<strong>Durham City Incubator backs its seventh round of start-ups</strong>
Durham City Incubator backs its seventh round of start-ups
Durham City Incubator backs its seventh round of start-ups

Seven County Durham entrepreneurs are set to benefit from a hugely successful six-month accelerator programme which will help them launch their businesses. Durham City Incubator (DCI) is designed to help entrepreneurs to launch start-ups with high growth potential, as well as ambitious local businesses that have been trading for under 12 months. It is a […]

Newcastle United Foundation partners with Yoyotech open new esports arena
Newcastle United Foundation partners with Yoyotech open new esports arena
Newcastle United Foundation partners with Yoyotech open new esports arena

A new state-of-the-art esports arena has arrived in Newcastle. The £8 million facility is part of the Newcastle United Foundation’s exciting NUCASTLE community hub. The esports arena will play an important role in Newcastle College’s new esports study programme, the first in the North East, that launches this September in collaboration with the Newcastle United […]

Tech network Dynamo North East joins Sunderland Software City
Tech network Dynamo North East joins Sunderland Software City
Tech network Dynamo North East joins Sunderland Software City

Two of the North East’s best-known tech sector support organisations are set to join forces, creating new opportunities and accelerating the growth of the region’s digital technology economy. Sunderland Software City and Dynamo – the Newcastle-based, industry-led tech and digital business network – are joining together to deliver industry-specific business support and significantly increase coordinated […]

North East England to develop 3 year FinTech strategy
North East England to develop 3 year FinTech strategy
North East England to develop 3 year FinTech strategy

Whitecap Consulting, the regional strategy consultancy, is collaborating with key regional stakeholders across the public, private and higher education sectors on an expansion plan for growth and jobs in the North East FinTech sector. The project follows an independent national strategic review which identified the Newcastle and Durham area as one of the top ten […]

Our tech sector is buzzing
Our tech sector is buzzing
Our tech sector is buzzing

The region’s booming tech sector is well set for a year of further expansion and success, according to several of its main players. At a recent board meeting of the advisory board of Dynamo, the region’s tech network, companies were reporting buoyant order books and the promise of plenty of work in the pipeline for […]

North East England’s tech sector is going from strength to strength
North East England’s tech sector is going from strength to strength
North East England’s tech sector is going from strength to strength

Blog | Rachel Burdis, Inward Investment Manager With the world opening up a little more each month, it feels as though 2022 is going to be a good year for business growth and job creation in North East England. 2021 saw a number of global brands expanding into the region, with Just Eat, Amazon, Xplor, […]

Version 1 announce 200 new jobs in boost for region’s tech and digital sector
Version 1 announce 200 new jobs in boost for region’s tech and digital sector
Version 1 announce 200 new jobs in boost for region’s tech and digital sector

With the support of Invest Newcastle and £1m from the North of Tyne Combined Authority, Ireland-founded digital transformation and technology provider Version 1 is bringing two hundred new jobs to Newcastle and setting up a base in the region. The announcement is the second big tech jobs boost for the city in the first few […]

British Esports makes game-changing investment in Sunderland, with new performance and education campus to develop future talent from summer 2022
British Esports makes game-changing investment in Sunderland, with new performance and education campus to develop future talent from summer 2022
British Esports makes game-changing investment in Sunderland, with new performance and education campus to develop future talent from summer 2022

Sunderland is set to become the UK trailblazer in esports – of one of the fastest-growing industries in the world – following a multi-million-pound deal. The British Esports Association (BEA) – the national body for esports – has announced it will open a performance and education campus at Riverside Sunderland, which will nurture and support […]