Press & Media

Since September 2016 we’ve received a steady stream of positive press & media coverage which we’ve listed below:

Newcastle Startup Week founder launches ‘lifetime membership
BusinessCloud (16th June 2021)

Starting up is hard to do (but easier with a supportive community behind you)
Harvey & Hugo (18th May 2021)

Support for North East SMEs as major startup event moves to year-round online community
Bdaily (26th February 2021)

How I found a new client during lockdown
Powder Butterfly (10th January 2021)

6 Groups That Support Startups & Entrepreneurs
Ezvid Wiki: The World’s Video Wiki (25th June 2020)

“Grit, determination, resilience and community spirit”: ‘superconnector’ Paul Lancaster on the North East’s strength in the face of COVID-19
Bdaily (8th April 2020)

Paul Lancaster joins Dynamo
BusinessCloud (18th February 2020)

Dynamo appoints new ‘SuperConnector’ to drive collaboration & innovation
North East Times (17th February 2020)

Dynamo appoints ‘SuperConnector’ Paul Lancaster
Bdaily (14th February 2020)

[Video] Over Thinker – Dan Prince Podcast Ep011: Paul Lancaster
YouTube (6th January 2020)

[Podcast] Over Thinker – Dan Prince Podcast Ep011: Paul Lancaster
Apple Podcasts (6th January 2020)

Bdaily’s Jane Imrie on her highlights of 2019
Bdaily (31st December 2019)

Bdaily’s Rebecca Wayman on her highlights of 2019
Bdaily (30th December 2019)

Impact Awards 2019: Winners & Shortlisted Nominees
North East Times (6th December 2019)

Scaleup Focus Week: Paul Lancaster on the barriers of scaling businesses and how to overcome them
Bdaily (28th November 2019)

Regional focus: How the North East can nurture scaling businesses
Bdaily (25th November 2019)

Scaleup Focus Week: Plan Digital’s Paul Lancaster on Brexit to Black Swan triggers
Bdaily (22nd November 2019)

Impact Awards 2019 Shortlist Announced!
North East Times (5th November 2019)

North East Business Ethics as part of #CyberFest 2019
Bdaily (14th October 2019)

[Podcast] #NurtureYourZest Episode 3: Paul Lancaster & Ashleigh King
Spreaker (8th October 2019)

Edinburgh’s FreeAgent puts their money on startup event
The Edinburgh Reporter (30th July 2019)

Edinburgh-based FreeAgent backs Newcastle Startup Week as Headline Sponsor for second year in 2020
Generator / Digital Union (30th July 2019)

Headline Sponsor announced for Newcastle Startup Week 2020
BusinessCloud (30th July 2019)

Edinburgh-based FreeAgent backs Newcastle Startup Week as Headline Sponsor for second year in 2020
Entirely North East (30th July 2019)

Edinburgh-based FreeAgent backs Newcastle Startup Week as Headline Sponsor for second year in 2020
Business Up North (30th July 2019)

North East collaboration develops new cutting edge AR events app
BQ (25th July 2019)

Newcastle Startup Week 2019 highlights with Paul Lancaster
Bdaily (17th May 2019)

Day five of Newcastle Startup Week: Keep Going or Pivot?
Bdaily (17th May 2019)

The UK’s best co-working spaces (that aren’t WeWork)
Wired (5th July 2019)

From rehab, Dragons’ Den to two successful startups: Lizzy Hodcroft is a force to be reckoned with
Bdaily (17th May 2019)

Day four of Newcastle Startup Week: Looking forward and outward with Scaleup Summit
Bdaily (16th May 2019)

Newcastle Startup Week: PR focus with Lauren Archer
Bdaily (16th May 2019)

Day three at Newcastle Startup Week: Talking funding and finance for your business
Bdaily (15th May 2019)

Newcastle Startup Week: A snapshot of day two
Bdaily (14th May 2019)

Newcastle Startup Week: A snapshot of day one and its inspirational speakers
Bdaily (13th May 2019)

North East business creation, confidence & regional pride boosted by Newcastle Startup Week festival
Converge Today (7th May 2019)

North East business creation, confidence & regional pride boosted by Newcastle Startup Week
Dynamo North East (2nd May 2019)

Newcastle Startup Week Announces Official Closing Party Sponsored By BMC Recruitment Group
Business Up North (2nd May 2019)

