In this Live Q&A interview, Matt Price (Business Development Leader – EMEA, Oracle for Startups) gives an overview of the Oracle for Startups programme, the massive potential benefits of joining, some insights into how Oracle has grown & evolved over the years & the exciting new UK-wide initiative that launched this week (see our ‘Oracle … More [VIDEO] Going global with Oracle for Startups
Since 2015, I’ve been manually signposting & matchmaking startups & scaleups with funders & investors & using my annual Newcastle Startup Week & monthly Founders’ Friday events as a way to help them find each other. To try & make this process faster & more efficient, I’ve recently started working with Beauhurst as a referral … More Find high growth startups & scaleups or investors with the Beauhurst platform
The Oracle for Startups program enables beneficial business-building partnerships for tech startups. Without taking equity, it enables access to the complete stack of Oracle Cloud IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) & PaaS (Platform as a Service) solutions with a 70% uncapped discount for two years, as well as support from experienced cloud & industry mentors. … More We’re delighted to be partnering with Oracle for Startups to help more tech & digital businesses scale globally!
Since July 2018, we’ve been running our Founders’ Friday events every month as a way for self-employed freelancers, startup founders, micro business owners, aspiring entrepreneurs & students to hear about the latest opportunities to start or grow a business in the North East of England. (It’s also a great way for business advisers, professional services … More Founders’ Friday (27th August 2021) – Event Recap
The British Business Bank is a government-owned business development bank headquartered in Sheffield that’s dedicated to making finance markets work better for smaller businesses. Whether you’re looking for finance to start a business, grow to the next level, or stay ahead of the competition, they’re committed to delivering greater volume & choice of finance. In … More We’re delighted to be partnering with British Business Bank to help increase knowledge of business funding & finance in the North East of England!
Funding Options has been chosen by the UK Government-owned British Business Bank as a designated platform to find finance for businesses & in turn, we want to help them raise their profile in the North East of England so that more businesses can get the funding they need to survive & grow. How does it … More We’re delighted to be partnering with Funding Options to help UK SMEs find the finance they need to survive & grow!
Not already working with an accountant or looking for one that understands startups (& scaleups) better? Blu Sky Chartered Accountants have been one of the biggest champions & supporters of startups in the North East of England for the past 10yrs & have sponsored our Newcastle Startup Week events since 2017 so it’s no surprise … More Blu Sky create ‘Start-up Club’ for new businesses!
Since July 2018, we’ve been running our Founders’ Friday events every month as a way for self-employed freelancers, startup founders, micro business owners, aspiring entrepreneurs & students to hear about the latest opportunities to start or grow a business in the North East of England. (It’s also a great way for business advisers, professional services … More Founders’ Friday (23rd July 2021) – Event Recap
In my recent LinkedIn poll that asked ‘If I ran a physical, real-life, 1 day event in September/October, what’s the maximum number of people you’d feel comfortable being amongst?’, I was surprised (but heartened) to see that 49% of the 120 people who voted said ‘100+ (the more the merrier)’. As someone who has run … More Poll shows 49% want to attend events with 100+ people
As I explain in the short (3mins 20secs) video above, Google Ads & Facebook Ads are expensive, complicated & largely ineffective (I know because I’ve tried them & got very little return on investment). Content Marketing & SEO does work but it’s time consuming & difficult to create effective content & build up a large … More [VIDEO] How do you get people’s attention?