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’
We’re delighted to announce that global FinTech giant XE (‘The world’s trusted currency authority’) will be a ‘Premium Sponsor’ of our 4th annual Newcastle Startup Week + Scaleup Summit festival in May 2020. This follows their recent decision to open a Northern base at the Tuspark Eagle Lab co-working space in Newcastle where we are … More Canadian FinTech giant XE announced as ‘Premium Sponsor’ of Newcastle Startup Week / Newcastle Scaleup Summit 2020
Living in or locating to Gateshead? Our ‘Starting a Business’ blog series outline the startup scene of every locality in the North East of England. Our second blog focuses on Gateshead; home of emerging technology centre ‘PROTO’, a variety of business centres, high-profile events such as Thinking Digital, and an outstanding college. Check out the … More Starting a business in Gateshead
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!
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
In May 2019 our 3rd annual Newcastle Startup Week festival attracted 790 entrepreneurs & business leaders from across the UK & around the world! In our awesome new video by EagleHill Ltd below, hear Steven Bartlett (CEO, Social Chain), Ed Molyneux (CEO, FreeAgent), Brad Burton (UK’s #1 Motivational Business Speaker), Lizzy Hodcroft (Co-Founder, Myndr), Tony … More Want to attend, exhibit or sponsor Startup Week 2020?
Newcastle Startup Week 2019 ended with a ‘BANG’ at NatWest Entrepreneurial Spark. The day included inspiring talks from entrepreneurs who’ve gone through both personal and professional challenges and who shared advice on how to manage well-being and pivot. We have outlined our key insights of the day below. #1 Employee, worker or freelancer? Be aware … More Day 5: Recap and Lessons
Myth debunked: Newcastle Startup Week isn’t just for startups. Every year, our event attracts entrepreneurs from all types of businesses. That’s why this year, in 2019, we introduced our Newcastle Scaleup Summit as part of the Startup Week. In this blog, we have outlined key lessons and insights of the summit. #1 The region is … More Day 4: Recap and Lessons
Newcastle Startup Week (& Newcastle Scaleup Summit) may be over for another year but that doesn’t mean we’re not still here to help you start or grow your business, organisation or project. Bigger & better This year was our biggest & best event yet with 790 delegates attending from across the UK and other countries … More What next now Newcastle Startup Week / Scaleup Summit 2019 is over?