Startup Awards North East shines a spotlight, celebrates and connects ambitious, early stage founders to life changing opportunities and experiences.
State of play: According to national statistics, the North East has the lowest startup rates and the highest youth unemployment rates in the country. Matched with recovery from a pandemic and an expected influx in startup requests, we need to disrupt traditional business support, innovating new processes and activities that match the changing needs of our economy and environment.
With your help: Startup Awards North East, shines a spotlight, celebrates and connects ambitious, early stage founders from across the region to services, mentors, funding, new customers and peers. For the North East economy this means growth in the pre-startup enterprise market and more early stage founders successfully building their businesses here, creating jobs for our communities.
To find out how to apply or join us as a partner, visit: www.startupawardsne.co.uk