Managing well-being for entrepreneurs

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

Day 5: Recap and Lessons

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

Day 3: Recap & Lessons

Day 3 at Newcastle Startup Week was our funding and finance day which took place in the beautiful Barclays office. Both speakers and delegates alike benefited from sunny Quayside views whilst sharing investment and funding advice. We have highlighted our top ten tips of the day below. #1 Save time by automating your processes early … More Day 3: Recap & Lessons

Day 2: Recap & Lessons

Day 2 of Newcastle Startup Week has been busy with two fringe events including our immersive tech showcase at PROTO and the creative industries session at Gateshead College. We were excited to see every venue filled with enterprising individuals who benefited from the insights shared by our speakers. Here are some of your key lessons. … More Day 2: Recap & Lessons

How Gateshead College inspired me to start my own business (guest blog)

In this guest blog, second year Gateshead College student Jack Holmes highlights how the college inspired him to set up his own business. Not only does his story reflect an insightful journey from student to entrepreneur, but it also highlights the importance for academic institutions to incorporate enterprise into their systems. My name is Jack … More How Gateshead College inspired me to start my own business (guest blog)