The Northstar Ventures Finance for Business North East Accelerator Fund invests in high-growth, innovative, early stage businesses. Individual investments range from £100k to £750k in a first round of finance, and up to £2 million in any one company overall. The Fund is targeted at businesses located, or those with substantial operations, in the north east of England. Investments are generally equity based, and are often syndicated with private sector investors, including business angels, institutional investors and corporates. Debt or quasi-equity investments will be made where appropriate.