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.
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
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!
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)
Our Founders’ Friday events take place on the last Friday of each month at the Tuspark Barclays Eagle Lab co-working & event space on Grainger Street in Newcastle where we are based. What’s it all about? Since July 2018, we’ve been running our Founders’ Friday events as a way for new, existing & potential business startup … More Founders’ Friday (26th July 2019)
Living in or locating to the city of Newcastle upon Tyne? Our ‘Starting a business’ blog series outlines the startup scene of every locality in the North East of England. To start, the City of Newcastle upon Tyne features a variety of co-working spaces, high-profile universities, business support hubs and an abundance of networking events. … More Starting a business in Newcastle
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!
Our FREE Founders’ Friday events take place on the last Friday of each month at the Tuspark Barclays Eagle Lab co-working & event space on Grainger Street in Newcastle where we are based. What’s it all about? Since July 2018, we’ve been running our Founders’ Friday events as a way for new, existing & potential business … More Founders’ Friday (28th June 2019)
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
On Day 1 of Startup Week 2019, Michael Owen (Designer, Always Wear Red) gave a brilliant talk titled ‘You’re not late for anything’ which is based on the idea there are lots of people doing stuff they don’t really want to do because they feel they’ve missed the opportunity to change…but they haven’t! If this … More You’re not late for anything…