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?

Arriving at Newcastle Startup Week (15-19 May 2017)

On arrival at Newcastle Startup Week, ticket holders will be given a wristband which gives them the option of attending all our day and night events, or just the ones they feel are most relevant to them. Day 1 (aka ‘Inspiration Day’) on Monday 15th May is very much our ‘big’ event as the spectacular BOILER SHOP … More Arriving at Newcastle Startup Week (15-19 May 2017)

See leading micro business activist Tony Robinson OBE at Newcastle Startup Week!

My good friend Tony Robinson OBE, the UK’s leading ‘Micro Business Champion’ and one of two brains behind the annual global #MicroBizMattersDay, is taking his unique new one-man show on the road and bringing it to Newcastle Startup Week on 18th May 2017. Building on the concepts covered in his laugh-out-loud 5-star rated book ‘Freedom … More See leading micro business activist Tony Robinson OBE at Newcastle Startup Week!

Growing & Scaling with Chris Yiu (General Manager, Uber)

When it comes to fast-growing scale-ups, we can’t think a better example than Uber – the San Francisco based ‘transportation network company’ – which has used technology and data to grow at a phenomenal rate since 2009 to now operate in over 570 cities around the world and be valued at over $100 billion. As such, we’re delighted to … More Growing & Scaling with Chris Yiu (General Manager, Uber)

10 reasons to attend Newcastle Startup Week (15-19 May 2017)

As far as I know, having spent the past 14 years working in the business startup world, NO-ONE is doing a 5-day, citywide and multi-venue festival in the UK like Newcastle Startup Week! If you’ve still not bought your ticket yet, here are 10 reasons why I think you should: 1. You’re looking for some … More 10 reasons to attend Newcastle Startup Week (15-19 May 2017)

Be inspired by Steve Mayes’ Lego Landmarks of the North East at Newcastle Startup Week!

Day 1 of Newcastle Startup Week (aka ‘Inspiration Day‘) is all about celebrating the North East of England’s local success stories of the past, present and future – reminding people of our rich history of world-class innovations and inventions and showing how Newcastle upon Tyne continues to be the original ‘test bed city’! Taking place in … More Be inspired by Steve Mayes’ Lego Landmarks of the North East at Newcastle Startup Week!

Newcastle Startup Week Ambassador #5: Rachel Horton (The Culture Vulture)

In our line of work we get to meet hundreds of amazing entrepreneurs each year who each have a great story to tell about how and why they decided to start their own business. Our Newcastle Startup Week festival has been created to help raise the profile and shine a light on the North East … More Newcastle Startup Week Ambassador #5: Rachel Horton (The Culture Vulture)

Newcastle Startup Week Ambassador #4: Rita Roushdy (Elévon World)

In our line of work we get to meet hundreds of amazing entrepreneurs each year who each have a great story to tell about how and why they decided to start their own business. Our Newcastle Startup Week festival has been created to help raise the profile and shine a light on the North East … More Newcastle Startup Week Ambassador #4: Rita Roushdy (Elévon World)