Day 3: Recap & Lessons

Day 3 at Newcastle Startup Week was our funding and finance day which took place in the beautiful Barclays office. Both speakers and delegates alike benefited from sunny Quayside views whilst sharing investment and funding advice. We have highlighted our top ten tips of the day below. #1 Save time by automating your processes early … More Day 3: Recap & Lessons

Day 2: Recap & Lessons

Day 2 of Newcastle Startup Week has been busy with two fringe events including our immersive tech showcase at PROTO and the creative industries session at Gateshead College. We were excited to see every venue filled with enterprising individuals who benefited from the insights shared by our speakers. Here are some of your key lessons. … More Day 2: Recap & Lessons

How Gateshead College inspired me to start my own business (guest blog)

In this guest blog, second year Gateshead College student Jack Holmes highlights how the college inspired him to set up his own business. Not only does his story reflect an insightful journey from student to entrepreneur, but it also highlights the importance for academic institutions to incorporate enterprise into their systems. My name is Jack … More How Gateshead College inspired me to start my own business (guest blog)

Sponsor Spotlight: Northumbrian Water

Water companies have a huge role to play in improving our environment and addressing the big environmental and social issues. North East water provider Northumbrian Water Group (NWG), who kindly sponsor our ‘Day 2′ afterparty, proactively pursue these challenges through innovation, inviting startups and SMEs to join the debate and boost the economy. We sat … More Sponsor Spotlight: Northumbrian Water

Sponsor Spotlight: NELEP

We need to spread an entrepreneurial epidemic! The NELEP helps drives business growth through encouraging startup and scaleup support in the North East. In this Sponsor Spotlight, Colin Bell, Business Growth Director at the NELEP, discusses his suggestions for spreading an entrepreneurial epidemic in the region to encourage business growth. Colin will also be speaking … More Sponsor Spotlight: NELEP