Manchester based finance provider GC Business Finance has recruited &The Hive founder and tech start up expert Jess Jackson as Investment Manager.
Jess joins GC Business Finance, which is part of The Growth Company, from &The Hive.
She will work to drive investment into digital and tech companies within the GC Angels operation which facilitates access to investment through angel syndicates and co-investment, with both their own and partner funds.
Jess will also be working with the team to grow the network of Angels and partners, to drive delivery of transactions, to provide post-investment support to investees and to ensure that funding is aligned with the delivery and attainment of key social and economic targets across the region.
Jess comments: “GC Angels already has a solid reputation for delivering major funding into some of the UK’s most exciting and innovative companies. I’m looking forward to utilizing my expertise and contacts within the tech sector; combined with the team’s finance and investment intelligence, we will be growing our reach and continuing to deliver real benefits across GM.”
Darren Gowling, GC Angels Senior Investment Director, comments: “Jess has a proven background in tech and SME support and brings with her a great portfolio of skills to help drive the next phase of our service delivery.
“We will be bringing more investors and partners into the existing network, working alongside our partners at the UK Business Angels Association (UKBAA) and with the wider Growth Company infrastructure to deliver a unique and wrap round service for entrepreneurs and investors alike.”