Become a ‘Lifetime Member’ of our Startup Week Community for just £75

Just over 12 months ago, I introduced a way for people to become an Annual Member of my new online Startup Week Community so they could join our Startup Week ONLINE events in May & September, access our monthly Founders’ Friday events & drop-in sessions, get 1-2-1 business coaching, special offers, deals & discounts & access more … More Become a ‘Lifetime Member’ of our Startup Week Community for just £75

3 years’ worth of innovation took place in just 3 months due to COVID-19 (but UK small businesses risk falling behind)

The ‘Skills for Success‘ report published by Be the Business & The Open University (below) reveals that although 3 years’ worth of innovation took place in just 3 months as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, that of those businesses that adopt technology, most (53%) are unsuccessful. The report also shows that despite a large … More 3 years’ worth of innovation took place in just 3 months due to COVID-19 (but UK small businesses risk falling behind)

UAE seeks the next big tech startups from UK at GITEX FUTURE STARS, $5billion of investment already earmarked

If your tech startup is looking for sustainable funding & investors who understand the needs of today’s tech companies, you may want to attend this year’s GITEX FUTURE STARS event on 17-20 October 2021 at the Dubai World Trade Centre! 2021 will be the event’s 6th year & it is already among the top 5 … More UAE seeks the next big tech startups from UK at GITEX FUTURE STARS, $5billion of investment already earmarked

‘100 Motivational Tips For Your Best Year Ever’ by Brad Burton

Brad Burton, the UK’s No.1 motivational speaker, bestselling author, living legend & all round top bloke, was opening Keynote Speaker at Newcastle Startup Week 2017, 2018 & 2019 & Startup Week ONLINE 2020. Here are Brad’s ‘100 Motivational Tips For Your Best Year Ever’… 1. You have what it takes.2. Stop spending your life trying … More ‘100 Motivational Tips For Your Best Year Ever’ by Brad Burton

[VIDEO] Happy Sexy Millionaire: Unexpected Truths About Fulfilment, Love and Success by Steven Bartlett

In this video, Paul Lancaster (Founder, Newcastle Startup Week) gives a short review of the brilliant book ‘Happy Sexy Millionaire: Unexpected Truths About Fulfilment, Love and Success’ by Steven Bartlett, the 28yr old founder & former CEO of the social media agency Social Chain & now Dragon on BBC Dragons’ Den, who gave a world-class … More [VIDEO] Happy Sexy Millionaire: Unexpected Truths About Fulfilment, Love and Success by Steven Bartlett

Founders’ Friday (28th May 2021) – Event Recap

Since July 2018, we’ve been running our in-person Founders’ Friday events on the last day of each month as a way for self-employed freelancers, startup founders, micro business owners, aspiring entrepreneurs & students to come together in a fun, friendly & informal way to learn about the latest opportunities to start or grow a business … More Founders’ Friday (28th May 2021) – Event Recap

Free LEVERAGE your Business training in June

We’re excited to have been asked to create a brand new, fully-funded training programme for Supply Chain North East called LEVERAGE your Business.  Taking place over 3 mornings (10th, 17th & 24th June), this exciting new online programme has been developed to help businesses understand what their unique selling proposition is, what sets them apart from … More Free LEVERAGE your Business training in June

[VIDEO] The Importance of Protecting Yourself & Your Business with Nick Green (Partner, Fatgreen Insurance)

In this video, Nick Green (Partner, Fatgreen Insurance) explains the importance of & reasons why, business owners should consider getting Key Person Protection, Business Loan Protection, Relevant Life Protection & / or Shareholder Protection before it’s too late! He also talks about his experience of running an Executive Search company in Asia, his wife Anny’s … More [VIDEO] The Importance of Protecting Yourself & Your Business with Nick Green (Partner, Fatgreen Insurance)

Newcastle-based Changfa Capital launches VUCA board platform to connect businesses with international investors

Newcastle-based Changfa Capital is launching a digital share-matching platform soon called ‘VUCA board’ that will provide businesses with investment opportunities across international capital markets. Aimed at growth-focused, pre-IPO businesses, VUCA board can be used to find investors from Changfa Capital’s Chinese & international investor network. For the investors, VUCA board acts as an integrated order … More Newcastle-based Changfa Capital launches VUCA board platform to connect businesses with international investors