Every time we talk to Lizzie Hodcroft about The Sweet Beet, we can’t help but feel excited about the fun and inclusivity the condiments brand represents. Lizzie has been involved with Newcastle Startup Week from the start. She exhibited & pitched her products at the Natwest Entrepreneur Accelerator Hub on the final day of our … More Speaker Spotlight: Lizzy Hodcroft (The Sweet Beet)
Starting a business can be daunting. Where do you begin, when should you register with the HMRC, and how much market research should you conduct before developing your prototype? These are just one of many questions you may be asking yourself within a few weeks of starting up. While juggling all these challenges it can … More Ready to scale up your business? Come to Newcastle Scaleup Summit 2019!
Newcastle Startup Week is the perfect event to meet investors, accountants, solicitors, and many other organisations who may be able to support your startup. But with so many organisations in the area, how do you decide who to work with? Here are three key tips to help you decide which business support provider is the … More Which business support provider is right for you?
We’re delighted to announce that Sintons, a full service law firm based in the North East of England serving clients throughout the UK and further afield, has come onboard as a ‘Premium Sponsor’ of our Newcastle Startup Week festival in 2019. Specialist lawyers at Sintons have a wealth of experience in advising businesses on the … More Sponsor Spotlight: Sintons
One of the more exciting aspects of attending networking events as a startup is the opportunity to talk to other organisations about your ideas, especially when they show interest in your product or service. An eager exchange of business cards may follow alongside the mention of a potential trial, purchase or collaboration. The perfect opportunity … More Networking: Separating Interest from Action
Law firm Sintons has extended its sponsorship of the highly-acclaimed Founders’ Friday events which connect North East startup ventures with the wider business community. Founders’ Friday has secured law firm Sintons as the sponsor of its up-coming series of events. The monthly event, held for the first time at the Tuspark Eagle Lab co-working space … More Sintons sponsors monthly Founders’ Friday events
Steven Bartlett is the 25-year-old CEO of Social Chain Group, Europe’s largest social media & digital publishing house consisting of two flagship companies – Social Chain and Media Chain. Social Chain Group is a multi-award-winning agency renowned for delivering groundbreaking social campaigns for some of the most exciting global brands including Apple, Amazon, Coca-Cola & … More Speaker Spotlight: Steven Bartlett (CEO, Social Chain Group)
When we met Eric Guo (Founder & Managing Director, StreetAway) at Newcastle Startup Week 2018, we immediately loved what he was doing to support small and independent local businesses by sending more consumers their way but were even more impressed once we got to know him better. Here’s why… 1. Hi Eric, can you please … More Startup Spotlight: StreetAway
In April we met Emmanuel Enwenede, Founder & CTO of an innovative new events management platform called EventsCubes and invited him to pitch onstage at Newcastle Startup Week 2018 after being impressed with his passion and enthusiasm for helping others. Since then, he’s decided to re-develop and re-launch the platform as ‘Oowambe’ with new co-founder … More Startup Spotlight: Oowambe
Something the North East of England is very good at is creating businesses and organisations with a strong social purpose and one of our favourite ‘Tech For Good’ startups is Newcastle-based Fammily which helps single and separated parents easily manage and share money, child expenses, child maintenance payments and communications from one place. Following his … More Startup Spotlight: Fammily