2019 Sponsors & Partners

Our 5 day Newcastle Startup Week festival on 13-17 May 2019 attracted 790 delegates from across the UK & around the world. These included solo entrepreneurs, pre-starts, early-stage startups, established SMEs, fast-growing scaleups, enterprise level businesses, business advisers, investors, students, academics, public sector representatives & more.

Global & UK maps showing where our Newcastle Startup Week 2019 delegates came from

Please click or tap on the logos below to learn more about who supported us in 2019:

Headline Sponsor

FreeAgent - the UK's #1 accounting software for small businesses

Premium Sponsors

Blu Sky Chartered AccountantsBarclays Eagle Labs
North East LEPSintons
RTC NorthSunderland Software City


Centre for Process InnovationFunding Circle
Gateshead CollegeInvest Newcastle
NatWest Entrepreneur Accelerator
Most SensationalVisualsoft - eComerce Software & Digital Marketing Agency

Evening Event / After Party Sponsors

SEAO Talent PartnersNorthumbrian Water
ngisolutionsBMC Recruitment Group - Strategic Recruitment Partner


4Networking - The UK's only joined-up business networkArrow Project - Innovation for BusinessBusiness Enterprise Fund
BizSpaceCreative Fuse North EastGenerator is the UK’s leading business support agency for the creative digital and music sectors
The HR Dept NewcastleInvest South TynesideKick Cards for StartupsRefract
Sapere SoftwareSEE ConsultingSky AdSmartSmart Currency Business
SwiftpageThe Forge NewcastleTyne & Wear Archives & Museums


Newcastle City CouncilGateshead Council

Growth Hub North EastScaleup North East

European Regional Development FundNorthern Powerhouse

Busy BackpackCapital Pilot
City SketchesStartup Safari Newcastle Gateshead
Tech NationNorth East Times Magazine

Why Sponsor?

If you’re looking to raise the profile of your business in the North East of England, want to launch or promote genuinely useful products or services aimed at startups and SMEs, are an investor looking for dealflow, are looking to find talent, want your staff to learn how to be more entrepreneurial or just want to show your support for our work, we’d love to hear from you about Sponsoring or Exhibiting at our Startup Week festival between 18-22 May 2020!

Want to Sponsor or Exhibit in 2020?

To discuss what options are available, please email Paul Lancaster