Recap: Founders’ Friday August 2019. Key insights.

Founders’ Friday is a monthly networking and speaker event which connects founders with other entrepreneurs and stakeholders within the ecosystem. Sponsored by FreeAgent and Sintons Law, the August 2019 edition featured talks on new business support programmes, the upcoming Cyberfest festival, the power of purpose and values, content marketing, due diligence, and more. Check out … More Recap: Founders’ Friday August 2019. Key insights.

Ambitious North East Entrepreneurs & Intrapreneurs invited to join new ‘High Potential Startups’ programme

If you have an idea for a new business which you think has the potential to reach a turnover of £1m within 3yrs, know someone that does, or are an employer who is willing to give people in your organisation ‘Entrepreneurial Leave’ so they can develop their ideas for a spinout business, check out the … More Ambitious North East Entrepreneurs & Intrapreneurs invited to join new ‘High Potential Startups’ programme

Global FinTech giant XE.com opens base in Newcastle

XE.com (an $8bn turnover FinTech company known as ‘the world’s trusted currency authority’) has decided to open a base in Newcastle upon Tyne from where they will grow their operations across the North of England! Grant Murray (Regional Manager, North for XE.com) has chosen to base himself at the Tuspark Barclays Eagle Lab co-working space … More Global FinTech giant XE.com opens base in Newcastle

FreeAgent special offer

As Headline Sponsors of our annual Newcastle Startup Week festival in 2019 & 2020, we’re delighted to have Edinburgh-based FreeAgent sponsoring our monthly Founders’ Friday events now too! FreeAgent has been voted the UK’s #1 accounting software for small businesses & you, your friends or clients can get a 3 month free trial & 10% off for … More FreeAgent special offer

Edinburgh-based FreeAgent backs Newcastle Startup Week as Headline Sponsor for second year in 2020

FreeAgent, the UK’s number one accountancy software for small businesses, has confirmed they will be the Headline Sponsor of our annual Newcastle Startup Week festival for a second year in 2020. The sponsorship will enable us to run our 5-day Newcastle Startup Week festival for the 4th year in May 2020, plus our monthly Founders’ … More Edinburgh-based FreeAgent backs Newcastle Startup Week as Headline Sponsor for second year in 2020