Founders’ Friday (20th December 2019)

Our Founders’ Friday events always take place on the last Friday of the month at the TusPark Eagle Lab co-working & event space on Grainger Street in Newcastle upon Tyne, England (except for this month). What’s it all about? Since July 2018, we’ve been running Founders’ Friday as a way for self-employed freelancers, startup founders, micro … More Founders’ Friday (20th December 2019)

Paul Lancaster’s thoughts on ‘startups’ versus ‘scaleups’

This blog is a longer version of a Q&A interview that was published on the Bdaily website as part of their ‘Scaleup Focus Week‘ (25-29 Nov 2019). [Bdaily] There is a theory that scaleups are triggered by ‘​significant unpredictable events’ known as Black Swan trigger events. What are your thoughts on this and have you … More Paul Lancaster’s thoughts on ‘startups’ versus ‘scaleups’

Recap: Founders’ Friday October 2019

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 October 2019 edition featured talks on business opportunities in China, upcoming accelerators, PR for small businesses, business legals, and more. Check out our key take-aways here! Part 1: … More Recap: Founders’ Friday October 2019

Recap: Founders’ Friday September 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 September 2019 edition featured talks on Brexit-proofing your business, pre-scaleup opportunities, blockchain, immigration law, and more. Check out our key take-aways here! Part 1: Insights #1 Brexit is … More Recap: Founders’ Friday September 2019. Key Insights.

FreeAgent special offer

As Headline Sponsors of our annual Newcastle Startup Week festival in 2019 & 2020, we’re delighted to have Edinburgh-based FreeAgent sponsoring our monthly Founders’ Friday events now too! FreeAgent has been voted the UK’s #1 accounting software for small businesses & you, your friends or clients can get a 3 month free trial & 10% off for … More FreeAgent special offer

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.