Marketing is one of the key skills needed to get your startup off the ground. Whether you’re launching a tech business, a beauty company, or a crafts organisation, you need to make sure potential clients are aware of what you do. Yet, many founders have limited financial reserves and are unsure how to invest in … More How to: Marketing on a budget
Our monthly Founders’ Friday events have now been taking place for just over a year! Every month, nearly 80 entrepreneurs sign up to our events to learn more about business growth and startups. We particularly love the stories of the impact our events are making on attendees. In this blog, we share four key structures … More Why we love: Founders’ Friday
If you have an idea for a new business which you think has the potential to reach a turnover of £1m within 3yrs, know someone that does, or are an employer who is willing to give people in your organisation ‘Entrepreneurial Leave’ so they can develop their ideas for a spinout business, check out the … More Ambitious North East Entrepreneurs & Intrapreneurs invited to join new ‘High Potential Startups’ programme
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
Our Founders’ Friday events take place on the last Friday of each month at the Tuspark Barclays Eagle Lab co-working & event space on Grainger Street in Newcastle where we are based. What’s it all about? Since July 2018, we’ve been running our Founders’ Friday events as a way for new, existing & potential business startup … More Founders’ Friday (30th August 2019)
Founders’ Friday is a monthly networking and speaker event which connects founders with other entrepreneurs and stakeholders within the ecosystem. Sponsored by FreeAgent and Sintons Law, the July 2019 edition featured talks on innovation zones, connecting ecosystems, invoice payments, accountancy, personal development, business legals, managing stress and more. Check out our key take-aways here! Part … More Recap: Founders’ Friday July 2019. Key Insights.
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!
Having made semi-regular trips to Edinburgh over the past 18 months on my own for business or on holiday with my family (it’s only 1hr 30mins on the train from Newcastle), I’m excited to be attending Turing Fest for the first time next month after learning all about it from the Founder & CEO, Brian … More Join us at Turing Fest, Edinburgh (27-29 August 2019)
Living in or locating to the city of Newcastle upon Tyne? Our ‘Starting a business’ blog series outlines the startup scene of every locality in the North East of England. To start, the City of Newcastle upon Tyne features a variety of co-working spaces, high-profile universities, business support hubs and an abundance of networking events. … More Starting a business in Newcastle