On Tuesday 14th June 2022, we’ll be co-hosting a special ‘Newcastle Startup Day’ event for students at Newcastle College. This will be a condensed version of our 5-day Newcastle Startup Week events with sessions covering the 5 core themes of ‘Inspiration’, ‘Getting Started’, ‘Funding & Finance’, ‘Growing & Scaling’ and ‘Keep Going or Pivot?’ The … More Newcastle Startup Day @ Newcastle College
A new hub designed to encourage collaboration between education & industry was officially launched by Newcastle College last week. Local businesses, entrepreneurs and students are now able to gain access to the Synergy Hub at Newcastle College’s Rye Hill campus on the edge of Newcastle city centre. On Friday 5th November, leaders of industry from … More Boost for North East entrepreneurs as Newcastle College launches ‘Synergy Hub’
The top 3 benefits of finding a business mentor when you’re looking to launch a business. A mentor is a seasoned professional who informally helps guide a lesser experienced person in their endeavours, like starting a business. Typically, a business mentor will be someone that can consult on every aspect of running a business like … More What is a business mentor (and do I need one)?
Since July 2018, we’ve been running our Founders’ Friday events every month as a way for self-employed freelancers, startup founders, micro business owners, aspiring entrepreneurs & students to hear about the latest opportunities to start or grow a business in the North East of England. (It’s also a great way for business advisers, professional services … More Founders’ Friday (October 2021) – Event Recap
In March 2021, Connectr (formerly known as MyKindaFuture) in partnership with the Department for Work and Pensions, launched their ‘Get into Work’ initiative to support jobseekers across the UK to secure work and succeed once there. Their innovative online mentoring platform has been proven to support people from all groups to get into work. Since … More Learn how to ‘Be Your Own Boss’ with Connectr & Sage
Gateshead-based Mediaworks (one of the UK’s leading digital marketing agencies) have teamed up with York St John University to create a unique new Digital Marketing & Data Analytics Masters course. The online course is comprised of 5 modules running consecutively over an 18 month period, starting in w/c 25th October 2021: Module: Strategic Thinking in … More Master Digital Marketing & Data Analytics with Mediaworks & York St John University
I don’t know about you but I’m sick of working from home & mostly online. Before the lockdown, a large proportion of my time was spent networking, attending, hosting or speaking at in-person events & gathering valuable information & insights I could share with others through planned meetings & chance encounters. The connections & knowledge … More Let’s get down to business!
After what seems like an eternity, I’m delighted to say that I’m going to start running my in-person Founders’ Friday events at the Tuspark Barclays Eagle Lab co-working space in Newcastle upon Tyne every month from Friday 26th November onwards (I’ve been running these as online events since last summer). Before the lockdown, the monthly … More [SAVE THE DATE] In-person Founders’ Friday events will return to Tuspark Barclays Eagle Lab on Friday 26th November!
Since July 2018, we’ve been running our Founders’ Friday events every month as a way for self-employed freelancers, startup founders, micro business owners, aspiring entrepreneurs & students to hear about the latest opportunities to start or grow a business in the North East of England. (It’s also a great way for business advisers, professional services … More Founders’ Friday (September 2021) – Event Recap
To fuel the growth of startups in the UK, Oracle for Startups are providing extra resources & support to technology startups working in any of the following areas; Climate & Sustainability, Diversity, Equality & Inclusion (DEI), Health & Wellbeing or COVID-19 Recovery. Cloud credits of up to £20,000 per startup are available as well as … More Oracle for Startups provides extra cloud resources & support to startups working in Climate & Sustainability, Diversity, Equality & Inclusion, Health & Wellbeing or COVID-19 Recovery across the UK!