We want to make Newcastle upon Tyne & the wider North East of England the most entrepreneurial region in the UK. To do this, we need you to think of every week as a Startup Week, not just one week in May! After attracting just over 800 delegates to our third Newcastle Startup Week festival … More Let’s make every week a Startup Week!
In this video, Dr Alan Lowdon (Executive/Non Executive Director & Advisor) shares his experience of helping commercialise IP-rich technologies, particularly in the Offshore Wind / Renewable Energy / Cleantech sector, the world-leading expertise & track record that we have in the North East of England & the wider UK’s importance on the global stage. He … More [VIDEO] International Innovation & Dealmaking in the North East of England with Dr Alan Lowdon
The North East & Tees Valley can ill afford for its’ technology start-ups, spin-outs, spin-offs and scale-ups to fail because of insufficient private sector, ‘patient’ equity finance. (Patient capital is where the investor is willing to forgo a short-term return for more substantial financial returns down the road. Patient Capital can also increase the social … More The Need for Private Sector, Patient, Equity Finance in the North East & Tees Valley (by David Livesley, Partner at NorthEast Capital)
Since July 2018, we’ve been running our in-person Founders’ Friday events on the last day of each month as a way for self-employed freelancers, startup founders, micro business owners, aspiring entrepreneurs & students to come together in a fun, friendly & informal way to learn about the latest opportunities to start or grow a business … More Founders’ Friday (30th April 2021) – Event Recap
In this video, Thea Scott (Managing Director, Footprints Consulting) & Paul Lancaster (Newcastle Startup Week) discuss; why & how businesses should take a more holistic approach to their marketing to ensure it fits with their overall objectives, the difference between marketing of products / services & marketing of the business to attract talent or investment, … More [VIDEO] Brand Marketing for Startups & Scaleups with Thea Scott (Footprints Consulting)
In this video, Corinne Lewis-Ward (Founder & Managing Director, Powder Butterfly) & Paul Lancaster (Founder, Newcastle Startup Week) discuss the importance of creative & cultural businesses to the local economy, not only in direct trade but in attracting visitors & encouraging people to stay or relocate from other areas because they offer something unique that … More [VIDEO] The Super Power of Creative Businesses with Corinne Lewis-Ward (Powder Butterfly)