Episode 116: podcast (skip to 45mins to hear about us) (1st May 2019)

Social Chain CEO to speak at Newcastle Startup Week
BusinessCloud (2nd April 2019)

One man is on a quest to redefine business in the North East
Srivats Lakshman blog (30th March 2019)

Head Start (interview with Paul Lancaster)
North East Times Magazine (March 2019)

Partnership to highlight North East England tech
Relocate Global (4th March 2019)

Newcastle Startup Week announces FreeAgent as Headline Sponsor
BusinessCloud (4th February 2019)

North East Digital Festival launched to promote region’s thriving tech sector
The Journal / Chronicle (1st February 2019)

North East Times to partner with Newcastle Startup Week
North East Times Magazine (10th January 2019)

PayPal seed investor claims North East lacks the ‘organised finance’ it needs to thrive
The Journal / Chronicle (10th January 2019)

Demand for flexible office space set to dramatically increase, research reveals
Northern Insight magazine (December 2018)

Tech giant Zoho comes to Newcastle
Digital Union (20th November 2018)

Plan Digital UK bags Indian tech giant for new monthly events in Newcastle
Bdaily (16th November 2018)

Indian tech giant comes to Newcastle
BusinessCloud (13th November 2018)

Sintons announced as sponsor of Newcastle Startup Week 2019
Sintons (11th October 2018)

Symptom tracker app realised in the North East
The Journal (4th September 2018)

US businesswoman launches North East healthcare app
BusinessCloud (31st August 2018)

American entrepreneur launches female healthcare app following successful Newcastle Startup Week venture
Bdaily (30th August 2018)

US entrepreneur thanks Newcastle Startup Week for new venture
Generator / Digital Union (30th August 2018)

North East entrepreneurs aim to inspire with stories of professional failures
Bdaily (17th August 2018)

Newcastle Startup Week is back for 2019 and is coming to Gateshead
Invest Gateshead (24th July 2018)

Newcastle Startup Week is back for 2019
BQLive (24th July 2018)

Tech in the North East: Best new startups in 2018
TechWorld (20th June 2018)

Newcastle Startup Week: The North East needs to shout louder
BusinessCloud (16th May 2018)

TryLife in talks with US networks over gang violence film
BusinessCloud (15th May 2018)

Newcastle Startup Week: Eight events you must not miss at the second festival of entrepreneurship
The Journal / Chronicle (13th May 2018)

Innovators, engineers and entrepreneurs to be celebrated at four North East business events
The Journal (18th April 2018)

Start me up
Northern Insight Magazine (March 2018)

Newcastle featured in Wired Magazine’s ‘Startup Cities’ series
Wired Magazine (March 2018)

Newcastle businesses meet Mayor of London Sadiq Khan
Chi Onwurah MP’s blog (24th February 2018)

Preparing myself for the year ahead!
Paul Lancaster on LinkedIn (9th January 2018)

18 for 2018: Here are the companies to watch in the North East next year
The Journal / Chronicle (31st December 2017)

Newcastle Scaleup Summit inspires action
North East Times Magazine (27th November 2017)

Notes on Newcastle Scaleup Summit
Phil Jackman @ Guerrilla Working (27th November 2017)

Newcastle Scaleup Summit shines a spotlight on business growth in the city
Bdaily (24th November 2017)

What was 2017 like for North East scaleups, who are they and what’s being done to grow more?
Bdaily (22nd November 2017)

How can you find talent to grow your business?
Tech North (24th October 2017)

[Podcast] Inspiring entrepreneurs through a citywide festival
Industry Angel Business Podcast (7th October 2017)

5 minutes with…Paul Lancaster (Founder, Plan Digital UK)
Tait Walker (28th September 2017)

Generator launches Digital Scale Up Programme
BQLive (7th September 2017)

If We Can You Can: Nebula Labs
BQLive (6th September 2017)

The Newcastle Scaleup Summit will help Northern tech firms go large
Tech North (24th August 2017)

The 10 Best UK Cities for MBA Entrepreneurs
BusinessBecause (23rd August 2017)

In conversation with Paul Lancaster: Newcastle Startup Week and Newcastle Scaleup Summit
North East LEP (18th July 2017)

Newcastle Startup Week founder greenlights second annual event
The Journal / Chronicle (30th June 2017)

