Newcastle featured in Wired Magazine’s ‘Startup Cities’ series

We were very excited to see Newcastle upon Tyne featured in Wired Magazine‘s ‘Startup Cities’ series this month (March / April 2018 issue)! This is an important milestone for the North East startup community as getting positive media coverage in such an influential national publication (circulation of 53,000 people) isn’t easy but can make a … More Newcastle featured in Wired Magazine’s ‘Startup Cities’ series

North East Futures UTC students to receive free tickets for Newcastle Startup Week

We’re delighted to announce that all students registered to join the new North East Futures UTC (University Technical College) opening on Stephenson Quarter in Newcastle in Sept will be offered two free tickets for Day 1 of our ‘Newcastle Startup Week‘ festival in May (aka ‘Inspiration Day’) – one for them and another for a … More North East Futures UTC students to receive free tickets for Newcastle Startup Week

Q&A with Janet Balneaves (Growth Director, Skyscanner)

You might have the best products or services in the world but if no-one knows about them then you’ll never be able to reach all the customers or clients you want to! One company that has this nailed is Edinburgh-based tech giant Skyscanner which was sold for £1.4bn to Ctrip last year and we’re delighted to … More Q&A with Janet Balneaves (Growth Director, Skyscanner)

Q&A with Peter Neal (Head of Strategic Talent, UNW LLP)

Often, the people who helped you start a business are not the same as the people who will help you scale a business. But how do you find people with the right skills and experience to take your business to the next level and what role can non-executive directors play in this? We asked Peter … More Q&A with Peter Neal (Head of Strategic Talent, UNW LLP)

‘People Stuff’ (psychology for scaling a startup business)

This is a guest blog by Skye Trubov (Consultant Business Psychologist, Speaker & Author) who did a Fireside Chat with Jim Beirne (CEO, Live Theatre) on our ‘Growing & Scaling Day’ during Newcastle Startup Week 2017. When an idea takes off and a team of 3 becomes a company of 30, the ‘People Stuff’ begins … More ‘People Stuff’ (psychology for scaling a startup business)

Have you got your ‘Newcastle Scaleup Summit’ ticket yet?

In case you hadn’t heard, we’re running a 1-day ‘Newcastle Scaleup Summit‘ at the Live Theatre on Thursday 23rd November and we’d love you to join us! Going deeper into the topics covered on our half-day ‘Growing & Scaling’ event during Newcastle Startup Week, you’ll learn how to take things to the next level by: Adopting … More Have you got your ‘Newcastle Scaleup Summit’ ticket yet?