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Start-Up Summit Edinburgh 2017

Earlier this month, we exhibited at the Startup Summit in Edinburgh – a hugely successful event that brought together 1,000 entrepreneurs and 40 exhibitors, featuring prestigious speakers across three stages and delivering nine workshops. If you didn’t make it along this year, we’d highly recommend putting this event in your calendar as a must-attend event

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Newcastle’s Favourite Small Business to be Revealed

The people of Newcastle have been voting for their favourite small business in the Small Business Saturday poll, in association with Newcastle City Council. Who will be crowned the winner? The results will be published HERE on December 2nd. The six businesses shortlisted for the prestigious award are:   La Petite Creperie French owned and

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Enter Your Business! Regional Business Awards Now Open

Starting a business is tough. For all business owners in the early stages of setting up and growing their business, it’s a heck of a lot of work for very little recognition. But when you’re just getting yourself established in your market, who’s better out there to spread the word about your business than you

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Free Social Media Training Workshop North East

NOVEMBER 23: Kickstart Your Social Media Marketing Success! LOCATION: The Bewick Hall c/o Newcastle City Library, NE1 8AX, 10:00 – 13:00 TICKETS: Register here for this FREE training workshop, which is limited to 25 spaces only on a first come–first served basis. PLEASE NOTE: THIS TRAINING EVENT IS FREE TO BUSINESS OWNERS ONLY   About the Workshop: If

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Events for Entrepreneurs

2017 has flown by so far, but we still have more than a dozen amazing start-up events for you to attend before the year-end. Find out more about each event here: NOVEMBER 21: National Entrepreneur Festival Join entrepreneurs from across the land in Newcastle upon Tyne, the birthplace of Stephenson’s ‘Rocket’, for the BQ Entrepreneur

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Bright Ideas Trust Expands to the North East

Are you aged 18-30, based in the North East and longing to start up your very own business? Then read on. The Bright Ideas Trust is expanding from London to the North East of England and in January 2018 will be running a brand-new pilot programme called Building Bright Ideas.   What is Bright Ideas

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Boutique, Studio Pieces Made Accessible Thanks to Craft Design House

Small, independent and creative boutiques and studios finally have a much-needed digital platform on which to showcase their works thanks to Craft Design House. Craft Design House was founded in Edinburgh, Scotland by entrepreneur Gillian Scott, after she spotted the need to boost the profile of a wealth of overlooked and unconnected artistic talent and

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New Music Project in Huddersfield Thanks to Global Diversity Positive Action

Huddersfield-based community group Global Diversity Positive Action (GDPA) is – with the help of local volunteers and businesses – transforming a former town centre bank into a space for music making. The GDPA helps disadvantaged young people from the local area that are not in employment, education or training – as well as young offenders

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One Year On with Blue Bandit Media

We’re welcoming Steven and Roni of Blue Bandit Media today, into the Transmit Start-Up fold, where we ask them all about their first year or so into business, post their successful application for a Start-Up loan. Blue Bandit Media is a video production company with a difference, offering a bespoke service that can perfectly mirror

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One Year On with Tarnished Studios

In the latest part of our One Year On series, we’re chatting with creative animation company, Tarnished Studios, based in Leeds in the North of England. Established in 2012, Tarnished Studios help businesses tell the world their stories in a unique and creative way, offering engaging adventures and characters through the medium of cutting edge

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