TGIW is an informal networking event where students, graduates and entrepreneurs are all in the same place and are encouraged to talk about their thoughts, ideas and aspirations. Each second Wednesday of every month we invite entrepreneurial speakers along to TGIW to entertain you and help you learn about the different paths people take on … Continue reading Come along to TGIW next week!
We interviewed Jack Brinn who started Reminiscience with his business partner Ashley Stokeld. Read on to find out all about the world of their exciting VR business... Tell Us About Your Business… Reminiscience uses virtual reality technology to capture 360 degree videos of multiple locations throughout the UK and the North East. These videos are … Continue reading Meet the Start-Ups: Reminiscience
We interviewed Sarah Zong about her start up business and how Rise Up helped her along the way. Read on to find out all about CatPawCino! Tell us about your business... I started CatPawCino in September of 2015. It’s a cat café where customers come to have a drink, normally tea or coffee and at … Continue reading Meet the Start-Ups: Sarah Zong and CatPawCino
11 Founders presented their 7 companies to a full-house of entrepreneurs, funders, students and professional partners at the Glitretind Founderships Showcase which took place on Friday 27th February 2016 in the new Start up Space. The showcase for us marked the end of 6 months of seriously hard work for our graduates on the Founderships … Continue reading Glitretind Founderships Showcase
For most of us the perfect business idea is unlikely to come from a ‘light bulb’ moment. If you’re sat waiting for this to happen then you could be waiting for a long, long time. I’m an advocate of taking a more pro-active approach. Don’t wait for the ideal opportunity to arise, just start somewhere! Starting … Continue reading Starting somewhere can lead to anywhere!
The Enterprise Shed: Making Ideas Happen launched yesterday and the on-line community has taken off on their journey at full throttle! As well as contributing to the MOOC, I am a mentor, which means I get to support and work with all of our enthusiastic participants over the next 4 weeks. This course is not … Continue reading Sharing a shed load of ideas
Rise Up Case Study: mHealthful The Rise Up team at Newcastle University Careers Service helps Newcastle University students and graduates develop their skills in business and entrepreneurship. Rise Up has supported hundreds of start-ups from Newcastle University, and it’s not just Business students/graduates that are making waves in the world of entrepreneurship. Through our partnership … Continue reading Medics can make it in business too