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

Volunteer at Newcastle Startup Week

Newcastle Startup Week are now recruiting volunteers to help organise our five day multi-venue startup festival across Newcastle and Gateshead between 13 and 17 May 2019. Volunteering is a unique opportunity to peak behind-the-scenes of the festival, engage with event partners, speakers and delegates, and learn more about business management and startups. Become part of … More Volunteer at Newcastle Startup Week

Sponsor Spotlight: Barclays Eagle Labs

Starting a business can feel very lonely. Working within entrepreneurial communities with like-minded individuals can help improve well-being and productivity. That’s why we are proud to be sponsored by ‘Eagle Labs’, a UK co-working initiative from Barclays. Barclays’ Eagle Labs initiative was set up to support the UK’s entrepreneurial community and drive digital skills development. … More Sponsor Spotlight: Barclays Eagle Labs

FreeAgent to be Headline Sponsor of Newcastle Startup Week 2019

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

What’s going on in 2019? Insights and Events

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

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! 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

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)