Want to attend, exhibit or sponsor Startup Week 2020?

In May 2019 our 3rd annual Newcastle Startup Week festival attracted 790 entrepreneurs & business leaders from across the UK & around the world! In our awesome new video by EagleHill Ltd below, hear Steven Bartlett (CEO, Social Chain), Ed Molyneux (CEO, FreeAgent), Brad Burton (UK’s #1 Motivational Business Speaker), Lizzy Hodcroft (Co-Founder, Myndr), Tony … More Want to attend, exhibit or sponsor Startup Week 2020?

Digital Catalyst – stimulating healthcare innovation & collaborations in the NHS

‘Digital Catalyst‘ is a new regional event bringing together healthcare, academia, industry & third sector to share healthcare digital innovation success stories & to stimulate collaborations that could help solve challenges experienced in the NHS. The first event took place at The Crowne Plaza Stephenson Quarter hotel in Newcastle upon Tyne, North East England on … More Digital Catalyst – stimulating healthcare innovation & collaborations in the NHS

Let’s put Newcastle / the North East on the European Startup Heatmap!

The Startup Heatmap Europe Survey 2019 is now live & we’d REALLY like you all to take part! This is the 4th annual European wide survey on founders’ favorite startup hubs & mobility patterns & after politely (but firmly) voicing my frustration that you couldn’t even choose Newcastle from their dropdown menu in previous years … More Let’s put Newcastle / the North East on the European Startup Heatmap!

Managing well-being for entrepreneurs

Across Newcastle Startup Week and our Founders’ Friday events, well-being for entrepreneurs has been an important, recurring topic. You can’t look after your business if you can’t look after yourself. Furthermore, taking some me-time can actually help you be more productive. In this blog, we have highlighted some key well-being tips which have been shared … More Managing well-being for entrepreneurs

Day 5: Recap and Lessons

Newcastle Startup Week 2019 ended with a ‘BANG’ at NatWest Entrepreneurial Spark. The day included inspiring talks from entrepreneurs who’ve gone through both personal and professional challenges and who shared advice on how to manage well-being and pivot. We have outlined our key insights of the day below. #1 Employee, worker or freelancer? Be aware … More Day 5: Recap and Lessons