DO YOU HAVE AN IDEA FOR A DIGITAL BUSINESS, AND WOULD LIKE TO EXPLORE IT?

Access fully-funded support for anyone in the Newcastle, North Tyneside, and Northumberland areas

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Gain the confidence YOU NEED & make your digital idea a business reality

If you are a resident of Newcastle, North Tyneside or Northumberland and are are thinking of starting a business involving digital technology, get in touch and find out how we can help.

HELP Getting Started

Our Digital Catapult Pre-Start Business team can help residents who are looking for a greater understanding of digital business creation.

The team offers guidance and support for the residents of Newcastle, North of Tyne and Northumberland to discuss ideas and help bring businesses to life. 

FREE TO ATTEND EventS 

We are planning a number of events to engage residents of local communities and help to develop business ideas. Events include peer to peer networking, idea generation, getting started workshops, knowledge sharing, expert talks, and drop-in sessions.


Connecting into Digital

We enable residents with business ideas and early-stage digital businesses to connect to the key support they need to help them flourish.

We will showcase processes for best practice, present financial support opportunities, facilitate peer to peer engagement and raise digital awareness in North of Tyne Digital communities.

Support Toolkit 

A business support toolkit will be made available to help focus your thoughts and can be used when planning your early-stage business journey.

The toolkit offers practical advice and is regularly updated with information appropriate to creating a business within the North of Tyne Digital region.

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Our pre-start business team engage with communities, talking to residents, and arrange 1-2-1 support, as well as providing events and workshops across Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland to help stimulate ideas and offer advice on how to get started.

Whether you’re in the very early stages of starting a business and just want to find out more about digital, or if you’ve recently started a business, we would be happy to talk it through with you and offer our experience, connections, and support. 

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FREE EVENTS TO HELP YOU GROW YOUR CONFIDENCE AND IDEAS

Inspiration, information and building your network

A programme of free specialised events available to residents of Newcastle, North Tyneside or Northumberland.

Whether it's a chance to hear the thoughts of inspirational speakers from digital business founders and employees, or an opportunity to network with peers, these events will help you to develop your digital business ideas and connect you with the wider digital community.

More events are coming soon.

More events are coming soon.