On Day 1 of Startup Week 2019, Michael Owen (Designer, Always Wear Red) gave a brilliant talk titled ‘You’re not late for anything’ which is based on the idea there are lots of people doing stuff they don’t really want to do because they feel they’ve missed the opportunity to change…but they haven’t! If this … More You’re not late for anything…
In May 2019 our 3rd annual Newcastle Startup Week festival attracted 790 entrepreneurs & business leaders from across the UK & around the world! In our awesome new video by EagleHill Ltd below, hear Steven Bartlett (CEO, Social Chain), Ed Molyneux (CEO, FreeAgent), Brad Burton (UK’s #1 Motivational Business Speaker), Lizzy Hodcroft (Co-Founder, Myndr), Tony … More Want to attend, exhibit or sponsor Startup Week 2020?
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 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 startup … More Founders’ Friday (31st May 2019)
Newcastle Startup Week (& Newcastle Scaleup Summit) may be over for another year but that doesn’t mean we’re not still here to help you start or grow your business, organisation or project. Bigger & better This year was our biggest & best event yet with 790 delegates attending from across the UK and other countries … More What next now Newcastle Startup Week / Scaleup Summit 2019 is over?
For those of you who came to Newcastle Startup Week 2019, we hope you had a chance to speak to the FreeAgent team who were there all week and have been an absolutely fantastic Headline Sponsor for us! Matt Perkins (Senior Partnerships Manager, FreeAgent) had this to say about the event: “What an amazing week … More Get a 3 month free trial of FreeAgent’s award-winning accounting software and 10% off for life!
The Newcastle Startup Week team is delighted to announce that this year’s Official Closing Party is proudly sponsored by BMC Recruitment Group. BMC Recruitment Group, headquartered in Newcastle, are a trusted recruitment partner for startup, scaleup and leading businesses in the North East of England. The company specialise in finance, technology, insurance and insurtech, sales … More Join us at the official Newcastle Startup Week 2019 closing party @ STACK Newcastle sponsored by BMC Recruitment Group on Thursday 16th May
A new ‘Impact Report’ commissioned by the Newcastle Startup Week team has highlighted that events such as theirs play a key role in growing the North East economy by facilitating business growth, boosting entrepreneurial wellbeing & increasing regional pride. As part of Newcastle University’s ‘Arrow project’, academics from the Centre for Urban & Regional Development … More North East business creation, confidence & regional pride boosted by Newcastle Startup Week festival
In this video from Day 1 (‘Inspiration’) of Newcastle Startup Week 2017, Jason shares the story of how his Gateshead-based creative agency Blue Kangaroo has won work with some of the world’s biggest feature film and television show brands including Disney Pixar, Lucasfilm, Entertainment One and BBC Worldwide. For more videos like this, check out … More Speaker Spotlight: Jason Knights (MD, Blue Kangaroo Design)
EdTech platform globalbridge will run a student-focused event as part of Newcastle Startup Week in May. The North East is a hot bed for talent with opportunities for young people all across the region. The question is, do young people know what is available right now and how to make contact with their future? Well, … More ‘Future Stars’ event for school & college students on Day 1 of Newcastle Startup Week 2019
We’re delighted to announce that Edinburgh-based FreeAgent is the new Headline Sponsor for our 5-day Newcastle Startup Week festival in May 2019 and monthly Founders’ Friday events from May onwards! FreeAgent is a multi-award winning online accounting system specifically designed to meet the needs of sole traders, freelancers, small businesses, bookkeepers and accountants. Their software … More FreeAgent to be Headline Sponsor of Newcastle Startup Week 2019