Why Newcastle?

From the world’s first lightbulb to business software and smart data, the ‘test bed city’ of Newcastle upon Tyne, England has been inventing the future for hundreds of years.

It’s also a stunningly beautiful city with wonderfully warm and friendly people, a high quality yet low cost of living, five universities nearby, great transport links and a thriving digital / creative sector.

If you have a business idea but don’t know how to start, have already launched but need advice or funding to keep going, or want help taking it to the next level, our 5-day, citywide festival is for you!

Click on the image below to download our 6-page Festival Guide:

Newcastle Startup Week Festival Guide


Newcastle Startup Week is...

5 days
5 nights
5 themes
50 speakers
500 entrepreneurs!

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