One of the key principles of business growth is understanding your product-market fit. This can be driven by key brand messages, customers and competitors. To obtain this data, you need to dig. And you need to dig deep. This is exactly what our Newcastle Startup Week sponsor NGI Solutions specialises in. NGI Solutions is a research, … More Sponsor Spotlight: NGI Solutions
Over the past few months we have been enjoying the new Upscale book from Tech Nation, which outlines what it takes to scale a startup by the people who have done it. One of the subthemes across the book covers how decisions made at the start of your journey can affect your business at the growth stage We outlined our top 3 insights here. 1. Prepare early for future team restructures. As a … More Built to grow. Enabling scaleup from startup stage
We love the North East! In particular, we love the start-up ecosystem which consists of passionate people and organisations who are working hard every day to support existing or aspiring entrepreneurs with big ideas. One of these hardworking organisations is Sunderland Software City, who provide fully funded start-up support to technology businesses across the region. Sunderland Software City have been there with us from the start and we are excited to announce that they are now officially a Premium Sponsor of Newcastle Startup Week 2019! … More Sponsor Spotlight: Sunderland Software City
We’re delighted to announce that Edinburgh-based FreeAgent is the new Headline Sponsor for our 5-day Newcastle Startup Week festival in May 2019 and monthly Founders’ Friday events from May onwards! FreeAgent is a multi-award winning online accounting system specifically designed to meet the needs of sole traders, freelancers, small businesses, bookkeepers and accountants. Their software … More FreeAgent to be Headline Sponsor of Newcastle Startup Week 2019
It is January 2019; a new year of Newcastle Startup Week and other exciting initiatives in the region! 2018 was an exciting year for the region with the launch of new co-working spaces including TusPark Eagle Lab and PROTO, the release of new JEREMIE2 funds, the launch of initiatives such as Newcastle Tech Trust, and more … More What’s going on in 2019? Insights and Events
We’re delighted to have Blu Sky Chartered Accountants sponsor us for a third year in a row at Newcastle Startup Week 2019! Blu Sky have supported us from the start as ‘Premium Sponsors’ of our Newcastle Startup Week festival in 2017 and 2018 plus our Newcastle Scaleup Summit in 2017. They’ve also offered massive value to … More Sponsor Spotlight: Blu Sky Chartered Accountants
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