Marketing is one of the key skills needed to get your startup off the ground. Whether you’re launching a tech business, a beauty company, or a crafts organisation, you need to make sure potential clients are aware of what you do. Yet, many founders have limited financial reserves and are unsure how to invest in … More How to: Marketing on a budget
Founders’ Friday is a monthly networking and speaker event which connects founders with other entrepreneurs and stakeholders within the ecosystem. Sponsored by FreeAgent and Sintons Law, the August 2019 edition featured talks on new business support programmes, the upcoming Cyberfest festival, the power of purpose and values, content marketing, due diligence, and more. Check out … More Recap: Founders’ Friday August 2019. Key insights.
Our monthly Founders’ Friday events have now been taking place for just over a year! Every month, nearly 80 entrepreneurs sign up to our events to learn more about business growth and startups. We particularly love the stories of the impact our events are making on attendees. In this blog, we share four key structures … More Why we love: Founders’ Friday
Living in or locating to Gateshead? Our ‘Starting a Business’ blog series outline the startup scene of every locality in the North East of England. Our second blog focuses on Gateshead; home of emerging technology centre ‘PROTO’, a variety of business centres, high-profile events such as Thinking Digital, and an outstanding college. Check out the … More Starting a business in Gateshead
Founders’ Friday is a monthly networking and speaker event which connects founders with other entrepreneurs and stakeholders within the ecosystem. Sponsored by FreeAgent and Sintons Law, the July 2019 edition featured talks on innovation zones, connecting ecosystems, invoice payments, accountancy, personal development, business legals, managing stress and more. Check out our key take-aways here! Part … More Recap: Founders’ Friday July 2019. Key Insights.
Living in or locating to the city of Newcastle upon Tyne? Our ‘Starting a business’ blog series outlines the startup scene of every locality in the North East of England. To start, the City of Newcastle upon Tyne features a variety of co-working spaces, high-profile universities, business support hubs and an abundance of networking events. … More Starting a business in Newcastle
Our FREE 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 where we are based. What’s it all about? Since July 2018, we’ve been running our Founders’ Friday events as a way for new, existing & potential business … More Founders’ Friday (28th June 2019)
Across Newcastle Startup Week and our Founders’ Friday events, well-being for entrepreneurs has been an important, recurring topic. You can’t look after your business if you can’t look after yourself. Furthermore, taking some me-time can actually help you be more productive. In this blog, we have highlighted some key well-being tips which have been shared … More Managing well-being for entrepreneurs
Newcastle Startup Week 2019 ended with a ‘BANG’ at NatWest Entrepreneurial Spark. The day included inspiring talks from entrepreneurs who’ve gone through both personal and professional challenges and who shared advice on how to manage well-being and pivot. We have outlined our key insights of the day below. #1 Employee, worker or freelancer? Be aware … More Day 5: Recap and Lessons
Myth debunked: Newcastle Startup Week isn’t just for startups. Every year, our event attracts entrepreneurs from all types of businesses. That’s why this year, in 2019, we introduced our Newcastle Scaleup Summit as part of the Startup Week. In this blog, we have outlined key lessons and insights of the summit. #1 The region is … More Day 4: Recap and Lessons