Tuesday 22nd May 2018, Wynyard Hall

Learn how to grow your business through innovation.

VentureFest Tees Valley is a one day conference dedicated to exploring new ideas and how innovation can help your company remain relevant, competitive and profitable in this fast-changing global marketplace.

The event brings together local businesses, investors, researchers and experts to inspire new ideas, solutions, and collaborations. Whether your business is just starting up or has a hundred years of experience behind it, VentureFest Tees Valley is packed with interesting and relevant content to boost your growth plans.


Launch your ideas!

Are you just starting out or running an early-stage growth company? If you’re in the midst of getting your idea off the ground you’ve found the perfect place to give you a lift.

Growing business?

Running a business looking to grow?

No matter what size or what stage you’re at, you’ll find plenty of inspiration and practical support here to take your ideas further and help your business grow into the enterprise you want it to be.


Meet growing businesses tailored to you

Are you an angel investor, fund manager, lender or crowdfunder? Meet exciting businesses specific to your criteria in a series of 10-minute one-to-one meetings at FinanceCamp.


Meet innovative businesses

Do you provide a service or product that could help innovative businesses? Join us as a partner and become part of the network.

Innovation Showcase!

Announcing this year’s Innovation Showcase winners!

We are delighted to announce the eight finalists for this year’s Innovation Showcase at VentureFest Tees Valley. Be sure to come and see them on the big day!



The speakers for VentureFest Tees Valley 2018 have been announced!

Want to finance your ambitions?

At FinanceCamp Tees Valley you can meet lenders who want to lend and investors who want to invest. Whether you want to strengthen an existing business or launch a new one, we’ll help you to navigate your options.

VentureFest Tees Valley Highlights

Why it works for me

A fantastic opportunity to pitch to potential investors.

Matt Whatt

Strong and varied speakers who open your eyes to things outside your own industry and experience.

Kate Baucherel
Galia Digital

Very inspiring and a great way for businesses to put themselves out there to get noticed.

Emily Bentley
Tees Valley Business Club
Tees Valley

Genuinely interesting keynote speakers to learn from.

Andrew Atkins
Resonant Strategy
North Yorkshire

Highly recommended to anyone seeking inspiration and new connections.

Felix O’Hare