How YOUR leadership stimulates or shackles the growth of your business!

This is the first in a series of guest blogs by Dr John Marrin (Leadership Coach, Marwel & Co) about the topic he presented on our ‘Growing & Scaling’ day at Newcastle Startup Week 2017. During the series he will address 4 topics: 1. How one emotion, FEAR, can limit growth and success 2. How you have … More How YOUR leadership stimulates or shackles the growth of your business!

Idea Butterflies

Ideas are like butterflies. Some will only live for a very short time whilst others will last for much longer depending on the species and the climate they are born into. But for a brief moment in time, those butterflies are full of magic and beauty and potential. Some of you will have ideas that … More Idea Butterflies

When to ‘Pivot’

This is a guest blog by Jon Leighton (MD, iResources & Neatly.io) who will be sharing his experience of building and pivoting his business at our ‘Keep Going or Pivot?‘ event on Friday 19th May 2017. Have you watched or heard of the HBO series Silicon Valley and the ‘Pied Piper‘ journey? While it is … More When to ‘Pivot’

Day 1: Monday 15th May (aka ‘Inspiration’ day)

Our 5-day Newcastle Startup Week festival will officially begin at 1pm on Monday 15th May 2017 with a celebration of local business success stories of the past, present and future at Robert Stephenson & Co’s recently refurbished BOILER SHOP venue, located behind Central Station. As the world’s first purpose-built locomotive factory, which powered the railway … More Day 1: Monday 15th May (aka ‘Inspiration’ day)

Join us at #NewcastleStartupWeek (15-19 May 2017)

From the world’s first lightbulb to cloud software and smart data, the ‘test bed city’ of Newcastle upon Tyne in the North East of England has been inventing the future for centuries! It’s also a stunningly beautiful city with wonderfully warm, friendly and loyal people and a place that offers a high quality lifestyle yet … More Join us at #NewcastleStartupWeek (15-19 May 2017)

Day 3: Wednesday 17th May (aka ‘Funding & Finance’ day)

If you need money to help start or grow your business, then our ‘Funding & Finance‘ day at The Core, Science Central on Wednesday 17th May (1pm-6pm) is for you! Starting with an explanation of the full range of funding options available to startups and scale-ups in Newcastle and the wider North East, the afternoon … More Day 3: Wednesday 17th May (aka ‘Funding & Finance’ day)

How will you feel when Newcastle Startup Week is all over?

Our 5-day, citywide and multi-venue Newcastle Startup Week festival is just around the corner (15-19 May 2017) but how will you feel when it’s all over? Excited and inspired by the speakers you heard, the fellow entrepreneurs you met and the new partnerships you made, or disappointed you missed out on the biggest startup and … More How will you feel when Newcastle Startup Week is all over?