Newcastle Startup Week to return in 2018 after successful first outing
Bdaily (30th June 2017)

Virgin VOOM: Running a business in Newcastle
Virgin (30th June 2017)

Newcastle Startup Week back for 2018
BQLive (29th June 2017)

Newcastle city centre ‘innovation district’ plans are unveiled
The Journal / Chronicle (27th June 2017)

‘Newcastle Startup Week + ‘Newcastle Scaleup Summit’ = #ThisIsMINE
LinkedIn Pulse (26th June 2017)

NBS host VIP event for Newcastle Startup Week (7th June 2017)

Five emerging North East startups you need to know about right now
Bdaily (5th June 2017)

Reflecting on Newcastle Startup Week – Top 10 Quotes
Nina Walton Marketing & Communications (2nd June 2017)

[Podcast] Chi Onwurah – Newcastle Startup Week & Education
PrimalSomething (2nd June 2017)

Newcastle entrepreneur launches ‘Kick Cards’ game to kick start new business
The Journal / Chronicle (1st June 2017)

All eyes were on Newcastle as it hosted two big, inspiring events
Tech North (26th May 2017)

Newcastle Startup Week – Our Thoughts
Cargo Creative (25th May 2017)

[Podcast] Campus North resident podcast – Newcastle Startup Week
SoundCloud (25th May 2017)

Sage inspires at Newcastle Startup Week 2017
Sage One blog (25th May 2017)

[Podcast] Brad Burton – Newcastle Startup Week
PrimalSomething (22nd May 2017)

Starting a business is all about belief
BusinessCloud (21st May 2017)

[Podcast] Innovation on show at Newcastle Startup Week
BusinessCloud (18th May 2017)

North East digital diary: Let’s talk about growing and scaling
Bdaily (18th May 2017)

Chi Onwurah: Data uncertainty is harming business
BusinessCloud (16th May 2017)

North East digital diary: How to start a business in Newcastle
Bdaily (16th May 2017)

North East digital diary: Newcastle Startup Week day 1
Bdaily (16th May 2017)

Newcastle Startup Week kicks off with rallying cry to new businesses
The Journal / Chronicle (15th May 2017)

Changing perceptions
Converge (10th May 2017)

App dubbed the ‘Pokemon Go for bars’ to launch in Newcastle
The Journal / Chronicle (5th May 2017)

Newcastle hotel, Staybridge Suites, backs Newcastle Startup Week with free ‘brain space’
Bdaily (5th May 2017)

Howay Man, show us your Geordie Values!
ResponseSource (4th May 2017)

Newcastle hosts first Startup Week
DigitalAgenda (3rd May 2017)

Newcastle Startup Week brings 5 big days of tech to the North East
Tech North (2nd May 2017)

Choose #WonderOverWorry with Amber Rae
The Crack Magazine (May 2017)

Tech in Newcastle: Tackling the skills and office shortage
Tech City News (27th March 2017)

[Podcast] You don’t have to be Californian to launch a startup
Positively Sparks with Phil Byrne

16 must attend UK startup events for entrepreneurs in 2017 (February 2017)

Under starters orders…
North East Times Magazine (February 2017 issue)

First Face To Face ‘Talk’ newsletter
Email newsletter (23rd January 2017)

Top Startup Events UK and Ireland
Startacus (20th January 2017)

‘Newcastle Startup Week’ festival could help you take the plunge too
The Journal + LinkedIn Pulse (19th January 2017)

Gearing up now for Newcastle Startup Week
The Voice, Federation of Small Businesses (North East) members magazine (16th January 2017)

Innovation Supernetwork North East
Email newsletter (11th January 2017)

Newcastle Startup Week set to inspire
Startacus (11th January 2017)

Festival of entrepreneurship comes to Tyneside
North East Times Magazine (3rd January 2017)

Inventing the Future
BQ Magazine (12th December 2016)

Get business inspiration with Newcastle Startup Week
Outlook Newcastle (30th November 2016)

Plans gather pace for Newcastle Startup Week
Bdaily (29th November 2016)

Newcastle Startup Week (15-19 May 2017)
Dynamo North East blog (28th November 2016)

Tech leader Paul Lancaster reveals plans for Newcastle Start Up week
Bdaily (21st September 2016)

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