Category: ignite100

Category: ignite100

Sage extends Campus North / Ignite sponsorship for 2nd year!
July 5, 2015 Campus North, Co-working, ignite100 @lordlancaster

One of the things I’m most proud of from my time at Sage is securing sponsorship for the Campus North co-working and event space for startups in Newcastle. Thank you Geoff Phillips (Head of Marketing) and Paul Cairney (Head of Brand) for agreeing to pay for this for the 2nd year in a row! “Leading business software

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Digital Leaders North East ‘Salon’ #1 (13th February 2014)
February 26, 2014 Digital Leaders, ignite100, Sage, Tech Start-Ups @lordlancaster

This blog originally appeared on the Digital Leaders website on Wednesday 19th February 2014, provoking some strong support from a wide range of people on Twitter but also some negative reactions from people on the ‘North East Startups’ Facebook Group. Comments were closed on the original blog (not my decision) but they’re open on here so

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Co-working comes to Newcastle
October 10, 2012 Co-working, Events, ignite100, Mind Candy, Moshi Monsters, PostOffice, Silicon Roundabout, Tech Start-Ups, TechHub @lordlancaster

I’ve been championing the idea of co-working in Newcastle since April 2011 when a tour of the ‘Silicon Roundabout’ area of London reinforced my belief that ‘clustering’ (close georgraphical proximity to other businesses and entrepreneurs) was an important ingredient in the success of a startup (see ‘Start-Ups: Know Your Place’). This trip, which included visits to TechHub,

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