Scaleup North East has joined forces with the inspirational Newcastle Startup Week to offer a limited number of tickets to the event for new companies signing up to the Scaleup North East programme.

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Why come to Newcastle Startup Week?

Newcastle Startup Week offers way more than you think. A packed programme of top quality events taking place across Newcastle & Gateshead and covering topics for founders and business leaders with real ambition to grow and scale their companies. Each day has a different theme and your ticket gives you access to everything - all events, seminars, talks, workshops and networking opportunities, so you can take part in as much as you like across the week.

Day 1 - Inspiration

Start the week at The Boiler Shop and hear about the entrepreneurial revolution taking place right now across our region with a business expo, keynote speakers, live podcast interviews, startup pitches & local independent food pop-ups between 11am-6pm.

Day 2 - Getting Started

You won't stay in your seat too long with the second day of activity taking place over three different venues, Proto, Gateshead College & St Mary's Heritage Centre with afterparty at the Backyard Bike Shop Cafe.

Day 3 - Funding and Finance

If you are looking for funding to help scaleup your business this is the day for you! The main event between 1-6pm takes place at Barclays Wealth and Investment Management on Newcastle's Quayside with a focus on grants, loans, crowdfunding, angel investors and venture capital.

Day 4 - Scaleup Summit

With a jam-packed lineup of speakers, industry insights and panel discussions including:

  • adopting a Scaleup ‘growth mindset’
  • improving your sales, marketing and PR
  • Innovating, developing & launching new products or services
  • improving processes to save time & money
  • Finding the right people and building scalable teams to grow your business
  • learning how to forge & maintain partnerships with bigger businesses
  • selling globally & expanding internationally

Day 5 - Keep Going Or Pivot? 

How do you know to keep going, change direction, exit or even stop?

Who attends?

Over 600 delegates attended the 2018 event from across the UK, Europe and the USA! Anyone who wants to be inspired to take their business to the next level, to network with other forward thinking business owners and learn new tools to develop their businesses should make sure they get their hands on a ticket.

Why should you be there?

Because you can attend all or part of the festival and network with like-minded, ambitious business owners, learn beyond your field of knowledge and meet the experts and speakers who have earned their business battle scars building successful companies in the North East and further afield.

Apply by completing the form here. We’ll be in touch to let you know if you have been successful and how to claim your ticket.