mingle with and events to network at.A university city on the River Tyne in the northeast of England, Newcastle was a major shipbuilding and manufacturing hub during the Industrial Revolution and is now a center of business, arts and sciences, plus it has the presence of some of the UK's biggest digital tech businesses such as "Sage". The area has long attracted innovative startups, which has caused an explosion of coworking venues and incubators.
In the 14th Century Newcastle was an important city for the wool trade and it later became a major coal mining area. Its port and shipyards hail from the 16th Century when it was one of the largest shipbuilding and ship repairing centers in the world. Today its economy comes from digital technology, tourism and retail from which the city contributes £13 billion towards the United Kingdom's GVA. Various support networks such as coworking spaces to play in and having access to finance from local investors are stimulating local startups.
Newcastle is giving birth to fintech firms that have staying power and the ability to gain funding. With its Newcastle and Northumbria Universities supporting and strengthening the tech cluster, there is a strong talent pool to draw upon. As independent souls look for places to conduct their domination of the world from, coworking venues provide the space to get their stuff done, awesome individuals to