We started running our monthly Founders’ Friday events in July 2018 as a way to keep the spirit of our annual 5-day Newcastle Startup Week festival in May alive all year around & provide a place for people to find out about latest opportunities to start or grow their business in the North East of … More Join the Newcastle Startup Week + Founders’ Friday community for just £150
If you have an idea for a new business which you think has the potential to reach a turnover of £1m within 3yrs, know someone that does, or are an employer who is willing to give people in your organisation ‘Entrepreneurial Leave’ so they can develop their ideas for a spinout business, check out the … More Ambitious North East Entrepreneurs & Intrapreneurs invited to join new ‘High Potential Startups’ programme
XE.com (an $8bn turnover FinTech company known as ‘the world’s trusted currency authority’) has decided to open a base in Newcastle upon Tyne from where they will grow their operations across the North of England! Grant Murray (Regional Manager, North for XE.com) has chosen to base himself at the Tuspark Barclays Eagle Lab co-working space … More Global FinTech giant XE.com opens base in Newcastle
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
As Headline Sponsors of our annual Newcastle Startup Week festival in 2019 & 2020, we’re delighted to have Edinburgh-based FreeAgent sponsoring our monthly 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 … More FreeAgent special offer
FreeAgent, the UK’s number one accountancy software for small businesses, has confirmed they will be the Headline Sponsor of our annual Newcastle Startup Week festival for a second year in 2020. The sponsorship will enable us to run our 5-day Newcastle Startup Week festival for the 4th year in May 2020, plus our monthly Founders’ … More Edinburgh-based FreeAgent backs Newcastle Startup Week as Headline Sponsor for second year in 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 (30th August 2019)
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.
Since 2017, we’ve become known for putting world-class speakers onstage at our annual 5-day Newcastle Startup Week festival & will be releasing the speaker schedule for our May 2020 event over the coming weeks & months. In the meantime, we’re delighted to announce that Geoff Ramm will be making a rare appearance in his native … More First keynote speaker announced for Startup Week 2020 – Geoff Ramm!
Having made semi-regular trips to Edinburgh over the past 18 months on my own for business or on holiday with my family (it’s only 1hr 30mins on the train from Newcastle), I’m excited to be attending Turing Fest for the first time next month after learning all about it from the Founder & CEO, Brian … More Join us at Turing Fest, Edinburgh (27-29 August 2019)