Myth debunked: Newcastle Startup Week isn’t just for startups. Every year, our event attracts entrepreneurs from all types of businesses. That’s why this year, in 2019, we introduced our Newcastle Scaleup Summit as part of the Startup Week. In this blog, we have outlined key lessons and insights of the summit. #1 The region is … More Day 4: Recap and Lessons
Newcastle Startup Week (& Newcastle Scaleup Summit) may be over for another year but that doesn’t mean we’re not still here to help you start or grow your business, organisation or project. Bigger & better This year was our biggest & best event yet with 790 delegates attending from across the UK and other countries … More What next now Newcastle Startup Week / Scaleup Summit 2019 is over?
For those of you who came to Newcastle Startup Week 2019, we hope you had a chance to speak to the FreeAgent team who were there all week and have been an absolutely fantastic Headline Sponsor for us! Matt Perkins (Senior Partnerships Manager, FreeAgent) had this to say about the event: “What an amazing week … More Get a 3 month free trial of FreeAgent’s award-winning accounting software and 10% off for life!
Day 3 at Newcastle Startup Week was our funding and finance day which took place in the beautiful Barclays office. Both speakers and delegates alike benefited from sunny Quayside views whilst sharing investment and funding advice. We have highlighted our top ten tips of the day below. #1 Save time by automating your processes early … More Day 3: Recap & Lessons
If you checked in at our Day 4 scaleup summit, you may have attended the welcome talk from Matt Bratton, Senior Investment Manager at Invest Newcastle. We had a chat with Matt to learn more about the organisation and growth opportunities within the region. 1. Hi Matt. Can you tell us a little more about … More Sponsor Spotlight: Invest Newcastle
Day 2 of Newcastle Startup Week has been busy with two fringe events including our immersive tech showcase at PROTO and the creative industries session at Gateshead College. We were excited to see every venue filled with enterprising individuals who benefited from the insights shared by our speakers. Here are some of your key lessons. … More Day 2: Recap & Lessons
Day 1 of Newcastle Startup Week 2019 saw over 400 people check into the Boilershop to be inspired by regional and international entrepreneurs, making NewcastleStartupWeek a trending topic on Twitter. In this blog, we’ve summed up your key lessons of the day. #1 Be a painkiller, not a vitamin – FreeAgent In the first talk, … More Day 1: Recap & Lessons
Day 4 of Newcastle Startup Week is focused on helping companies grow and scale. Entrepreneur Bean Benson, Founder of Visualsoft, will be joining us on stage to share his scale up journey and plans to grow. Together with his co-founders, Dean grew his digital marketing and eCommerce business into an award-winning organisations with multi-million revenue … More Sponsor Spotlight: Visualsoft
In this guest blog, second year Gateshead College student Jack Holmes highlights how the college inspired him to set up his own business. Not only does his story reflect an insightful journey from student to entrepreneur, but it also highlights the importance for academic institutions to incorporate enterprise into their systems. My name is Jack … More How Gateshead College inspired me to start my own business (guest blog)
Although we are super excited for the start of our Newcastle Startup Week, we also can’t wait for the booming afterparty on Thursday which is bound to provide plenty of networking opportunities and a healthy dose of partying. The final afterparty, which will take place on Thursday 16 May at the Stack at 7pm, is … More Sponsor Spotlight: BMC Recruitment Group