Founders’ Friday (29th November 2019) – Event Recap

Our Founders’ Friday events take place on the last Friday of each month at the Tuspark Barclays Eagle Lab co-working & event space on Grainger Street in Newcastle.

Photo of Paul Lancaster hosting Founders' Friday (November 2019) taken by James Holloway (North East Fund)
Photo by James Holloway (North East Fund)

What’s it all about?

Since July 2018, we’ve been running our monthly Founders’ Friday events as a way for people to learn about the latest opportunities & support for anyone wanting to start or grow a business in the North East of England. (It’s also a great way for funders, investors, enterprise agencies & local government officials to get closer to pre-start & early stage businesses).

The format for our event on Friday 29th November 2019 is as follows:

9am-10am: Arrivals / hot-desking / co-working / networking

10am-11am: ‘Insights Briefing’ (short talks & presentations on latest business opportunities in the North East & wider UK) by:

11am-11.20am: Coffee / Tea Break

11.20am-12.45pm: ‘Show & Tell’ (an opportunity for local startups, scaleups or established SMEs to demo some of their latest products or services)

12.45pm-1.30pm: Lunch sponsored by Sintons LLP

1.30pm-3pm: Masterclasses / Q&As to help founders grow their business or themselves.

3pm-4pm: Hot-desking / co-working / networking

4pm-5pm: Drinks at a nearby bar (optional)!

Want to attend?

Click / tap on the button below to book your ticket for just £5 (+ fees):

Book your FREE ticket for Founders' Friday

(Alternatively, book a 5-day ticket for our Newcastle Startup Week 2020 festival & get free entry to all our monthly Founders’ Friday events taking place between now & May 2020 here).

Founders’ Friday is sponsored by FreeAgent

Following their Headline Sponsorship of Newcastle Startup Week 2019, we’re delighted to have Edinburgh-based FreeAgent sponsoring our Founders’ Friday events now too! FreeAgent has been voted the UK’s #1 accounting software for small businesses & you, your friends or clients can get a 3 month free trial & 10% off for life by going to & then clicking / tapping the ‘Try FreeAgent’ button.

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