Airship Interactive

Simon Berry
Senior Investment Executive

“FW Capital has provided exceptional support over the last two years, and we’re delighted they are helping us with this next stage of growth.”

Joe Harford, Chief Executive, Airship Interactive

Airship Interactive has received a second round of investment from NPIF – FW Capital Debt Finance, as part of the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund.

Airship Interactive was set up in 2008 by CEO Joe Harford, and the business has been backed by NPIF - FW Capital Debt Finance since 2020, when it received £350,000 investment to support the recruitment of 11 new staff – taking the total workforce headcount up to 26.

This latest round of funding will deliver £450,000 NPIF - FW Capital Debt Finance investment to support Airship Interactive’s significant growth plan. This includes the recruitment of 50 new staff, key strategic hires, securing a second office, alongside investment in research and new service lines.

The first NPIF investment phase has now completed with the British Business Bank launching the Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund II in March 2024.

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