Preparing Newcastle Startups For Accelerators. Investment. Revenue.

Info Night July 17th

Join us for Startup Boost Newcastle serving startups from Gateshead, Durham, Sunderland to Middlesbrough and Darlington open house event July 17th at 6pm.


On the evening you will meet Mark Gardner City Director of Startup Boost Newcastle and the team from Startup Boost will:

– Give an overview of the Pre-Accelerator program

– Discuss how to get involved as a potential team, mentor, speaker

– Wrap up with networking so you can get to chat with attendees and the team


Make sure to register at the link below.


Welcome to Startup Boost Newcastle serving startups from Gateshead, Durham, Sunderland to Middlesbrough and Darlington.  Our ethos is to lead pre-seed stage startups towards Accelerators, Investment, and/or Revenue (AIR)

Boosting startup success in Newcastle with no fee charged and no equity taken!

Startup Boost Newcastle is part of a global tech startup pre accelerator program aimed at working with great early stage entrepreneurs to prepare them for accelerator programs, seed investment and revenue through a six week part time program.

Growing Globally

Keep an eye out for new city program announcements. If you want to start a new program, click here to be considered here.

City Program Leaders

Mark Gardner

Track Record

In 3 Years
 city directors have run this pre-accelerator model with these results






Funding Raised

Newcastle Program


from recognized experts


to identify holes in the business and
 hone the startup’s story.


to help improve the startups impact.

Week 1: Induction

Meet your cohort, speakers, mentors and get a deep dive into what’s going to happen over the program and what you need to do to make the most from the program.

Week 2: Customer Development

Learn how to make the most of your time with customers and getting to the bottom of what they need from your startup and turn these lessons.

Week 3: Pitch And Presentation Skills

Get best practice tips on how to ensure your presentation and pitch skills communicate your company effectively, clearly and connect with your customers.

Week 4: Market Sizing

Understand how to breakdown markets to see how big your potential customer can be and start working on how to take the right steps in addressing this new business.

Week 5: Building Product that Matters

Hear from industry expert speakers on the factors that go into making products that your users and customers will care about to make your startup a necessary item for their everyday way of doing things.

Week 6: Venture Funding and Accelerators

Get insights into what role accelerators, seed and venture funding may play in the future of your startup and how best to deal with them at the right time for your business.

Startup Boost Newcastle Eco System Partners

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Working with Startup Boost is an exciting way for us to help founders who are looking for a program between a Techstars Startup Weekend and a Techstars mentorship-driven accelerator program. We are excited to partner with them to help entrepreneurs succeed.

David Brown founder and co-CEO of Techstars