Colin Bell, Business Growth Director at the North East Local Enterprise Partnership, gives some advice for people who are thinking of starting their own business.
Thinking global: lessons from a North East tech success story
Newcastle-based ZeroLight is revolutionising how people purchase cars, developing advanced digital vehicle configurators and a CGI content production platform that personalise the car-buying experience and allow people to customise and explore vehicles in true-to-life detail. Founded in 2014, the business now employs more than 140 people globally and works with some of the biggest car…
The science of a startup
Hassan Mahmudul founded Scientistt Ltd, a networking site for the scientific research community, as he completed his studies at Durham University. Here, he explains what the first year of running his own business has been like. What are the circumstances that prompted you to start your own business? While I was studying for my MSc…
Northumbria secures funding worth up to £1.9 million to help SMEs and graduate start-ups
Northumbria University has launched a project that offers a package of financial support and expert advice to SMEs and graduate start-ups, thanks to funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). The Northumbria Enterprise and Business Support 2 (NEBS2) also includes a financial contribution to help small businesses employ up to two graduates, typically on…