After running 3 amazing 5-day Newcastle Startup Week festivals in 2017, 2018 & 2019, I came into 2020 thinking this year might be our last! Unfortunately, COVID meant that we couldn’t run a physical event as planned but we still managed to run a brilliant online version for 300+ people in May (videos of which … More The END for Newcastle Startup Week?
Since 2017, our annual 5 day Newcastle Startup Week festival has inspired, motivated & helped 1,000s of people to start or grow a business! As many of you will know, our 4th festival was due to take place in May 2020 but because of the COVID lockdown we had to pivot from a physical event to … More Startup Week ONLINE (21-25 September 2020)
Near the end of last year, I started thinking it would be good to have a new overarching theme for our 4th annual Newcastle Startup Week festival in May. One that transcended ‘business’, widened the appeal & helped more people see that it offered something for anyone who was interested in becoming more creative, innovative … More #StartSomethingNew
Obviously, things have escalated rapidly since the last time I wrote to you two weeks ago & the UK looks like a very different place since the Coronavirus lockdown came into place on Monday night! I hope you are all safe & well at home with your loved ones & for those of you who … More Coronavirus (COVID-19) update #2
Please note we are monitoring the UK Government’s advice around Coronavirus (COVID-19) closely. With our 4th annual 5-day Newcastle Startup Week festival due to take place between 18-22 May 2020 we are currently still aiming to run the event as planned & don’t want to cause any unnecessary panic or scaremongering. However, we have started … More Coronavirus (COVID-19) update #1