First keynote speaker announced for Startup Week 2020 – Geoff Ramm!

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!

Speaker Spotlight: Jon Waite (Advertise1)

After attending our Newcastle Startup Week festival in May 2018, Jon Waite used the knowledge, insights and contacts he gained to make the leap into full-time self employment in September 2018 with his digital marketing and advertising business Advertise1 which is now based at PROTO: The Emerging Centre for Technology in Gateshead. 1. Hi Jon, … More Speaker Spotlight: Jon Waite (Advertise1)

Immersive Tech Showcase Speaker Spotlight: SUB 10

What will the technological society look like in five years’ time? A look into PROTO: The Emerging Centre of Technology provides a flavour of dedicated North East entrepreneurs developing their visions using the latest technologies. On ‘day 2’ of Newcastle Startup Week, these entrepreneurs will be sharing their stories at our Immersive Tech showcase. Let’s … More Immersive Tech Showcase Speaker Spotlight: SUB 10

Sponsor Spotlight: Blu Sky Chartered Accountants

We’re delighted to have Blu Sky Chartered Accountants sponsor us for a third year in a row at Newcastle Startup Week 2019!┬áBlu 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

Speaker Spotlight: Lizzy Hodcroft (The Sweet Beet)

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)

Speaker Spotlight: Steven Bartlett (CEO, Social Chain Group)

Steven Bartlett is the 26-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)