Q&A with Janet Balneaves (Growth Director, Skyscanner)

You might have the best products or services in the world but if no-one knows about them then you’ll never be able to reach all the customers or clients you want to! One company that has this nailed is Edinburgh-based tech giant Skyscanner which was sold for £1.4bn to Ctrip last year and we’re delighted to … More Q&A with Janet Balneaves (Growth Director, Skyscanner)

8 reasons to attend Newcastle Scaleup Summit (23 Nov 2017)

If you want to grow your business but don’t know how, have reached a plateau & are feeling a little ‘stuck’, or just want to prepare yourself for when that day comes – our 1-day ‘Newcastle Scaleup Summit‘ at the Live Theatre on 23rd November is for you! Here are 8 big reasons why you … More 8 reasons to attend Newcastle Scaleup Summit (23 Nov 2017)

Q&A with Michaela Reaney (Founder & MD, Gradvert)

Finding people with the right skills and experience is essential if you want to grow your business and take it to the next level. This is why we asked talent expert Michaela Reaney (Founder & MD, Gradvert) to take part in a panel discussion on this subject at our 1-day Newcastle Scaleup Summit on 23rd … More Q&A with Michaela Reaney (Founder & MD, Gradvert)

Q&A with Peter Neal (Head of Strategic Talent, UNW LLP)

Often, the people who helped you start a business are not the same as the people who will help you scale a business. But how do you find people with the right skills and experience to take your business to the next level and what role can non-executive directors play in this? We asked Peter … More Q&A with Peter Neal (Head of Strategic Talent, UNW LLP)

How your Leadership style can have a HUGE effect on your company’s CULTURE

This is the second in a series of guest blogs by Dr John Marrin (Leadership Coach, Marwel & Co) about the topic he presented at our ‘Growing & Scaling’ day during Newcastle Startup Week 2017. In this blog, I look at how the type of conversations you have shape the ‘culture’ of your company. But before I get … More How your Leadership style can have a HUGE effect on your company’s CULTURE

‘People Stuff’ (psychology for scaling a startup business)

This is a guest blog by Skye Trubov (Consultant Business Psychologist, Speaker & Author) who did a Fireside Chat with Jim Beirne (CEO, Live Theatre) on our ‘Growing & Scaling Day’ during Newcastle Startup Week 2017. When an idea takes off and a team of 3 becomes a company of 30, the ‘People Stuff’ begins … More ‘People Stuff’ (psychology for scaling a startup business)

Have you got your ‘Newcastle Scaleup Summit’ ticket yet?

In case you hadn’t heard, we’re running a 1-day ‘Newcastle Scaleup Summit‘ at the Live Theatre on Thursday 23rd November and we’d love you to join us! Going deeper into the topics covered on our half-day ‘Growing & Scaling’ event during Newcastle Startup Week, you’ll learn how to take things to the next level by: Adopting … More Have you got your ‘Newcastle Scaleup Summit’ ticket yet?

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!