Sponsor Spotlight: NELEP

We need to spread an entrepreneurial epidemic! The NELEP helps drives business growth through encouraging startup and scaleup support in the North East. In this Sponsor Spotlight, Colin Bell, Business Growth Director at the NELEP, discusses his suggestions for spreading an entrepreneurial epidemic in the region to encourage business growth. Colin will also be speaking … More Sponsor Spotlight: NELEP

Join us at the official Newcastle Startup Week 2019 closing party @ STACK Newcastle sponsored by BMC Recruitment Group on Thursday 16th May

The Newcastle Startup Week team is delighted to announce that this year’s Official Closing Party is proudly sponsored by BMC Recruitment Group. BMC Recruitment Group, headquartered in Newcastle, are a trusted recruitment partner for startup, scaleup and leading businesses in the North East of England. The company specialise in finance, technology, insurance and insurtech, sales … More Join us at the official Newcastle Startup Week 2019 closing party @ STACK Newcastle sponsored by BMC Recruitment Group on Thursday 16th May

North East business creation, confidence & regional pride boosted by Newcastle Startup Week festival

A new ‘Impact Report’ commissioned by the Newcastle Startup Week team has highlighted that events such as theirs play a key role in growing the North East economy by facilitating business growth, boosting entrepreneurial wellbeing & increasing regional pride. As part of Newcastle University’s ‘Arrow project’, academics from the Centre for Urban & Regional Development … More North East business creation, confidence & regional pride boosted by Newcastle Startup Week festival

Sponsor Spotlight: SEAO Talent Partners

Strategy, End-To-End Recruitment, Assessment Centres & Outplacement. These are the four key services our ‘Day 1’ Afterparty sponsor SEAO Talent Partners can provide. Recruitment is crucial for entrepreneurs as first hires play key roles in driving the business forward and boosting growth. Wrong hires can cost companies time and money, which not all entrepreneurs can … More Sponsor Spotlight: SEAO Talent Partners

Speaker Spotlight: Jason Knights (MD, Blue Kangaroo Design)

In this video from Day 1 (‘Inspiration’) of Newcastle Startup Week 2017, Jason shares the story of how his Gateshead-based creative agency Blue Kangaroo has won work with some of the world’s biggest feature film and television show brands including Disney Pixar, Lucasfilm, Entertainment One and BBC Worldwide. For more videos like this, check out … More Speaker Spotlight: Jason Knights (MD, Blue Kangaroo Design)

Speaker Spotlight: Jon Waite (Advertise1)

After attending our Newcastle Startup Week festival in May 2018, Jon Waite used the knowledge, insights and contacts he gained to make the leap into full-time self employment in September 2018 with his digital marketing and advertising business Advertise1 which is now based at PROTO: The Emerging Centre for Technology in Gateshead. 1. Hi Jon, … More Speaker Spotlight: Jon Waite (Advertise1)

Immersive Tech Showcase Speaker Spotlight: SUB 10

What will the technological society look like in five years’ time? A look into PROTO: The Emerging Centre of Technology provides a flavour of dedicated North East entrepreneurs developing their visions using the latest technologies. On ‘day 2’ of Newcastle Startup Week, these entrepreneurs will be sharing their stories at our Immersive Tech showcase. Let’s … More Immersive Tech Showcase Speaker Spotlight: SUB 10

Volunteer at Newcastle Startup Week

Newcastle Startup Week are now recruiting volunteers to help organise our five day multi-venue startup festival across Newcastle and Gateshead between 13 and 17 May 2019. Volunteering is a unique opportunity to peak behind-the-scenes of the festival, engage with event partners, speakers and delegates, and learn more about business management and startups. Become part of … More Volunteer at Newcastle Startup Week