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Episode 066 - Inspiring entrepreneurs through a citywide festival
Paul Lancaster is an award-winning Inbound Marketing, Social Media & Business Development expert based in Newcastle upon Tyne in the North East of England. After helping other people start and grow their own business whilst working for Sage, Tech North (part of Tech City UK), Shell LiveWIRE, Project North East and Generator (plus a brief spell in the music industry as a house music DJ, producer and promoter), Paul finally started his own business, Plan Digital UK in April 2016. He’s also the Founder & Event Producer of the 5-day 'Newcastle Startup Week' festival in May & the 1-day 'Newcastle Scaleup Summit' in November.
Learn more about Newcastle Startup Week + Newcastle Scaleup Summit at newcastlestartupweek.com
Ian and Paul discuss:
- Being a Super Connector
- Flourisingh Tech outside of London
- Shouting about unsung heroes
- Tech North
- Northern Powerhouse
- Newcastle Startup Week
- Newcastle Scaleup Summit
Enter promo code ZENITH at eventbrite.com to get a £20 discount on tickets for ‘Newcastle Scaleup Summit’ on 23rd November.
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- Ep 19 - Stephanie Mulac | Entrepreneur? Don't BURN out!
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- Ep 33 - Matthew Turner | The Successful Mistake.
- Ep 35 - Nicki Morris | Business Stategy Planning.
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- Ep 48 - Nick Mann | How To Find Your Passion & Do What You Were Born To Do
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- Ep 54 - Robyn Crane | Make More Money, Help More People
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- Ep 60 - Dustin Mathews | Can One Great Presentation Make You Rich?
- Ep 62 - Irene Manson | Rise of the silver economy billions
- Ep 64 - Jefferson Lilly | Mobile Home Park Investment Niche
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- Ep 73 - Doug Scott | The skinny on Angel Investors & Venture Capitalists
- Ep 74 - Andreas Kambanis | Top 10 Mobile App Marketing Strategy
- Ep 80 - Alex Ingham | How To Build & Run A Start-up Business
- Ep 84 - Shaun Oakes | A Founder’s Journey
- Ep 91 - Laura Foster | What exactly is a Scale Up Business?
- Ep 96 - Richard Myers | Backing Entrepreneurs with Start-Up Loans
- Ep 99 - Timo Bouldt | Five Years & 250 Employees Later
- Ep 108 – Mugzy | Hip Hop Entrepreneurship
- Ep 111 - Ric Drasin | The Golden Era of Bodybuilding
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- Ep 135 - Ian & Panel | Life After University
- Ep 148 - Ian & Panel | Q & A With Three Business Founders
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- Ep 163 - Ashleigh King | Organising a TEDx Event & What Makes an Awesome Application
- Ep 164 - Nicola Jayne Little | Running MINT Business Club
- Ep 166 - Carl Buckley | Entrepreneurial Mindset & Wellbeing
- Ep 169 - Laura Middleton | An eCommerce Business Journey
- Ep 170 - Barney Waters | President of K-Swiss
- Ep 171 - Leon Howe | Business Incubator Benefits
- Ep 174 - Paul Lancaster | Start Something New
- Ep 175 - Deb McGargle | Understanding The World of Startups
- Ep 179 - Martin Stout | Impact via a Leading Business & Lifestyle Magazine
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