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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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2,000 Entrepreneurs Open for Business Thanks to Transmit Start-Ups

We’re delighted to announce that we’ve hit a major milestone – delivering over £20,000,000 worth of start-up loans to 2,000 entrepreneurs across the UK. The last 18 months has seen us grow rapidly, expanding our operations into Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales – and the milestone has also come just as we’ve completed our fourth

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Pros and Cons of Bootstrapping Your Startup

Not all entrepreneurs need external funding to start a business. Some of the most successful companies today started with less than $1000 of capital out of their own pocket. Bootstrapping, or self-financing, is one of the earliest forms of funding coming from personal investments of entrepreneurs and business founders. When done right, it opens far

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Is Business Booming for Female Entrepreneurs? Read our findings

We recently attended a roundtable, organised by the Chamber of Commerce and Durham County Council, about how the region can better support female entrepreneurs. Following the roundtable, we put our own data together to share with you what the statistics tell us about female entrepreneurs across the North East, compared with the rest of the

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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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2017 Events for Start-Ups

If you’re an entrepreneur looking to hear from industry-experts and meet support providers that can take your business to the next level, then this is the event list for you:   EVENT: Access To Finance On Wednesday 1st March, Durham International Festival of Enterprise is hosting a workshop programme and we’ll be delivering a specialist

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From Durham to Dubai: Entrepreneur takes Franchise Business Global

After starting up her business in Durham in 2010, Transmit Start-Ups supported entrepreneur Angela Sterling has seen her franchise business, Lingotot, expand into Dubai. Lingotot is a foreign language education provider that teaches over 10,000 children each week a variety of languages including French, German, Spanish, Arabic and Mandarin through its classes. The Lingotot Dubai

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