Recap: Founders’ Friday July 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 July 2019 edition featured talks on innovation zones, connecting ecosystems, invoice payments, accountancy, personal development, business legals, managing stress and more. Check out our key take-aways here! Part … More Recap: Founders’ Friday July 2019. Key Insights.

Join the Newcastle Startup Week + Founders’ Friday community for just £150

We started running our monthly Founders’ Friday events in July 2018 as a way to keep the spirit of our annual 5-day Newcastle Startup Week festival in May alive all year around & provide a place for people to find out about latest opportunities to start or grow their business in the North East of … More Join the Newcastle Startup Week + Founders’ Friday community for just £150

First keynote speaker announced for Startup Week 2020 – Geoff Ramm!

Since 2017, we’ve become known for putting world-class speakers onstage at our annual 5-day Newcastle Startup Week festival & will be releasing the speaker schedule for our May 2020 event over the coming weeks & months. In the meantime, we’re delighted to announce that Geoff Ramm will be making a rare appearance in his native … More First keynote speaker announced for Startup Week 2020 – Geoff Ramm!

Join us at Turing Fest, Edinburgh (27-29 August 2019)

Having made semi-regular trips to Edinburgh over the past 18 months on my own for business or on holiday with my family (it’s only 1hr 30mins on the train from Newcastle), I’m excited to be attending Turing Fest for the first time next month after learning all about it from the Founder & CEO, Brian … More Join us at Turing Fest, Edinburgh (27-29 August 2019)

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’ favourite 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