Category: Newcastle Startup Week

Category: Newcastle Startup Week

Report shows North East business creation, confidence & regional pride boosted by Newcastle Startup Week
May 3, 2019 Newcastle Startup Week @lordlancaster

A new ‘Impact Report’ commissioned by the Newcastle Startup Week team has highlighted that events such as theirs play a key role in growing the North East economy by facilitating business growth, boosting entrepreneurial wellbeing & increasing regional pride. As part of Newcastle University’s ‘Arrow project’, academics from the Centre for Urban & Regional Development

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Live Q&A with Peter Davison (PayPal / Fishburners) on 16th October 2018
October 11, 2018 Newcastle Startup Week, News @lordlancaster

Peter Davison, first seed investor in PayPal, key adviser to Peter Thiel & founder of Australia’s largest co-working space ‘Fishburners’ (also now in Shanghai) did a Fireside Chat and live Q&A with us at the Tuspark Eagle Lab co-working space in Newcastle on Tuesday 16th October. Peter’s ancestors emanate from the Newcastle area so his

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Is Local Tribalism holding the North East back?
July 23, 2018 Newcastle Startup Week @lordlancaster

In May we ran another successful 5-day Newcastle Startup Week festival for over 600 people for the 2nd year in a row. This year, I was delighted to see we attracted more people from outside the region including Scotland, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, West Midlands, Wales, London and the South Coast plus a handful from Germany,

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[Podcast] You don’t have to be Californian to launch a startup
February 28, 2017 Newcastle Startup Week @lordlancaster

Last week I took part in a great podcast interview with Phil Byrne, Web Marketing Coach & Director of the Positively Sparks agency in which we talked about a wide range of topics including my thoughts on startups and entrepreneurship, why I call myself a ‘SuperConnector’ and the origins of my 5 day Newcastle Startup

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Why I’m full of confidence for 2017
December 1, 2016 #ThisIsMINE, Newcastle Startup Week @lordlancaster

2016 has been a weird old year hasn’t it? Full of surprises, twists and turns you would never have predicted in December last year, which is why it’s always risky to make them for the year ahead. However, I’m an eternally optimistic guy so I’m going to tell you about some things that are already

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