Newcastle Startup Week: The North East needs to shout louder
Mo Aldalou speaks to event founder Paul Lancaster and some tech start-ups
Home to global success stories including the likes of tech unicorn Sage, Newcastle has a growing but tight-knit digital and tech community.
Mo Aldalou visited the opening day - 'Inspiration Day' - of the second Newcastle Startup Week to get a taste of the city's business community and entrepreneurship spirit.
He spoke to founder and co-producer Paul Lancaster and Tech Nation's North East engagement manager Jamie Hardesty about what the region has to offer, and also caught up with a few tech start-ups attending the event.
Paul Lancaster, founder, Plan Digital
Jamie Hardesty, community engagement manager (North East), Tech Nation
Ben Mason, founder, Global Bridge
Paul Drake, operations director, Sapere
Johnson Fernandes, CEO, EquiWatt