Speaker Spotlight: Jon Waite (Advertise1)

After attending our Newcastle Startup Week festival in May 2018, Jon Waite used the knowledge, insights and contacts he gained to make the leap into full-time self employment in September 2018 with his digital marketing and advertising business Advertise1 which is now based at PROTO: The Emerging Centre for Technology in Gateshead. 1. Hi Jon, … More Speaker Spotlight: Jon Waite (Advertise1)

Immersive Tech Showcase Speaker Spotlight: SUB 10

What will the technological society look like in five years’ time? A look into PROTO: The Emerging Centre of Technology provides a flavour of dedicated North East entrepreneurs developing their visions using the latest technologies. On ‘day 2’ of Newcastle Startup Week, these entrepreneurs will be sharing their stories at our Immersive Tech showcase. Let’s … More Immersive Tech Showcase Speaker Spotlight: SUB 10

Volunteer at Newcastle Startup Week

Newcastle Startup Week are now recruiting volunteers to help organise our five day multi-venue startup festival across Newcastle and Gateshead between 13 and 17 May 2019. Volunteering is a unique opportunity to peak behind-the-scenes of the festival, engage with event partners, speakers and delegates, and learn more about business management and startups. Become part of … More Volunteer at Newcastle Startup Week

Sponsor Spotlight: Barclays Eagle Labs

Starting a business can feel very lonely. Working within entrepreneurial communities with like-minded individuals can help improve well-being and productivity. That’s why we are proud to be sponsored by ‘Eagle Labs’, a UK co-working initiative from Barclays. Barclays’ Eagle Labs initiative was set up to support the UK’s entrepreneurial community and drive digital skills development. … More Sponsor Spotlight: Barclays Eagle Labs

Navigating the legal minefield… 5 key takeaways

Starting a business can sometimes feel like a legal minefield. How can you protect your role as founder? What steps do you need to take to prevent someone from stealing your ideas? And how can you mitigate late payment risks? These are some of the common questions founders may be asking themselves. To answer these questions, our … More Navigating the legal minefield… 5 key takeaways

Built to grow. Enabling scaleup from startup stage

Over the past few months we have been enjoying the new Upscale book from Tech Nation, which outlines what it takes to scale a startup by the people who have done it. One of the subthemes across the book covers how decisions made at the start of your journey can affect your business at the growth stage  We outlined our top 3 insights here. 1. Prepare early for future team restructures. As a … More Built to grow. Enabling scaleup from startup stage

Sponsor Spotlight: Sunderland Software City

We love the North East! In particular, we love the start-up ecosystem which consists of passionate people and organisations who are working hard every day to support existing or aspiring entrepreneurs with big ideas. One of these hardworking organisations is Sunderland Software City, who provide fully funded start-up support to technology businesses across the region. Sunderland Software City have been there with us from the start and we are excited to announce that they are now officially a Premium Sponsor of Newcastle Startup Week 2019! … More Sponsor Spotlight: Sunderland Software City

What’s going on in 2019? Insights and Events

It is January 2019; a new year of Newcastle Startup Week and other exciting initiatives in the region! 2018 was an exciting year for the region with the launch of new co-working spaces including TusPark Eagle Lab and PROTO, the release of new JEREMIE2 funds, the launch of initiatives such as Newcastle Tech Trust, and more … More What’s going on in 2019? Insights and Events