Category Archives: Events

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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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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Winning Business & Preferred Supplier Lists workshop

Is your creative or digital company starting to think about winning larger accounts or pitching for business from multinationals or the Public Sector? How do you get on those Preferred Supplier Lists? This session will help you understand what makes a ‘winning’ business and help you find the right strategy for success, including: The Drivers

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Calling Edinburgh Entrepreneurs! FREE Start-Up Sprint Sessions

Those that we help start their own business often tell us they wish they’d started sooner. So, why didn’t they? Answer: A lack of time and confidence. Many people that come to us for a start-up loan or advice have a full-time job and/or no entrepreneurial experience, so they are time-short and want to build

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Finance Camp – Business Finance Made Simple

It’s a scientifically proven fact that we get anxious when faced with too much choice. Apply that anxiety to finances and the issue only gets worse. Here are some of the finance options available to you if you’re thinking of starting a business: Your personal savings Your friends and family Bank loan Government Start-Up Loans

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Newcastle Startup Week – Have you got your ticket?

For those that have started their own business, time really is money. You’ve probably even mastered the art of limiting your fluid intake so that you can stay at your desk longer. So why do we keep suggesting you take a few hours or even a day or two away from your desk to attend

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Growth Hub Live Event: Accessing Finance

Each new business faces its own unique challenges, so the organisers behind Finance Camp North East have set up an event that welcomes those starting up their own business to get the advice they need – from finance to branding and everything in-between. Growth Hub Live: Accessing Finance is a drop-in session where businesses can

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