder Professor Mike Trenell launched this dynamic start-up in 2016 with a clear mission; to deliver behaviour change at scale.  And thanks to four years of sustained growth, the business now employs more...

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